Chrome Error Could Not Create Download Directory


I was trying to add a Google Chrome extension for my Twitter and got this error

Chrome Could Not Download Directory Error

Chrome error Could not create download directory. I thought its the same error I encountered using Chrome extension the last time – Google Chrome Download Not A CRX Error . It could be an error due to incompatible extension with my Chrome version. This happens all the time when Chrome updates to a new version and an extension did not.

I searched Google and landed on this helpful link Р!topic/chrome/_p4jqPSD2mI

Here are the steps I made to fix this.

Go to your Chrome Settings

Chrome  Settings

Chrome  Settings2

Go to Advanced Settings at the bottom

Chrome  Advanced Settings

Downloads -> Download Location. My download location had a default location that is not existing anymore (its an external hard drive I used before).

Chrome Download Location Settings

Change it to a valid location in your local hard drive and you are all set.









Visual Studio 2012 Custom Installation Option Missing



I have installed Visual Studio 2012 several times in the past, its just now that I want do custom installation. Thank you to the limited space of an SSD drive, I need to keep the Visual Studio 2012 installation to a bare minimum. Just like past versions of  Visual Studio I can always just install what I want, right? Not with Visual Studio 2012.

Visual Studio Installer Feature Options

In Visual Studio 2012 installation, no option will let you pick only C# as the programming language, uncheck SQL Express or just proceed with complete installation. Every time it is complete installation.

Well not options were removed, you can choose if you want to install Blend for Visual Studio, Lightswitch and other features included in the installer.

Visual Studio Installation Size

My installation of Visual Studio 2012 took 5.24GB of space with Microsoft Office Developer Tools and Microsoft Web Developer Tools features selected.

This post of the Visual Studio team from Microsoft mentioned that they included the option for customisation but its not present with the installer I used. The installer was downloaded directly from the MSDN download site so I guess they remove the option again.

I’m happy with the improvement of Visual Studio 2012′s performance and features but giving me an option to just install what I want would not hurt. Not at all.


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