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The default path to store temporary files from PowerPoint conversion is:

C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\SharePoint\PowerPointConversion\

Is there a way to change this path (entire or part would be useful) ?

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Finally I have solved the problem just keeping the directory where it is, but creating a link to another device that I am actually using to store this data.

I have followed this tutorial to create to create this link. This task is not trivial and easy when it does changes on C:\ProgramData directory. But it worked like a charm.

A second step to make a healthy environment was to setup a auto-cleaning task. I did it using this tutorial:

  • Thanks Leandro for posting your workaround here - very helpful. Do you know whether PP automation service does any cleanup on 'PowerPointConversion' folder? Do they live there forever - for us to do the cleanup?? – BlueSky2010 Apr 24 '15 at 15:09
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    Hi! Yes, live forever. I did not found any built-in way to run this auto-cleanup task, so I have defined a custom script to do that. Here you can find a complete reference: blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2007/10/31/… – Leandro N Apr 26 '15 at 19:40

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