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Installing to C: Path

Posted: Tue May 04, 2021 6:55 pm
by rsocor01
Hi,

I want to install our program in our office in the c: path directly. So, <programfiles> won't work. What variable can I use to install my program in the main drive (example, c:) instead of using <ProgramFiles> ?

Thanks.

Re: Installing to C: Path

Posted: Sun May 09, 2021 1:24 pm
by Soner
Hello,

currently, this is not possible since applications are not supposed to be installed into the path C:\. Usually, you should use <ProgramFiles>.

A current workaround is to specify the following path in InstallForge: <ProgramFiles>\..\
This can lead to an undesired behaviour under some circumstances. However, this should only happen rarely. But again: installing applications directly into C:\ is highly discouraged.