/build/static/layout/Breadcrumb_cap_w.png

How to use %Localappdata% on Windows 7 x64

Hi,

I need to install files on a Windows 7 x64 target system on the following location

C:\Users\[USER]\AppData\Local.

When I use the default file location in Wise package studio: Windows\Profiles\Local Settings\Application Data the files are installed at C:\Users\[USER]\AppData\Roaming.
I need tips and tricks to deal with this in Windows 7 x74.

Can some one point me to the right direction

Thanks

0 Comments   [ + ] Show comments

Answers (2)

Posted by: reds4eva 11 years ago
Second Degree Blue Belt
0
You could use a "Set Directory" custom action.
You need to set %Localappdata% to "C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local"
Posted by: anonymous_9363 11 years ago
Red Belt
0
...making sure, of course, that the CA is appropriately conditioned for the OS.

BTW, you're aware that the folder resolution you're seeing is occuring because you have roaming profiles? Are you sure that you want to move this application's data storage area?

See this document for details about Vista/Windows 7 tidying-up of these folders.
Rating comments in this legacy AppDeploy message board thread won't reorder them,
so that the conversation will remain readable.

Don't be a Stranger!

Sign up today to participate, stay informed, earn points and establish a reputation for yourself!

Sign up! or login

Share

 
This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this site and/or clicking the "Accept" button you are providing consent Quest Software and its affiliates do NOT sell the Personal Data you provide to us either when you register on our websites or when you do business with us. For more information about our Privacy Policy and our data protection efforts, please visit GDPR-HQ