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Windows 7: Change "My Videos" location

06 Sep 2010   #1
biggymac609

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Change "My Videos" location

My hard drive is partitioned into 2 150gb parts. My 1st part is getting full, so i had an idea to keep all my movies and videos (roughly 90gb) in the 2nd part, and everything else in the 1st part.

How would i be able to move all my videos and movies to the 2nd part, but still have them located in the "My Videos" tab in windows explorer? thanks


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07 Sep 2010   #2
kituhi1234

Windows 7
 
 

wat do yu mean, yu want to move the videos to part2 but yu stil want a "MyVideos" folder given by the OS?
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07 Sep 2010   #3
kituhi1234

Windows 7
 
 

better yu can add them in a new folder in part2 and yuu can map that folder as yur music library in media player r any player that yu use...
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07 Sep 2010   #4
Pusspa

 
 

make a folder for your videos on the second partition, then right click on your my videos folder and select location, then browse to the new location.


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07 Sep 2010   #5
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