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Can't Change Installation Drive for new install of Visual Studio Professional 2005



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I am trying to install the MSDN version of Visual Studio Professional
2005 and the goddamn install won't let me change the installation drive
-- it shows that everything will be installed to C: but I don't have
enough space on C and I want to install to a different hard-drive but
the damn install doesn't allow me to change the drive.

Has anyone experienced this before????

HELP PLEASE!
Mar 11 '06 #1
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Hi,

If install the default components you can not select the install
path. Try clicking on the options to select components to install. I think
you can select the path then.

Ken
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--

I am trying to install the MSDN version of Visual Studio Professional
2005 and the goddamn install won't let me change the installation drive
-- it shows that everything will be installed to C: but I don't have
enough space on C and I want to install to a different hard-drive but
the damn install doesn't allow me to change the drive.

Has anyone experienced this before????

HELP PLEASE!

Mar 11 '06 #2
Ken Tucker [MVP] wrote:
Hi,

If install the default components you can not select the
install path. Try clicking on the options to select components to
install. I think you can select the path then.

Thanks Ken, well, here's where it gets weird again -- I can change the
path for some components, but not all (for example C++ I can change the
location for, but not VB) -- however I was able to move enough
components that I had enough space on my C drive.

Thanks again,

Ken
-----------
"Krazy Katt" <n6********@sneakemail.com> wrote in message
news:%2****************@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...


--
I am trying to install the MSDN version of Visual Studio
Professional 2005 and the goddamn install won't let me change the
installation drive -- it shows that everything will be installed to
C: but I don't have enough space on C and I want to install to a
different hard-drive but the damn install doesn't allow me to
change the drive.

Has anyone experienced this before????

HELP PLEASE!


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Mar 11 '06 #3
Krazy Katt wrote:
Ken Tucker [MVP] wrote:
Hi,

If install the default components you can not select the
install path. Try clicking on the options to select components to
install. I think you can select the path then.


Thanks Ken, well, here's where it gets weird again -- I can change the
path for some components, but not all (for example C++ I can change
the location for, but not VB) -- however I was able to move enough
components that I had enough space on my C drive.

Thanks again,

Ken
-----------
"Krazy Katt" <n6********@sneakemail.com> wrote in message
news:%2****************@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...


--
I am trying to install the MSDN version of Visual Studio
Professional 2005 and the goddamn install won't let me change the
installation drive -- it shows that everything will be installed
to C: but I don't have enough space on C and I want to install to
a different hard-drive but the damn install doesn't allow me to
change the drive.

Has anyone experienced this before????

HELP PLEASE!

Found out why I was having problems changing locations even after Ken's
help -- I wasn't installing VS.NET 2005 , I was installing VS.NET Pro
2002!!!! I downloaded the wrong one ...

Thanks again all!
All seems well now...
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Mar 11 '06 #4

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