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Windows 7: Is it possible to install software on a second hard drive?

21 Sep 2011   #11
crimson

Windows 7 Retail
 
 

The games are really the only thing I plan to install on SSD. Any other app can be installed on blank HDD. All files such as docs, movies, music, etc can be stored on an external HDD.


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22 Sep 2011   #12
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

I install OS and apps I use regularly on the SSD. All user folders and games get installed on a spinner. It has given me no problems. The only issue you will have with games is like paulpicks said. They will take longer to load but no issues in performance.
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