Security Cloud Free Install Location

  • 12 November 2021
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My SSD’s expected life is declining rapidly! One of the culprits for doing consistent writes to the drive appears to be Security Cloud.

For this reason, I would like to install Security Cloud to a drive other than C:, but there doesn’t appear to be the option at install time.

Is there an easy way to do this, or do I have to create a soft link for C:\ProgramData\Kaspersky Lab\ to point to another drive before install?


Best answer by Berny 12 November 2021, 18:12

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@shakeshuck Welcome.

Kaspersky needs to be installed on the drive where the operating system is located.

I see.

I tried to use soft links, but Kaspersky just deleted them.

Perhaps there could be an option to move temporary files away from C: ? I’m guessing that’s where most of the traffic is coming from?