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19-02-2002, 10:15 AM
Is there a utility (like Tweakui) that will enable me to change the system setting for the default temp/tmp file folder in winNT. I'm a little hesitant to use regedit. My problem is a program that creates a temp file and then tries to read it. Unfortunately where it puts it and where it looks for it are two different places so the program crashes. Vendors suggestion- reinstal WinNT-yeah right!

Any idiot proof suggestions.



19-02-2002, 01:23 PM
Hi Alastair,

To modify the location of your temp directory, open the control panel, system applet, and click the environment tab. Create new variables TEMP and TMP, and set their value to c:\temp or other folder.

Otherwise check your program, it may have an option for the temporary folder.