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Windows 7: Can I move default Windows software to another drive?

06 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Build 7600) 64-bit
 
 
Can I move default Windows software to another drive?

First off sorry if this is the wrong section to post this in but in any case:

I have Windows 7 installed on a WD Raptor 150GB hard drive. I want to use the Raptor for only for Games. I install all other apps and files to my other 2 larger drives.

I was wondering if its possible to move some of the default Windows software (such as DVD Maker, Windows Defender, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer,ect) to my other hard drive?

Would it be a simple process as copying and pasting the folders over to the new drive or do i have to do some registry edits too?

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06 Nov 2009   #2

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jerry03 View Post
First off sorry if this is the wrong section to post this in but in any case:

I have Windows 7 installed on a WD Raptor 150GB hard drive. I want to use the Raptor for only for Games. I install all other apps and files to my other 2 larger drives.

I was wondering if its possible to move some of the default Windows software (such as DVD Maker, Windows Defender, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer,ect) to my other hard drive?

Would it be a simple process as copying and pasting the folders over to the new drive or do i have to do some registry edits too?
Best to leave the win apps C: than install Games to D:
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06 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Build 7600) 64-bit
 
 

well i got a raptor specially to run the OS and games off of because its faster.
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06 Nov 2009   #4

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anyone else?
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