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Must admit, that is annoying since all my games are installed in a (x86) folder, any chance this can be fixed?
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Ha! I knew it! I knew naming my folders like it's 1995 would eventually pay up!
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Fenixp: Ha! I knew it! I knew naming my folders like it's 1995 would eventually pay up!
Sticking to 8.3 scheme isn't bad either.
Will it let you install it into C:\Progra~2\Chaos on Deponia\ (you'll have to manually type this)

Or if you've always used the default GOG Installer directory structure, try
C:\Progra~2\GOG.com\Chaos on Deponia\

Try that
Post edited November 09, 2012 by shane-o
But when the heck does Windows get rid of the stupid 260 character file path restriction? If I read right, even Windows 8 (WinRT) still has it.
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timppu: But when the heck does Windows get rid of the stupid 260 character file path restriction? If I read right, even Windows 8 (WinRT) still has it.
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa365247(v=vs.85).aspx#maxpath
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shane-o: Will it let you install it into C:\Progra~2\Chaos on Deponia\ (you'll have to manually type this)

Try that
it doesnt mind ~, but it hates ( ) and surprisingly dots .
Post edited November 09, 2012 by Firek
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shane-o: Will it let you install it into C:\Progra~2\Chaos on Deponia\ (you'll have to manually type this)

Try that
Yeah, but when you do that you install to Program Files(x86), not Program Files(x86)\Whatever_Game_You_Install.

If you already did that, better don't try to uninstall the game without keeping the saves, or whole Program Files (x86) will be removed.

We'll address the issue of those characters in fufutre installers.
Post edited November 09, 2012 by Firek
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Gowor: Yeah, but when you do that you install to Program Files(x86), not Program Files(x86)\Whatever_Game_You_Install.

If you already did that, better don't try to uninstall the game without keeping the saves, or whole Program Files (x86) will be removed.

We'll address the issue of those characters in fufutre installers.
Gah! I forgot to put the game name! Sorry about that. I'll edit the original post
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shane-o: Gah! I forgot to put the game name! Sorry about that. I'll edit the original post
Derp, I was ninja-editing at the very same moment. ;) I assumed the forum caused this issue, since I clicked "edit" AFTER you edited it, so I saw the proper path in the edit field, but a borked one in the post. So I fiddled with doing double backslashes until Genoan told me you just replied. ;)

Edit: And all the quotes are now ninja'd too. :)
Post edited November 09, 2012 by Firek
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shane-o: Will it let you install it into C:\Progra~2\Chaos on Deponia\ (you'll have to manually type this)

Try that
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Gowor: Yeah, but when you do that you install to Program Files(x86), not Program Files(x86)\Whatever_Game_You_Install.

If you already did that, better don't try to uninstall the game without keeping the saves, or whole Program Files (x86) will be removed.

We'll address the issue of those characters in fufutre installers.
wont that just open up a new folder?, i know im being petty, but i have all gog games in Program Files (x86)\GOG.com folder
Post edited November 09, 2012 by Firek
Please see my edited post HERE
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shane-o: Please see my edited post HERE
wont install as my gog folder is GOG.Com, it doesnt like the . in the folders titles
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ShogunDarius: wont that just open up a new folder?, i know im being petty, but i have all gog games in Program Files (x86)\GOG.com folder
No, it definitely won't (we checked what happens), because it's the same as if you would put just C:\Program Files(x86). Then, if you decide to uninstall everything, the uninstaller will delete install directory (which is C:\Program Files(x86) ), and that won't go very well.

To address this issue:
-There are many games that have problems with installation in Program Files, due to Windows handling of permission for these folders.
-And there are lots of games that can't handle a directory with a dot - this is why it was blocked in the new installer by default.

This is why we applied limitations to the installation directory. But since this is apparently a bigger problem for users than I expected, we can remove them in the future installers.
Why the hell do people install their games in Program Files...