D drive versus C drive path question

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Hello,

I have downloaded an antimalware program to a CD-R from my home computer. When I try to insert the CD-R into my work laptop- it recognizes the D drive and displays the program file. When I try to open the file - it shows the file on a path from the C drive and and says the program doesn't exist. Why does it think the program is on the C drive? The home computer is running Visat and the laptop is windows 7.


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Hi

Because the default installation path is C as you can't install it on D. The programme does not exist because it's trying to read it on "C".

I suggest you download the application on the target computer to your desktop and install it from there. Also, the CD may not have the MSI (Microsoft Installer) file.

Good luck
Thank You very much for your input. I have the app installed on my desktop, but I would like to install it on my Laptop using the CD-R. Can I copy the file from D to C and then install on my laptop? I did not realize you could not open/install from D. Thank You.
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Yes you can.

You can normally install from D but the software copy must be ISO.