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Windows 7: Moving Files from HDD to SSD

20 Oct 2012   #1
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 
Moving Files from HDD to SSD

I am going to move the Docs that are on my E: partition on a HDD and put them on my SSD. I am going to take the HDD out of my PC. If I call the SSD partition E: also, will my Library still connect or do I have to make a new path? Thanks,


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20 Oct 2012   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hello Bigmck I am no expert as you know but copying the docs over would be fairly simple I would have thought.

Now I have tried setting labels using the Partition Wizard and well it might be just the way I am doing it but it does not let me label the second drive with drive letter already in use by another drive.

I guess you could try putting those docs onto a stick remove the HDD then label the SSD partition E: and paste in the docs into that E: partition from the stick?

I am probably being too over simplistic and someone will come up with a system that will make mine look Neanderthal but that is what I would be trying.
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20 Oct 2012   #3
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICit2lol View Post
Hello Bigmck I am no expert as you know but copying the docs over would be fairly simple I would have thought.

Now I have tried setting labels using the Partition Wizard and well it might be just the way I am doing it but it does not let me label the second drive with drive letter already in use by another drive.

I guess you could try putting those docs onto a stick remove the HDD then label the SSD partition E: and paste in the docs into that E: partition from the stick?

I am probably being too over simplistic and someone will come up with a system that will make mine look Neanderthal but that is what I would be trying.
Thanks for the reply, but that wasn't my question.
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20 Oct 2012   #4
linnemeyerhere

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I believe you'll have to point your library to the new location on the SSD. Can you explain your Library, is that just a folder named Library?
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20 Oct 2012   #5
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linnemeyerhere View Post
I believe you'll have to point your library to the new location on the SSD. Can you explain your Library, is that just a folder named Library?
I have six different categories in my Library. One of them is "Documents" which is currently pointing to the E: drive of my HDD. I am going to move them to a partition on my SSD which I will also call E: if it will mean that my Library path to the Documents would still work after moving them. Something tells me it won't work unless I redraw the path, but I am just curious if it will.
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20 Oct 2012   #6
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bigmck View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICit2lol View Post
Hello Bigmck I am no expert as you know but copying the docs over would be fairly simple I would have thought.

Now I have tried setting labels using the Partition Wizard and well it might be just the way I am doing it but it does not let me label the second drive with drive letter already in use by another drive.

I guess you could try putting those docs onto a stick remove the HDD then label the SSD partition E: and paste in the docs into that E: partition from the stick?

I am probably being too over simplistic and someone will come up with a system that will make mine look Neanderthal but that is what I would be trying.
Thanks for the reply, but that wasn't my question.
Sorry I'll butt out I just took it that you wnated to shift just those files, I apologise for my ratehr hasty reply.
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