Installing Application - How to change the default location?

December 2016







Issue


You have 2 partitions, C: and D:, the C: partition space is decreasing and you wish to automatically install your applications on the D: partition without changing the destination drive each time during the beginning of an installation?


Solution


Here is the solution:
  • Click on "Start" > "Run"
  • Type: “regedit”
  • Locate this directory:


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
  • Search for ProgramFilesDir. by default,this value will be C:\Program Files. Edit the value another drive or folder.




This will be the default destination where your applications will be installed to!

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