By default, the PIAB Desktop App (Client) setup will install the app in a conventional mode that puts user-specific files into the user's non-roaming profile. This article explains how to install in an alternative Portable Mode, where all the user-specific files are kept within the installation folder.
The main steps involve:
The command line switches are described here: KB0000033 Client Command Line Options
Identify or create a folder on the client PC where you will install the PIAB Desktop App. In this example we choose C:\temp1. You must have read, write and modify access to this folder. Note that by default PIAB installs within Program Files - portable mode will not work there because your user does not typically have write access to that folder.
If you have another copy of the PIAB Desktop App already installed, and you want to run them side-by-side, then take a copy of your existing PROJECT in a box desktop shortcut. The installer will add a desktop shortcut, and this will overwrite any existing one.
Run the client setup installer, and at the Choose Install Location screen, choose C:\temp1
Check that the install files are in place:
The installer will add a shortcut to piabpe.exe on the desktop. Edit this to change the command line switches: