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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

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    Greetings,

    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.

    Thanks!
    Marc
     
  2. telegramsam

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    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

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    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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