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Install version X Portable version

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What is the difference between use Install Version or Portable version on PC Desktop?

Is there any change of velocity, usability, confiability, etc? Or is the same?

I supposed that is more simple to use Portable Version, but I dont really know.
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Portable is what it is, you can install it on a memory stick and take it from computer to computer

Installed is installed on hard drive and therefore not portable

Both work exactly the same and have same features
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Ok....

Then, can I use Portable on my PC without problem?
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PY2AD wrote: 26 Sep 2022, 02:21 Ok....

Then, can I use Portable on my PC without problem?
If you wish but why not just use the installed version? Portable is for portability between locations not the main install but your choice
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Re: Install version X Portable version

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Portable edition require a bit more work to be updated to a new version, to avoid loosing actual configurations.
Installed one is "better" as allow you to install new versions on top
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IW3HMH wrote: 29 Sep 2022, 07:19 Portable edition require a bit more work to be updated to a new version, to avoid loosing actual configurations.
Daniele,
Could you please let us know how the bit more work looks in detail? Thanks!
I simply overwrite all older files whenever updating any portable software. This is easily achieved using the Total Commander file manager.
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That's exactly how you do it

I just unzip the files to the portable folder and let them overwrite existing files
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