GnuPG (win32) on a USB stick

John Clizbe JPClizbe at
Mon Mar 3 03:47:34 CET 2008

nunzky wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to keep GnuPG on a USB stick to use at school and on other people's
> computers (all windows). However, GPG, when run, creates the keyrings and
> conf files on the HDD (documents and settings\appdata). Is it possible to
> avoid this behavior and have GnuPG write those files, say, in its own dir on
> my usb stick? How would I do this?

set GNUPGHOME=x:\location\you\want

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