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Can I change installation path for AdWords Editor?

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The editor installs its data in the user profile on the C drive. Is there any way to change this path? There is no question concerning the path location during the installation process. The main issue is the memory size of the C drive.

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Can I change installation path for AdWords Editor?

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If your issue is the size of your primary drive, then it seems what you'd really like to do is change where data files are stored, which you can do independently of where the program is installed.

 

The default data location is C:\Users\%USERNAME%\AppData\Local\Google\Google-AdWords-Editor

 

What you can do is move the Google-AdWords-Editor folder to a different drive, then create a symbolic directory link, using MKLINK /D, at the default location targeting the new location, which should be a local (preferred over network) drive.

 

If none of the aforementioned makes sense, then I'd advise against it.

Can I change installation path for AdWords Editor?

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I remembered it mentioned about the landing path. I'm sorry I cant follow this