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I beleive i have asked this question before but i cannot retrive my old topics anymore. perhaps they are to old.

anyway, i know there is a way to do this cause i have done it before. There is some string somewhere that i can change in order for windows to automatically install stuff to a different drive. For instance if i put a program in it would automatically want to put it on my F instead of my C. Can you tell me how i can accomplish this? Thanks alot for any help.
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Hi wburrough :)

You can change the default location to install programs by editing a key in your registry. I wouldn't suggest playing in the registry though without having a good basic understanding of it and backing up the sections you are changing first.

Open your registry editor then navigate to the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion key, then change the ProgramFilesDir value to the location you want.
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