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SW install, settings for any user profile

Question asked by Richard Remer on Nov 14, 2012
Latest reply on Jan 15, 2013 by Jason Palmer

Hi,

It's been a very long time since I've had to be concerned with SW installation.  We will be upgrading next week to SW 2012 (network license).  As I am getting a "standard options" file ready for this, I recall that some options point to a folder in the local user profile.

 

For example, if my username is "thisguy" and I want my backup folder to be in a subfolder of my local TEMP, and I'm on Windows 7, the setting might look like "C:\Users\thisguy\AppData\Local\Temp\swbackups".  However when installed on a computer used by "otherguy", the folder will exist in "thisguy"'s profile and thus be unwriteable.

 

Can I embed an environment variable such as %TEMP% and will the installer handle it as intended?  Or is there a preferred way to make this work?

 

Thanks.

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