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The template-files are installed in the wrong folder

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It seems the installer assumes your templates-folder are in the default location under "My Documents", which is not allways true.
 
I have changed the path in VS2008 where the templates are stored (Tools => Options => Projects and Solutions => General) to a local folder on C.
This path is stored in the registry, but it seems the installer expects the location of the templates to be in the "My Documents" folder.
 
The errormessage I get is:
"Could not access network location \DC1\redirect\Ola.Nordman\My Documents\Visual Studio 2008\Templates\ProjectTemplates\Visual Basic\"
 
This happens at my office-pc and we're using MS file synching, hence the "My Documents"-folder are stored at a server (as the path indicates).
As you can see from the errormessage, the path contains a double backslash which makes it invalid, and the result of these two bugs in the setup is that I'm not able to install the codetemplates.

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Mike_C wrote Nov 19, 2009 at 10:33 PM

Yep, this makes it impossible to install if your in a domain and your users files are redirected to a fileserver

wrote Nov 19, 2009 at 10:33 PM

wrote Feb 13, 2013 at 9:53 PM