Out of the Blue

On my recently set up new PC I've got all my games running on my D: drive. I've been compulsive about this, going so far as to install Steam on that drive because it insists on having a default game library on the install drive. So yesterday I tried installing the Amazon Games App that's used to deliver many Free with Prime games. The problem with this became quickly apparent after double-clicking, as the progress bar steadily moved along without any further interaction. A Google search confirmed what I suspected. This software automatically installs onto your C: drive, right where Amazon wants it. The worst part about this is that I learned this unfortunate truth in a thread from five years ago, so addressing this is clearly not a priority. I've come across a more recent thread suggesting this can be worked around, so I'll give that a shot later. But I have to complain that for a company that seems to be courting PC gamers, Amazon is not doing a well at understanding its audience with a situation like this. I'm pretty sure being able to choose an install location for your software is not some obscure concept that's difficult to implement.

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I've always used symbolic links for any game folders created on C: outside of my control.
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