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i have 2 hard drives and i would like to change the
directory to the temp file which is created every time i
download. the current hard drive which the
download 'temp file' is pointed to does not have enough
space before i install to the other (larger) drive...
can i change the path of the temp file which is created
upon download to the hard drive with more space available?
i cant create any more space on my smaller drive and i
really would like to download a demo that is 750mb but i
am not able to even though i direct the download to my
large hard drive due to this temp file issue..!! help!!
 
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"mike" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:1d42c01c45414$f52d1cb0$a601280a@phx.gbl...
> i have 2 hard drives and i would like to change the
> directory to the temp file which is created every time i
> download. the current hard drive which the
> download 'temp file' is pointed to does not have enough
> space before i install to the other (larger) drive...
> can i change the path of the temp file which is created
> upon download to the hard drive with more space available?
> i cant create any more space on my smaller drive and i
> really would like to download a demo that is 750mb but i
> am not able to even though i direct the download to my
> large hard drive due to this temp file issue..!! help!!

Control Panel / System / Advanced / Environmental Variables

The subject is actually covered in detail in the Windows Help
files: Start / Help / Search / type temp / Setting Environmental
Variables.
 
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ok i found where u r speaking of - but - how do i change
the path?? i c the edit button but after clicking it the
regular path name, like:C:\local settings.... does not
appear. instead it looks like this:
%userprofile%localsettings with no drive to indicate the
path..??? help again pls!!!!
i cant find in help files how to edit these environmental
varibles either...what the heck is with the % signs??
thanks
>-----Original Message-----
>
>"mike" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
message
>news:1d42c01c45414$f52d1cb0$a601280a@phx.gbl...
>> i have 2 hard drives and i would like to change the
>> directory to the temp file which is created every time
i
>> download. the current hard drive which the
>> download 'temp file' is pointed to does not have enough
>> space before i install to the other (larger) drive...
>> can i change the path of the temp file which is created
>> upon download to the hard drive with more space
available?
>> i cant create any more space on my smaller drive and i
>> really would like to download a demo that is 750mb but
i
>> am not able to even though i direct the download to my
>> large hard drive due to this temp file issue..!! help!!
>
>Control Panel / System / Advanced / Environmental
Variables
>
>The subject is actually covered in detail in the Windows
Help
>files: Start / Help / Search / type temp / Setting
Environmental
>Variables.
>
>
>.
>
 

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If you would read the answer from Pegasus - he said all the necessary
instructions were in the Help file on your computer. Go read them.

<anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:1d8c801c45427$a1069f40$a101280a@phx.gbl...
> ok i found where u r speaking of - but - how do i change
> the path?? i c the edit button but after clicking it the
> regular path name, like:C:\local settings.... does not
> appear. instead it looks like this:
> %userprofile%localsettings with no drive to indicate the
> path..??? help again pls!!!!
> i cant find in help files how to edit these environmental
> varibles either...what the heck is with the % signs??
> thanks
> >-----Original Message-----
> >
> >"mike" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
> message
> >news:1d42c01c45414$f52d1cb0$a601280a@phx.gbl...
> >> i have 2 hard drives and i would like to change the
> >> directory to the temp file which is created every time
> i
> >> download. the current hard drive which the
> >> download 'temp file' is pointed to does not have enough
> >> space before i install to the other (larger) drive...
> >> can i change the path of the temp file which is created
> >> upon download to the hard drive with more space
> available?
> >> i cant create any more space on my smaller drive and i
> >> really would like to download a demo that is 750mb but
> i
> >> am not able to even though i direct the download to my
> >> large hard drive due to this temp file issue..!! help!!
> >
> >Control Panel / System / Advanced / Environmental
> Variables
> >
> >The subject is actually covered in detail in the Windows
> Help
> >files: Start / Help / Search / type temp / Setting
> Environmental
> >Variables.
> >
> >
> >.
> >
 

Mike

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i cant find any help files on editing the environmental
varibles!!

>-----Original Message-----
>If you would read the answer from Pegasus - he said all
the necessary
>instructions were in the Help file on your computer. Go
read them.
>
><anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>news:1d8c801c45427$a1069f40$a101280a@phx.gbl...
>> ok i found where u r speaking of - but - how do i
change
>> the path?? i c the edit button but after clicking it
the
>> regular path name, like:C:\local settings.... does not
>> appear. instead it looks like this:
>> %userprofile%localsettings with no drive to indicate
the
>> path..??? help again pls!!!!
>> i cant find in help files how to edit these
environmental
>> varibles either...what the heck is with the % signs??
>> thanks
>> >-----Original Message-----
>> >
>> >"mike" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
>> message
>> >news:1d42c01c45414$f52d1cb0$a601280a@phx.gbl...
>> >> i have 2 hard drives and i would like to change the
>> >> directory to the temp file which is created every
time
>> i
>> >> download. the current hard drive which the
>> >> download 'temp file' is pointed to does not have
enough
>> >> space before i install to the other (larger)
drive...
>> >> can i change the path of the temp file which is
created
>> >> upon download to the hard drive with more space
>> available?
>> >> i cant create any more space on my smaller drive
and i
>> >> really would like to download a demo that is 750mb
but
>> i
>> >> am not able to even though i direct the download to
my
>> >> large hard drive due to this temp file issue..!!
help!!
>> >
>> >Control Panel / System / Advanced / Environmental
>> Variables
>> >
>> >The subject is actually covered in detail in the
Windows
>> Help
>> >files: Start / Help / Search / type temp / Setting
>> Environmental
>> >Variables.
>> >
>> >
>> >.
>> >
>
>
>.
>
 
