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Windows 7: want to decide location of program to be installed, how?

30 Nov 2011   #1

windows 7 home premium
want to decide location of program to be installed, how?

Windows 7 64bit hp.

Info: Some exe files ask during installation, in which folder the program
should be installed, some don't.

Q: If not asked during installation, how can I decide in which folder
the program must be installed anyway?

Thank you.

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30 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 8.1 ; Windows 7 x86 (Dec2008-Jan2013)

If installer is InstallShield based you can use the following command line options:
Setup.exe /v"INSTALLDIR=\"c:\My Files\""
Same thing is valid for MSI files.

Most of the program which do not ask for a setup folder, either would not work in another folder(due to specific reasons) and/or are made by amateurs (thus might be of a low quality).
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30 Nov 2011   #3

windows 7 home premium

Thank you.
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