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Windows 7: customize %windir% folder during install

24 Jan 2015   #1
raven428

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 
customize %windir% folder during install

Hello. How I can customize c:\windows folder to something other during installation? I tried to google it before ask, but found only customization of install folder (Program Files/ProgramData) and profiles location.


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24 Jan 2015   #2
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Why do you want to change the name of the c:\windows folder ?
If you CAN do it, it might cause problems, problems, problems, ...
Programs, updates, etc. may expect this folder to be there ???
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