Fetching physical path details of all databases in an instance

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USE SampleDatabase;
EXEC sp_helpfile;

returns physical paths of current database( SampleDatabase)...

What if the DBA needs to change/move physical data files of all databases to another location ?

In these cases and there are hundereds of databases in an instance, DBAs need to fetch physical storage paths for each database...

EXECUTE master.sys.sp_MSforeachdb  'USE [?]; EXEC sp_helpfile'  

master.sys.sp_MSforeachdb -- This undocumented SP is useful to loop through all databases...

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