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Windows 7: Can not move documents to new drive .

06 Dec 2010   #1
Oldhead

Windows7 home premium 32bit
 
 
Can not move documents to new drive .

Wd 1 tb drive (c). used disk management tools to create new 450gig drive (j) for storage.
(My Computer )now shows 2 drives both (c)450gig and (j)450gig.
(Windows explorer) shows new volume (j).

???? Right click does not show move only copy.Only my original (c) drive and my usb harddrive in popup.

I want to move my documents folder to (j ) volume for security ,but i can only copy.

My desktop shows shortcuts created for (my docs) (my Music ) (my photos) not the actual documents folder.

Would appreciate some assistance.


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07 Dec 2010   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Oldhead, and welcome to Seven Forums.

This will show you how to change the default location of your C:\Users\(user-name)\My Documents folder.

User Folders - Change Default Location

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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07 Dec 2010   #3
Oldhead

Windows7 home premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Oldhead, and welcome to Seven Forums.

This will show you how to change the default location of your C:\Users\(user-name)\My Documents folder.

User Folders - Change Default Location

Hope this helps,
Shawn
Thanks heaps ,Brink. Very informative link . Problem solved
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07 Dec 2010   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Oldhead.
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