I have my Download directory relocated to my D: drive, as well as any other data-related directories (for My Documents, My etc.).
However, apparently the drive spec in the installation file is hard-coded to point to C drive. I get a message the installation file cannot be found when the install proper begins if I leave it where it downloaded (on D:). If I copy the msi file to the original location on my C: drive it works.
I've noticed this hard-coding with some other program installations, and it really should be changed to allow running the installation from other than C: especially since Windows allows relocation of these standard directories.
have you tried 188.8.131.52?
is it the same?
(In reply to tommy27 from comment #1)
> have you tried 184.108.40.206?
> is it the same?
220.127.116.11 was the version I was installing. So it's an ongoing problem. There must be some generic code/object being picked up by developers that has the hardcoding issue, because I've encountered it in msi's to install other software.
(In reply to jnqbxny from comment #2)
> (In reply to tommy27 from comment #1)
> > have you tried 18.104.22.168?
> > is it the same?
> 22.214.171.124 was the version I was installing.
Version -> 126.96.36.199
Tried with 188.8.131.52 from Q: drive, it installed fine.
Got it from here http://dev-builds.libreoffice.org/pre-releases/win/x86/
Win 7 64-bit.
What Windows version do you have?
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I see you installed successfully using updated version. No time to try right now but will do so either later today 1/18 or on 1/19 and report back. Thanks. Per you q: I am on Windows 7 64-bit
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