All we know that in windows operating system, While installing any software it automatically shows the default location “C:/” for installation(i.e, Software’s installation file and running fiels will be stored in C Drive).
To change the Default installation file location of software, we have to edit in Regedit
Regedit means REGistry EDITor
In windows XP Click on Start Menu –> Type Regedit in Run
In windows 7 Type Regedit in Search Bar
Here is the screenshot for windows 7 to open Registry Editor
Window will be opened and it will be look like this
Then Navigate as mentioned below,
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> SOFTWARE -> Microsoft -> Windows -> CurrentVersion -> Setup
Default Directory C:\ option will be set while installing the windows operating
Right Click on BootDir and click modify to Change the default Installation file location
Set Which Path location you needed.
After this your computer installation default path will be changed.
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