Re: [nbos] [FM8] Portable Install?
NBOS Support
Sat Jun 16th, 2012

FM8 will run if you copy the /nbos directory to an external hard drive or
thumbdrive. All its program files are contained under that
directory. BUT, FM8 does use your system's application data area for
temporary files, and stores its settings in the registry. So if you move
it to another machine, any settings you might have made in FM8 will be
reset back to their defaults.

Also, if you switch it to another machine, FM wont be able to find FWE
unless you run FWE first so that its location can be registered in the


At 04:41 PM 6/15/2012, you wrote:
>Is it possible to install and run the NBOS software on/from a portable
>harddrive? Or even thumbdrive? I am starting to getting my file structure
>back to how I want it and don't want to lose it again and/or keep going
>through this when I have to do a reformat or move to a new computer. Can I
>just select the NBOS folder and drag it to whatever drive I want to use?
>If this is possible, is there any significant issues that I should be
>aware of? Other than having to reset all of my desktop shortcuts, that is.
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