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can I move LibreOffice to D: drive

asked 2020-09-17 18:18:38 +0200

Virgule43 gravatar image

I would like to move LibreOffice to my D: drive to save space on C:

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answered 2020-09-17 18:43:23 +0200

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updated 2020-09-18 17:03:11 +0200

Hello,

What do you mean by "move"? Copy to D and remove from C:\Program Files. If you mean that, then the answer is "No". You need to uninstall (from C:) and reinstall to D: (and if I remember correctly: Don't select D: directly but create a sub-directory D:\Programs and install into that directory. The location can be selected during installation. You need to select Custom type of installation

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and in the following dialog you can select the location to install LibreOffice to (Click the Change button).

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Please also note that your LibreOffice user profile will stay on C: (%appdata%\libreoffice\4\)

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answered 2020-09-17 18:34:27 +0200

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updated 2020-09-17 18:37:19 +0200

General Answer: Yes

But it might be better (safer) to first uninstall LO from C: and reinstall it to the new location. D: Otherwise system refs/links and such might get broken. Just to be on the safe side.

And if you never want to bother with that again, you could also use a portable version of LO, which is simply one exe file, that you can move and run from wherever you like. link: https://www.libreoffice.org/download/...

Hope that helps.

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answered 2020-09-17 18:36:25 +0200

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Uninstall it (fully!) and then install it to the D: drive. Choose the Custom install at the beginning of the installation. Then you will able to choose the target directory to the installation.

Or use a portable version. Search pn the PortableApps or the winPenPack sites.

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