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Portable version

Postby bj » Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:19 pm

Hi

Is there a guide on how to make a portable version, a non-install version/run from USB? I have had a search around and nothing obvious came up.

Thanks.
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Re: Portable version

Postby Quade » Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:00 pm

It's probably doable but it's not easy. The easiest part is the program itself. It can be copied to USB and will happily run off USB. The problem is the data folder and the registration key. They would need to be re-submitted with each new PC it's run on. The configuration file has embedded paths in it too. Meaning you'd have to either edit it each time or make sure the USB fob comes up on the same drive letter every time.

If you're just going to run it on one or two PC's, I'm not sure it's worth the effort. You could just install it both places.

if you download headers from any decent sized groups, you'd probably need a decent size external USB hard disk.
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Re: Portable version

Postby bj » Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:58 pm

Thanks, useful info. Might go the whole hog now and run a VM/Windows To Go from a USB. :)
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