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How to Change ION Setup's default config directory

It might be desirable to move ION Setup's config directory from the default config directory (for example C:\ProgramData\Schneider Electric\ION Setup\) to a shared Network folder or another local drive.

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ION Setup 3.0

*Warning: This article contains information about editing the registry. Improper changes to the registry can permanently damage the operating system. Always backup the registry before making any changes.*​
First the user needs to know where the config directory is located by Navigating to Tools -> Options -> Directories ( Read-only) from ION Setup 3.0 as shown below :

The user needs to copy the entire ION setup config directory from the default directory to the new location. The User running ION Setup must have read/Write access permissions to the new directory

To change The Config Directory:
1- Open Regedit
2- navigate to the following: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Schneider Electric\ION Setup\3.0 as shown below:

3- Double click on UserDir and change the directory to the new desired location.
4- Press OK and make sure the UserDir Row entry reflects the new directory location.
5- Open ION Setup and verify that the Config directory has been changed. 
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