|13 May 2012||#1|
| || |
Implications of Changing Directory for User Settings
I have an old Vista computer that is now dead. Fortunately I have an image backup. I have ordered a new PC from Vision Computers which will have the Windows 7 OS. I want to load in all of my docs and settings from the "dead" machine but move them to a directory different from C where the OS is located.
(1) I have the process as outlined in this forum. Can I simply "copy" the files into the new directory and will they be accessed once I install the operating programs for the User?
(2) What implications are there for changing the directory? I will continue to have an administrator ID on C. My plan is to logon to another ID, with similar privileges as administrator, which will be my primary ID for day-to-day usage.
(3) Are there programs that "force" or "require" that the User Settings be on Drive C?
Thanks in advance for any help on this ...
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads for2: Implications of Changing Directory for User Settings|
|Changing default directory in file manager?||Customization|
|Changing the default directory for all Internet files||Browsers & Mail|
|Font size changing whenever changing settings in personalization.||General Discussion|
|Padlock symbol on user name in User directory||Software|
|Changing default downloading directory||Customization|
|Changing system default VST directory in W7||Sound & Audio|
|Detailed User Settings- Prompt User Settings||General Discussion|
|Our Sites ||Site Links ||About Us ||Find Us |
© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:40 PM.