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Moving Documents and settings to new partition

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Woffiedog_1, Jan 21, 2007.

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  1. Woffiedog_1

    Woffiedog_1 Thread Starter

    Nov 29, 2004

    I just partitioned my new hard drive to five separate partitions: 1) OS and Program 2) documents, 3) photos, 4)MP3s and 5)movies. I was going to start moving documents into the second partition but have a question about what would be the best way to do this. Should I move the entire Documents and settings folder to the #2 partition? Or is it better to manually move the my documents files for each user to the #2 partition? I was planning on reassigning the appropriate softwares to store their files in partitions 3,4 and 5.

  2. telegramsam


    Jul 7, 2006
    Just use Windows Explorer and drag and drop or cut and paste.

    I HOPE you've backed all of this up..
  3. Old Rich

    Old Rich

    Jan 17, 2003
    You can right click on My Documents . . Select Properties . . click on the Move button and navigate to where you want the files to be . . tell it to move the files and ok/apply out. After that, all applications which use the My Documents by default will store files in that location.
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