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Re: $Prefereces and Cache

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  • Subject: [mg8814] Re: [mg8795] $Prefereces and Cache
  • From: David Withoff <withoff>
  • Date: Fri, 26 Sep 1997 00:33:38 -0400
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

> The somewhat convoluted directory structure that MMA 3.0 uses for some of
> its files (e.g. /Caches/) seems to give Scandisk problems in Win95.  Is
> there a way to change the default directory structure?  Changing the
> $PreferencesDirectory in the front end only seems to work until the
> kernel is shut down.  The installation process does not give any choice
> about where to install the Caches and so forth.
>
> --
> Ed Gooding
>
> gooding at mail.sas.upenn.edu

There are some notes about ScanDisk in the technical support section
of the Wolfram Research web site (http://www.wolfram.com/support).
For example

http://www.wolfram.com/support/Systems/Windows/DriveSpaceAndScanDisk.html

Dave Withoff
Wolfram Research


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