17/09/2021

How to change Daedalus Mainnet blockchain folder on Windows 10

daedalus mainet change folder on windows 10

If you get warning screen after launch Daedalus wallet about yout harddisk space is not enough for store blockchaing data. Pleas follow these steps:

  1. Run command prompt by right click on Windows icon on below left > run > type “cmd” (without double quote) then press enter
  2. On windows explorer. Go to C:\Users\YOURUSERNAME\AppData\Roaming folder. You should see a folder named ‘Daedalus Mainnet’.
    Note: YOURUSERNAME change this to your username
  3. Copy this folder to destination where you want to store it. Example E:\DaedalusMainnet
  4. Back to C:\Users\YOURUSERNAME\AppData\Roaming\ Rename “Daedalus Mainnet” to something else like “Daedalus Mainnet_original”.
  5. Back to command prompt and and type

mklink /J “C:\Users\YOURUSERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Daedalus Mainnet” E:\DaedalusMainnet

Note: Since the path contain space like this “Daedalus Mainnet” so you have to include “…”

6. If success, go back to C:\Users\YOURUSERNAME\AppData\Roaming and delete “Daedalus Mainnet_original” folder to free up harddisk space.

7. Open Daedalus Wallet to check whether it work or not.

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