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cannot change install directory

asked 2017-12-02 00:45:53 +0100

pjcamp gravatar image

Libre Office said there was an update. I grabbed the stable one and ran the installer. I chose custom install because my C: drive is crowded. I navigated to a folder on my D: partition, clicked ok, and saw that it STILL wants to install on C:\Program Files (x86)/LibreOffice5.

I don't want it there.

Windows 10 64 bit Current version LIbreOffice: 5.0.6.3

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Uninstall old LO first.

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2017-12-02 07:58:29 +0100 )edit

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answered 2018-12-06 15:28:30 +0100

It seems to read the default install directory from the Windows configuration no matter what's specified in the installer; go into your Windows settings and set the desired download/installation directory as "default" there, kill and restart the LibreOffice installer, and it should work.

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