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Hi! Newbie here!
I was just wondering if it's ok to save some programs to disk in order to save space on my hard drive. Mostly like Photoshop, Printshop or other applications. I don't mean any programs that came with my pc, just ones that I have added. I do realize tht it would mean inserting the disk every time I wanted to use one of the programs. Would it harm my pc to do that? Am I wrong in assuming that the program would have to re-install every time I do that? Or can I just run it from the disk...no installation??
Thanks in advance,
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Hello nuzzmark...

In a word...no.

Applications like those you mentioned must be installed to the registry and have the necessary files available on the hard drive in order to function properly. Stand alone executables can be run from a cd or flash drive, but most larger programs will not fall under this category.

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Hi wannabe1,
Thanks for your fast response. I didn't think I could, but wanted to make sure.
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You are quite welcome. :)
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