Cygwin Portable (Without admin rights)

Short version:

Solution: Start cygwin installation with “–no-admin”

Longer version:

Okay, so the title of this article is a bit misleading (on purpose).

Cygwin is always portable but I could not install it in my VDI (Virtual Desktop) because I don’t have admin rights on that desktop. Cygwin asks for the admin password if you start the installer but you can install it without admin rights if you add the argument “–no-admin” like so:

setup-x86_64.exe --no-admin
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