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How would I install lets say Kaspersky AV or Firefox on a thumb drive so I can take it anywhere?
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You can put the installer on there then install it to any hard drive you hook up too. Thats how I do it easy as pie.
    
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Just have the installer install onto a directory onto the flash drive.

(edit) There are some things you can't install on a flash drive, some/most anti-virus programs will edit the registry and stuff so even if you manage to get it installed on the flash drive, it won't work properly on every computer.
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firefox portable DOWNLOAD HERE

not too sure about the anti virus
    
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"Just have the installer install onto a directory onto the flash drive."

there is no directory on the drive i think? lol Never done this before...
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post #6 of 10
create a folder and choose to install the programs there

i.e.

E:\\apps\\firefox

E:\\apps\\anti virus
    
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just transfer the installer on the usb stick and run it on any computer you need it on
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Originally Posted by Bitemarks and bloodstains View Post
just transfer the installer on the usb stick and run it on any computer you need it on
the problem is that with firefox portable it saves your info on the flash drive si if it isnt installed you cant take bookmarks stc with you.

I am having the same problem but no one has helped yet.
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Give this a try.

http://portableapps.com/
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Originally Posted by TheLegend View Post
Give this a try.

http://portableapps.com/
dont know if the thread starter has tried this but I have and cant get it to install onto my sansa express and when i try to copy/paste there are 3 or 4 files that will not be usable such as a .ico file and i think the .exe firefox file as well.
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