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Windows 7: Migrating windows to a new SSD! (got some noobie questions)

25 Sep 2012   #11
gregrocker

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stingray1337 View Post
sry im a bit confused.. haha thanks for the response btw
so how can i include folders like appdata in the method you have posted?

so bottom line is.. if i just copy and paste the User folder it will mess things up?
I would only place your User folders (Documents, Pictures, Downloads, Music, etc) on the data drive. Do this by copying them there for the reinstall, then afterwards rightclick each to add it to Library - Include a Folder - Windows 7 Forums. This avoids some problems that can occur when you move the actual shell User folder from C to the data drive.

I would not move hidden User folders including AppData to the data drive. Nor would I back them up since they can be a corruption path into a new install. Keep them cleaned out using CCLeaner approx monthly.


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25 Sep 2012   #12
stingray1337

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haha thank you for your advices !
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