1. Quhi's Avatar
    Did anyone test if it is possible to install apps on PC on other discs?
    02-04-2015 03:23 PM
  2. Quhi's Avatar
    02-06-2015 04:33 AM
  3. Harrie-S's Avatar
    I did not try but it can be done see this link how to do it on windows 8 so it should be similar in windows 10.
    But beware of the consequences as explained in the tutorial.
    How to Change Metro Apps Default Installation Location in Windows 8? - AskVG
    Last edited by Harrie-S; 02-06-2015 at 05:40 AM.
    02-06-2015 04:53 AM
  4. Quhi's Avatar
    This is particularly why I'm asking it. You can do it in w8 but not in w8.1 😢.
    02-06-2015 04:33 PM
  5. MichaelMcD's Avatar
    I have tried both methods shown here on Windows 10 preview build 9926:
    (can't post link) redmondpie > how-to-install-windows-8-app-store-apps-on-different-drive-location

    Neither was successful. Changing the registry key had no effect. I could not complete the steps in the Symlink method, and now the start menu does not work. I got as far as copying the WindowsApps folder to my second drive, but when I tried to delete the copy on the OS drive I got "access is denied" errors. I tried it again in Safe Mode, same thing, and the start menu would not work in safe mode either. So, I am about to repair my install to restore the start menu and undo any damage done.

    If anyone finds a way to do this on Windows 10, please post it. I hope Microsoft makes this a core feature in the release version. I seem to have the common situation warranting this feature: small SSD for Windows and a large secondary HDD.
    02-22-2015 03:35 PM

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