Should be fine to just use Z:\Temp. The default contains a variable as the
design of Vista has everything run within the user profile.
Best of Luck,
Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
"Arne" <Arne@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> The default path is: %USER PROFILE%\App Data\Local\Temp
> Will changing the path to Z:\Temp work, or is there a meta-character
> designator for the path?
> "Rick Rogers" wrote:
>> Hi Arne,
>> There is no reason you can't move the %temp% folders to another volume.
>> Best of Luck,
>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>> "Arne" <Arne@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> > Is it permissible to change the evironment variables to have temp files
>> > placed on as second hard drive (where the OS is not installed). I
>> > changed
>> > the
>> > location to T:/Temp and now there are problems installing Acrobat
>> > Reader.
>> > Originally, the partition was on the same hard drive as the OS, and
>> > this
>> > change did not cause any problems. After moving files and creating and
>> > formating the T:/ partition on the second drive, there are install
>> > errors.
>> > I
>> > also put the Temporary Internet Files in the T:/ directory. These
>> > files
>> > will
>> > appear, if I check from within Internet Explorer, but they were not
>> > visible
>> > in Windows Explorer. I had to call it quits this morning before work,
>> > so I
>> > am
>> > not certain if a reboot will solve the problem.
>> > It seems a reasonable thing to have all the temp files stored on a
>> > second
>> > hard drive and make use of the two physically independent read/write
>> > hard
>> > drive spindles.
>> > Does anyone know if there is a prohibition on putting the temp folders
>> > on
>> > a
>> > second hard drive?