Config settings are saved in Start Menu instead of Home Directory

For some reason my installation of PHP Storm is saving its configuration files in my start menu instead of my home directory.

Incorrect directory: C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\.WebIde70
Expected directory: C:\Users\<user>\.WebIde70

How can I change this behavour?

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Hi there,

Have no clue why it does that .. except maybe that it does not detect your home folder correctly (for whatever reason).

You can fix it manually -- just edit idea.properties folder in your "PHP_STORM_INSTALL\bin" folder

https://intellij-support.jetbrains.com/entries/23348963-Changing-IDE-default-directories-used-for-config-plugins-and-caches-storage

P.S.
Since this file is located in installation folder, it may be deleted during full uninstall/install (unless you use patches when upgrading). So make sure you keep a copy of that file elsewhere.

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