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AlKossow5040
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Point users support files to admin so secondary installer doesn't run

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01-18-2011 07:44 AM

When a user logs off of the windows xp desktop the users profile is deleted.  When a user runs 2011 autocad electrical the secondary installer runs again because the support files are not in the users profile.  How do you redirect the files that are installed by the secondary installer to point to the local admin support files?

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hashim.mundol
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Re: Point users support files to admin so secondary installer doesn't run

01-19-2011 12:55 AM in reply to: AlKossow5040

I don't think it is good idea to change these to admin profile due to permission issues. 

 

This is the common behavior on secondary installer (for Autocad, should be similar for Electrical)

 

http://usa.autodesk.com/getdoc/id=TS1055299

 

one will have to work within this limitation to change any paths.

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AlKossow5040
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Re: Point users support files to admin so secondary installer doesn't run

01-19-2011 12:34 PM in reply to: AlKossow5040

Do anyone know how to redirect the support files that write to the user profile directory to the local admin support directory?  This would be the file that the secondary installer installs if they are not there.

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