|13 Feb 2011||#1|
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Installing Applications to a Network Drive
I am soon going to running off NAS as opposed to storage on my computer.
I'm fairly sure you can install an application to a network location, but I know that there are more than just files involved in installing an application.
My situation is going to be:
X amount of storage (In a secure configuration...eg RAID 0+1),
SSD in my computer to run windows.
I want to be in a position whereby if I feel the urge to reinstall windows for whatever reason I don't need to worry about any data at all. I know that programs come compacted but since I have so much space, I don't mind leaving them in an installed state on my NAS.
I want to be able to run some sort of installing which will configure my computer in such a way that the program is installed for use from the network. (i.e. It creates the application settings in AppData folder, last layout stuff, registry entries, settings directories).
I want to know how you think it would work if I were to try the following:
1. Backup the registry before and after the install, then remove the common keys (And any other irrelevant ones such as installer settings/temporary entries).
2. Just run the installing and have it try to install in the same directory. (This is pretty much a question of what would happen if the files were already there.)
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