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How Do You Change The Install Location Of Metro/Microsoft Store Apps?

  1. #1

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    Windows 8 Pro

    How Do You Change The Install Location Of Metro/Microsoft Store Apps?

    When you download an app from the Microsoft Store how do you change the install location? There are no options shown whatsoever. :O

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  2. #2

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    Windows 8 Pro

    I would also like to know this - my SSD drive that my Windows runs from is only small and I don't want it filled with the Apps etc, I like to put everything else onto my secondary "main" drive.
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    Windows 8 pro

    Yes, we must have ability to install these apps whereever we need them . Do NOT want everything on the C drive. Who thought this was a good idea.
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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    I read that the best way to install Windows 8 apps on another drive besides drive C is to move the Users folder to that desired drive. However, you have to do it the correct way. You can't simply drag the Users folder to the new drive.
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  5. #5

    South Carolina
    Posts : 47
    Windows 8

    Ive seen a video of someone doing it on their microsoft surface rt. But You might have to check the ol Youtube.
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