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I've noticed that when PatchMyPC runs my daily overnight update, Portable Apps are saved into the root of my main hard drive instead of the designated folder.  However, when I run an update manually and a Portable App is available, it downloads correctly into the folder I designated for Portable Apps.

Log file for manual download:
6/12/2021 7:11:39 AM - Download URL: https://patchmypc.com/freeupdater/applications/spsetup132.zip
6/12/2021 7:11:39 AM - Using Default Download Path:   C:\Users\robst\Desktop\PortableApps
6/12/2021 7:11:39 AM - Downloading Speccy Portable (5.82 MB)
6/12/2021 7:11:40 AM - Speccy Portable Portable Downloaded Successfully

Log file for automatic download:
6/18/2021 4:01:39 AM - Download URL: https://download.ccleaner.com/portable/ccsetup582.zip
6/18/2021 4:01:39 AM - Downloading CCleaner Portable (34.04 MB)
6/18/2021 4:01:40 AM - CCleaner Portable Portable Downloaded Successfully

I'm guessing it might be that the automated task doesn't have rights to my profile?

Anyway, I thought you'd want to know.

Thanks, as ever, for the Free Updater.
Adobe AIR is no longer provided by Adobe, but by HARMAN.  I think that's why the version in the Patch My PC software is sitting at, while the official version at HARMAN is

The download links are at https://airsdk.harman.com/runtime.
I know this isn't something you should have to deal with, but... the HWiNFO64 6.04 installer is not honoring the silent install flags, causing unattended installation jobs to time out.  I ran the update job manually tonight and had to accept a couple of installation prompts, after which HWiNFO got out of the way and allowed PatchMyPC to complete its tasks.

Does Windows provide you any way to detect and work around something like this?