How can I move he documentation to another location after install on Windows?

I would like to move the documentation to another partition on my Windows filesystem. Michael Hale in chat recommended "Global Options -> File Locations -> SystemHelpPath". It looked like it would do the trick but after I added the folder and moved the files, clicking on "documentation" in the start screen returns

"paclet:guide/WolframRoot" could not be found.

Windows version 8.1

Mathematica version 10.2

My "global preferences" and SystemHelpPath value, amended


PS - what is the "x" in the last line of the SystemHepPath? I copied it directly from chat

  • $\begingroup$ Windows has symlinks like linux. Perhaps you can use that and don't tell Mathematica. howtogeek.com/howto/16226/… $\endgroup$
    – alfC
    Jul 1, 2016 at 23:12


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