StephanP Posted January 7, 2014 Share Posted January 7, 2014 (edited) Hi, Nowadays you see programs that install in the C:\users\[username]\AppData\Local\ or C:\Users[username]\AppData\Roaming\ folder, rather than c:\program files\. I have mixed feelings about this, because it confuses me where a particular program is installed. But I do understand the benefits. Installation in c:\program files\ requires administrator rights, whereas installation in the AppData can be done without (administrator rights). The same counts for pdn plugins. Currently they need to be placed in c:\program files\Paint.Net\plugins, which can only be done with administrator rights. In a strictly managed environment I'd need to ask my system administrator to help me add a few plugins to the pdn install folder structure. (Really, our system administrator can not be bothered with such trivial requests ;-) But if there was a secundary location where plugins can reside, e.g. C:\users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\Paint.Net\Plugins\ Then any (low-rights) user could add his own plugins to an existing Paint.Net installation without the involvement of an administrator. Wouldn't that be great? Maybe such a scheme could be included in the upcoming PDN 4? Edited January 7, 2014 by StephanP Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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