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I will repeat my previous instructions in long-hand:

1. Click Start
2. Click Help
3. Click the Search tab
4. Type the word temp
5. Double-click "Setting environmental variables"
6. Read the explanations
7. Click "Related Topics" at the bottom


"mike" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:1d48601c4542a$48aa81b0$a601280a@phx.gbl...
> i cant find any help files on editing the environmental
> varibles!!
>
> >-----Original Message-----
> >If you would read the answer from Pegasus - he said all
> the necessary
> >instructions were in the Help file on your computer. Go
> read them.
> >
> ><anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >news:1d8c801c45427$a1069f40$a101280a@phx.gbl...
> >> ok i found where u r speaking of - but - how do i
> change
> >> the path?? i c the edit button but after clicking it
> the
> >> regular path name, like:C:\local settings.... does not
> >> appear. instead it looks like this:
> >> %userprofile%localsettings with no drive to indicate
> the
> >> path..??? help again pls!!!!
> >> i cant find in help files how to edit these
> environmental
> >> varibles either...what the heck is with the % signs??
> >> thanks
> >> >-----Original Message-----
> >> >
> >> >"mike" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
> >> message
> >> >news:1d42c01c45414$f52d1cb0$a601280a@phx.gbl...
> >> >> i have 2 hard drives and i would like to change the
> >> >> directory to the temp file which is created every
> time
> >> i
> >> >> download. the current hard drive which the
> >> >> download 'temp file' is pointed to does not have
> enough
> >> >> space before i install to the other (larger)
> drive...
> >> >> can i change the path of the temp file which is
> created
> >> >> upon download to the hard drive with more space
> >> available?
> >> >> i cant create any more space on my smaller drive
> and i
> >> >> really would like to download a demo that is 750mb
> but
> >> i
> >> >> am not able to even though i direct the download to
> my
> >> >> large hard drive due to this temp file issue..!!
> help!!
> >> >
> >> >Control Panel / System / Advanced / Environmental
> >> Variables
> >> >
> >> >The subject is actually covered in detail in the
> Windows
> >> Help
> >> >files: Start / Help / Search / type temp / Setting
> >> Environmental
> >> >Variables.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >.
> >> >
> >
> >
> >.
> >
 

Mike

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sorry there r no instructions on how to edit the
environmental varibles no matter how many times u tell me
how to go to the help files for them....
i cannot find an explanation for changing a path that
looks like this: %userprofile%\localsettings\temp
that string is pointing to my c drive and i would like to
change it to my f drive. how this is done is not
explained in any of the files u r referring to, even
the "related topics" which actually just run u in a
circle back to where u start.
will u try and edit the TEMP varible yourself so that we
could uderstand eachother better please.

>-----Original Message-----
>I will repeat my previous instructions in long-hand:
>
>1. Click Start
>2. Click Help
>3. Click the Search tab
>4. Type the word temp
>5. Double-click "Setting environmental variables"
>6. Read the explanations
>7. Click "Related Topics" at the bottom
>
>
>"mike" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
message
>news:1d48601c4542a$48aa81b0$a601280a@phx.gbl...
>> i cant find any help files on editing the environmental
>> varibles!!
>>
>> >-----Original Message-----
>> >If you would read the answer from Pegasus - he said
all
>> the necessary
>> >instructions were in the Help file on your computer.
Go
>> read them.
>> >
>> ><anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> >news:1d8c801c45427$a1069f40$a101280a@phx.gbl...
>> >> ok i found where u r speaking of - but - how do i
>> change
>> >> the path?? i c the edit button but after clicking it
>> the
>> >> regular path name, like:C:\local settings.... does
not
>> >> appear. instead it looks like this:
>> >> %userprofile%localsettings with no drive to
indicate
>> the
>> >> path..??? help again pls!!!!
>> >> i cant find in help files how to edit these
>> environmental
>> >> varibles either...what the heck is with the %
signs??
>> >> thanks
>> >> >-----Original Message-----
>> >> >
>> >> >"mike" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote
in
>> >> message
>> >> >news:1d42c01c45414$f52d1cb0$a601280a@phx.gbl...
>> >> >> i have 2 hard drives and i would like to change
the
>> >> >> directory to the temp file which is created every
>> time
>> >> i
>> >> >> download. the current hard drive which the
>> >> >> download 'temp file' is pointed to does not have
>> enough
>> >> >> space before i install to the other (larger)
>> drive...
>> >> >> can i change the path of the temp file which is
>> created
>> >> >> upon download to the hard drive with more space
>> >> available?
>> >> >> i cant create any more space on my smaller drive
>> and i
>> >> >> really would like to download a demo that is
750mb
>> but
>> >> i
>> >> >> am not able to even though i direct the download
to
>> my
>> >> >> large hard drive due to this temp file issue..!!
>> help!!
>> >> >
>> >> >Control Panel / System / Advanced / Environmental
>> >> Variables
>> >> >
>> >> >The subject is actually covered in detail in the
>> Windows
>> >> Help
>> >> >files: Start / Help / Search / type temp /
Setting
>> >> Environmental
>> >> >Variables.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >.
>> >> >
>> >
>> >
>> >.
>> >
>
>
>.
>
 

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