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Saving data to external hard drive

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by tcroc26, Jan 24, 2007.

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  1. tcroc26

    tcroc26 Thread Starter

    Oct 17, 2006
    I have bought an external hard drive and I would like my various programs to automatically save data to the external hard drive. How would I do this? Would I need to install the programs onto that hard drive?
  2. OctanSenator


    Jan 12, 2007
    Quite possibly, what applications are we talking about here?
  3. Billy the Adult

    Billy the Adult

    Dec 27, 2006
    Most applications that use windows defaults will 'follow the lead' so to speak of other apps.. For example when you download a file or program and choose the 'save option' if you choose to save it in a folder on the new HD then the next time you do that it will give you that location first.. But for individual programs such as Quicken, Money, etc, you will have to set them individually to where you want to back up with their built in save options.
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