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Windows 7: Game patch is extracting to C(main), instead of D disk....

10 Feb 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
Game patch is extracting to C(main), instead of D disk....


I have a problem. I installed a game, and I am applying patches to it.(CoD:WaW)
The thing is, I firstly installed game to D disk(where I install everything), and when I went to apply patches, they all first extracted themselves into C disk(I have no idea how to find it, I searched and everything, and can't find it), then they open as installer, and asks me where I want to install that patch, obviously, default target location(which is where the game is installed- D disk).

So, my problem is that, when I apply those patches, they extract themselves to C disk, instead of D disk. And I don't have lot of space on C disk, Little more then 3 GB now(38GB total, and D disk has a bunch more GB's), so it wont let me finish applying patches.

Please, if anyone understand what I'm saying, and knows possible solution, please, advise me. Anything will help.

Thank you.

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11 Feb 2012   #2
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

hi Mawfaka, and welcome to sevenforums,

the patches are in a compressed format, similar to zip. so when you run them, they have to first extract/unpack/unzip themselves to get to the actual install program.

they will extract to your system's temp folder, which by default is usually c:\windows\temp

if you want to change this location, try these steps:

click on start-orb >> right-click on computer >> properties >> advanced system settings >> environment variables >> edit the location of TEMP and TMP to something like d:\temp

then start windows explorer and actually make a new folder in d: called temp
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12 Feb 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

Thank you for both, welcome, and help!

Appreciated. =)
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12 Feb 2012   #4
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

happy to help

enjoy your time at sevenforums.
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 Game patch is extracting to C(main), instead of D disk....

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