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Windows 7: Moving program files to a different drive.

27 Oct 2009   #1
lewis

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Moving program files to a different drive.

I now realise i should of hit custom install, and installed it on another drive, is it to late to move them, the only things in there are what were installed by microsoft.


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27 Oct 2009   #2
Dave76

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Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Have you backed up the entire HD?
It's recommended to alway backup before an installation.

You can't move the operating system to another HD, best way is to delete it during the re-installation.

Start your install again, use this tutorial: Clean Installation with Windows 7

When you get to steps 7 & 8, format the drive you put the last install on, then format the drive you want to put the new install on. Then proceed with the tutorial.

Let us know how it goes.
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