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No Choice to select a Reinstall location. It always reinstalls in the same original folder.

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I've a Windows 10 computer I'm moving to that I' haven't used much in the past. I previously installed Firefox in the default location. For my own reasons I now want to uninstall Firefox and reinstall in a different folder. I can uninstall just fine; Microsoft and Glary tools don't find a trace of Firefox/Mozilla on the drive. I reboot, download Firefox using Edge and attempt to reinstall Firefox. The reinstall simply states that I'm trying to reinstall, and it'll take a few moments. AT NO TIME do I have a chance to specify WHERE to install/reinstall. How do I reinstall Firefox in a different folder?

I've a Windows 10 computer I'm moving to that I' haven't used much in the past. I previously installed Firefox in the default location. For my own reasons I now want to uninstall Firefox and reinstall in a different folder. I can uninstall just fine; Microsoft and Glary tools don't find a trace of Firefox/Mozilla on the drive. I reboot, download Firefox using Edge and attempt to reinstall Firefox. The reinstall simply states that I'm trying to reinstall, and it'll take a few moments. AT NO TIME do I have a chance to specify WHERE to install/reinstall. '''How do I reinstall Firefox in a different folder?'''

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Install always gives one the location they can install the software unless it was encoded not to install in a location that can't be used like sys folders for Windows you can't install it there. I think it wasn't properly uninstalled FireFox for it to be saying that otherwise it would show where the install was going during the installation. How did you uninstall FireFox ?

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rakgoma said

AT NO TIME do I have a chance to specify WHERE to install/reinstall. How do I reinstall Firefox in a different folder?

Sounds like you have been trying to install Firefox with the small online stub installer and not with the full offline installer. Look at the article linked above by jscher2000.

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