Change The Default Location For Installing Apps In PC

As the size of hardrives increases, more people are using partitions to seperate and store groups of files.

Windows Hack

XP uses the C:Program Files directory as the default base directory into which new programs are installed.
However, you can change the default installation drive and/ or directory by using a Registry hack.

Run the Registry Editor (Go To Run And Type : regedit)and go to


Look for the value named ProgramFilesDir
By default,this value will be C:Program Files.To Change Right Click On It And Select Modify.And Change It As You Wish.

One Response to “Change The Default Location For Installing Apps In PC”
  1. Tommie June 10, 2013

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