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Opera 25 : Changing Cache location

  • Hello, I recently installed Opera 25 on my PC.
    Since the current cache folder location is on my ssd, I'd like to change its location on my hdd but I can't find any way to do this.
    I read this discussion ( https://forums.opera.com/topic/4006/change-opera-22-cache-file ) but it doesn't work...
    Can anyone help me?

  • Tell us what your actual full path to launcher.exe is in the shortcut you're using to run Opera.
    Copy and paste it from target field in the shortcut's properties.
    You probably have a syntax error.
    :)

  • here:

    "C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera\launcher.exe"

  • when I tryed the discussion suggestion I wrote in the destination part this:

    "C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera\launcher.exe" --disk-cache-dir=D:\Internet\OperaCache

    (" D:\Internet\OperaCache " is obviously the new cache folder)

  • That looks OK to me.
    What happens when you use it, do you just get the cache in the same place as before, or does something else happen?
    :)

  • Now I can see a 'cache' directory in the destination I have chosen but there is still a problem:

    -in Info about Opera there is still the old location of the cache folder

    -I checked both the new and old cache folders if they changed size during browsing and I noticed that BOTH the folders change their size (sorry for bad english) in a few words, it looks like I have two cache folders now

  • Try deleting the old cache folder (with Opera closed) and see if Opera recreates it.
    If it does, and it's still using the new folder as well, it may well be that there are two (or more) caches used by Opera for different purposes, and only one is being moved by the command line switch.
    :)

  • old folder is not restored, so I guess it worked even though Info about Opera still says the old location.

    I really don't understand why cache location option (and all the others) have been removed in the recent versions of Opera... I find this kinda... stupid?

    Anyway, thank you very much for help!

  • No problem!
    :)

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