How to change nuget package installation folder location

How do I change the nuget installation folder location from %userprofile%/.nuget to somewhere else?

Post 2018.4.5 during installation
Enter the following parameter during installation through the command line as described in the UiPath documentation


Post 2018.4.5 after installation
Open and edit UiPath.config (by default, this file is located at C:\Program Files (x86)\UiPath\Studio) to include the following lines:
<packageSettings/>
<add key=“packagesInstallationFolder” value=<desired installation folder/>
</packageSettings>
The file should look something like this. There may be additional settings in this file not pictured below. 




Pre 2018.4.5
These methods will update the NuGet installation folder location for any application that uses NuGet packages such as Visual Studio. The customer should understand this risk prior to using this method. 

Method 1. Update NuGet.config located at %UiPath Studio Installation Folder%/Studio/ and replace all of the text with the following. If any custom feeds were previously configured, make sure to add these back after the changes have been made:

<?xml version=“1.0” encoding=“utf-8”?>
<configuration>
  <config>
    <clear />
    <add key=“globalPackagesFolder” value=“desired nuget installation folder” />
  </config>
  <packageSources>
    <!-- Add this repository to the list of available repositories →
    <add key=“Local” value=".\Packages" />
    <add key=“Official” value=“https://www.myget.org/F/workflow/” />
    <add key=“Community” value=“https://gallery.uipath.com/api/v2” />
  </packageSources>
</configuration>

Restart Studio after the changes have been made. Packages will be installed at the newly configured location. 

Method 2
1. Open 'Environment Variables’

2. Add the variable NUGET_PACKAGES with the value of the desired destination folder :

Make sure to restart Studio after the changes have been made. Packages will be installed at the newly configured location.