Posted on 2005-05-15
Last Modified: 2010-04-11
can i redirect path of a programfiles location to some ather palce for particular user. not for all user. for instance default location is c: \program files can i redirect to d:.
Question by:pridesn8
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    No. The program files location is a systemwide setting and is not configurable on a user by user basis. You can have some applications installed for a specific user and they can be on D: but the system defaults to C:.
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    Do you want specific programs to be only accesible to a particular user?

    Dr. Z
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    Accepted Solution

    When you install a new program , Yes! With the old programs you can use a file mover. But would probably be easier to uninstall the program and then reinstall it to D:.
     If you are running out of room on the c driive, you may want to increase your partition if you have it??

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    As a workaround, I suggest yo make a private folder in drive D: When the user of that folder installs new software he can install it to that folder or a subfolder thereof.  For old installations, just uninstall them and reinstall as appropriate.

    Dr. Z

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