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MSFS SDK 14 Installs to C:\MSFS SDK without option to change - SOLVED

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The latest SDK (14) does not allow the ability to modify its installation location - It goes to C:\MSFS SDK (yes with a space) and does NOT provide the ability to change the location - any ideas?
Doing something like this==> msiexec /i "D:\MSFS_SDK_Core_Installer_0.14.0.0.msi" TARGETDIR="V:\MSFS_SDK" /qb (where D:\ was the location of the download) still installs to C:
So now I have the Core components in C:\MSFS SDK and the documentation and samples in V:\MSFS_SDK
What will ADE look for?

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Hello:

If you edit the command line and use the terminating \ (Back-Slash) in the target path string sections, does it work ? :scratchch

https://www.fsdeveloper.com/forum/goto/post?id=887445

I do not see an option to change target install folder path (yet), but this method Anthony31 linked to ...worked flawlessly for me (YMMV):


Paste the command string (edited for your desired target install path) into the Windows RUN dialog ...for example:

Code:
msiexec /i "c:\Users\Admin\Downloads\MSFS_SDK_Core_Installer_0.14.0.0.msi" INSTALLDIR="D:\MSFS SDK 0_14_0_0\" /qb


msiexec /i "c:\Users\Admin\Downloads\MSFS_SDK_Documentation_Installer_0.14.0.0.msi" INSTALLDIR="D:\MSFS SDK 0_14_0_0\Documentation\" /qb

Results:

Code:
__D\:
  |__MSFS SDK 0_14_0_0
     |__Documentation
     |__Licenses
     |__Schemas
     |__SimConnect SDK
     |__Tools
     |__WASM

GaryGB
 
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Hi Gary,
YES - changing the command to : msiexec /i "D:\MSFS_SDK_Core_Installer_0.14.0.0.msi" INSTALLDIR="V:\MSFS_SDK\" /qb worked!! (Added the slash to the end AND used INSTALLDIR rather than TARGETDIR
 
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