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Windows 7: Did you move Users to a different drive with a SSD?

View Poll Results: Did you relocate your data to another drive?
Yes, my data in on a Hard drive, (spinner). 9 75.00%
No, I put the whole OS and data on the SSD 2 16.67%
I don't have a SSD 0 0%
Do you like strawberry ice creme? 2 16.67%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 12. You may not vote on this poll

22 Jul 2013   #1
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 
Did you move Users to a different drive with a SSD?

When you installed w7 on a SSD did you relocate your data, Videos, Documents, Pictures, etc to a separate physical drive?

Yes I did on two rigs.


EDIT: For my purpose I mean Data and Users to mean the same, I.e., personal data.


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22 Jul 2013   #2
kbrady1979

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

Yep, I have Windows and all programs/applications/games on my SSD, and the User's folder on my D: Data HDD. Keeps the SSD clutterfree and is a great way to manage the space on it as well.
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22 Jul 2013   #3
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

I didn't vote because I didn't do any of the choices (the title of the thread said moving users and the poll said moving data so I wasn't sure which was intended). To avoid problems with imaging and other backups, I left the Users folders on the C:/ (SSD) but moved the data folders to spinners. I'm the only user so I wasn't concerned about keeping data folders separated between multiple users.

Also, I detest strawberry ice cream.
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23 Jul 2013   #4
essenbe

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

picky, picky picky
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23 Jul 2013   #5
ICIT2LOL

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

Hmm I'll get the hang of this one day - one day
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23 Jul 2013   #6
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Yes

Finally, an easy question.
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23 Jul 2013   #7
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

Like our Lady I keep all my personal data on spinners, but I kept the Users folder on the SSD. I do not use the Windows file scheme - I have my own, so I don't use Users.

I did redirect some system directories to the spinner too (Ietemp, Temp, tmp), and I redirect all software temp files to the spinner (the ones that will let me).

You should add a poll option Gary: Hybrid!

As for strawberry ice cream, there are two kinds: the pinky red kind, and the vanilla ice cream with strawberries in it.
I prefer the latter, but in reality, if you stick ice cream in front of me, I will eat it!
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23 Jul 2013   #8
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 TVeblen View Post
Like our Lady I keep all my personal data on spinners, but I kept the Users folder on the SSD. I do not use the Windows file scheme - I have my own, so I don't use Users.

I did redirect some system directories to the spinner too (Ietemp, Temp, tmp), and I redirect all software temp files to the spinner (the ones that will let me).

You should add a poll option Gary: Hybrid!

As for strawberry ice cream, there are two kinds: the pinky red kind, and the vanilla ice cream with strawberries in it.
I prefer the latter, but in reality, if you stick ice cream in front of me, I will eat it!
Hmm TV but you have to douse it in chocolate or have a choccy flake bar stuck in as well
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