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  4. Relocate the 12Build preferences

Relocate the 12Build preferences

  1. Close all 12Build projects.
  2. Create a folder on the Desktop or in Documents folder. Name it ‘12Build_prefs‘.
  3. Go to C:\Program Files (x86)\BuildSoft\12Build and look for the file 12Build.ini  Copy this file to your desktop.
  4. Open the file with Notepad and change the Dir location to
    [Path pref]

    (Replace Documents by Desktop, if you have chosen Desktop)

  5. Save this file
  6. Copy this file and paste it to 2 locations: the installation folder and AppData folder
    • Installation folder: C:\Program Files (x86)\BuildSoft\12Build
    • App data folder: Go to C:\Users\**YourUsername**\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\BuildSoft\12Build
      Note: the folder ‘AppData’ is a hidden folder. You can show the hidden folders in the folder options.
  7. Copy the contents of the Appdata folder to the 12Build_prefs folder
  8. Launch 12Build. 12Build should start in a normal way.

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