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Changing program files location

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Guydabest, Jan 9, 2011.

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  1. Guydabest

    Guydabest Thread Starter

    Jan 9, 2011
    I've managed to change my "Program Files" location so it is my E:\ drive, and when I install 64bit applications it automatically wants to install to E:\Program Files (which is a good thing)
    However, I can't seem to make "Program Files (x86)" change too. I've uninstalled everything from there, but when I install 32 bit programs it wants by default to install to C:\Program Files (x86) , instead of E:\Program Files (x86).

    How can I change the default install location of 32 bit applications too? Here is what the registry page looks like that I changed everything in:

    (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion)

    I'm running Windows 7 64 bit if you didn't realise already :)
    Many thanks
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