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office and %TEMP%

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by RE66, Jul 28, 2006.

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    Office needed to better support external HDD:
    To increase my computer performance I put "temporary files" on my
    external HDD ( Decreasing the load on my main HD )
    I have done so using the following technics:
    1. Set the location of Internet file cache to the external HD.
    2. Set the %TEMP% %TMP% of both system and user to the external HD.


    This soltion requir some improvment from the OS or OFFICE:
    Having alternative , default location on the primary partition in which
    the OS is
    installed. Having that will enable me to detach the external USB drive
    without
    having problems with applications.

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  3. RE66

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    To correct myself:
    I have wrote:
    > Having alternative , default location on the primary partition in which
    > the OS is


    It should be:
    Having alternative , default location for the "temp" file which is used when
    the user setting does not works. Such default location should be on the same
    primary partition in which the OS is

    "RE66" wrote:

    > Office needed to better support external HDD:
    > To increase my computer performance I put "temporary files" on my
    > external HDD ( Decreasing the load on my main HD )
    > I have done so using the following technics:
    > 1. Set the location of Internet file cache to the external HD.
    > 2. Set the %TEMP% %TMP% of both system and user to the external HD.
    >
    >
    > This soltion requir some improvment from the OS or OFFICE:
    > Having alternative , default location on the primary partition in which
    > the OS is
    > installed. Having that will enable me to detach the external USB drive
    > without
    > having problems with applications.
    >
    > ----------------
    > This post is a suggestion for Microsoft, and Microsoft responds to the
    > suggestions with the most votes. To vote for this suggestion, click the "I
    > Agree" button in the message pane. If you do not see the button, follow this
    > link to open the suggestion in the Microsoft Web-based Newsreader and then
    > click "I Agree" in the message pane.
    >
    > http://www.microsoft.com/office/com...-8820-8ebaffba322f&dg=microsoft.public.access
     
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