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thequintz

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Does anyone know of a clean ( virus free ) program that will relocate (move) installed programs from one path to another on a hard disk?

I would like to move an application from the "E" drive into the C:\Program Files folder.

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Possible but riddled with complications.
Far better solution is to uninstall it and then reinstall it, changing the installation folder to where you want it to be.
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Tried that but application always wants to reinstall into the incorrect logical disk partition
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So change the installation folder. As per Microsoft guidelines programs should install into their own folder and sub-folders under Program Files anyway.
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The installation wizard does not allow or even provide a option for an install folder. It just bypasses this option and installs into it's predetermined location, which is impossible to determine. Regardless what I try it always installs in the root of the last logical partition. I tried to remove the application, then complete format of the installed partition, followed by a new 'clean' install. It again installed into the same place as before. Frustrating ! :)
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Then this'll be a limitation of the program. Unfortunately looks like you're stuck with it.
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