How to set the settings folder to a different location?

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  1. Ben
    Ben avatar
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    Apr 2018

    Posted 26 Apr Link to this post

    As far as I can see Fiddler stores its settings, scripts and captures in a folder in the C:\User directory.

    Now assume I installed Fiddler v5 in a folder like

    D:\tools\proxy\Fiddler\

    How can I tell Fiddler to store the settings in the future in a subfolder like

    D:\tools\proxy\Fiddler\mysettings\

    or in a completely different folder like:

    D:\tools\projecttest\Fiddlersettings\

    I did not found a corresponding option in Fiddler to  re-define this setting folder.
    How does this work?

    Ben
  2. Alexander
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    Posted 10 May Link to this post

    Hi,

    There is no option for this in the UI. However, it is configurable though the registry. Go to "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Fiddler2" and create new string value with name "UserPath". For the value set the full path to the folder where Fiddler should keep its configuration files, e.g. "D:\tools\projecttest\Fiddlersettings".

    Regards,
    Alexander
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