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Windows 7: OS on C: 120GB SSD; Forcing Programs to D: 1TB Internal Drive

2 Weeks Ago   #1
gfr92y

DT: WIN 7 HP; LT: WIN 7 PRO; TB: WIN XP Media
 
 
OS on C: 120GB SSD; Forcing Programs to D: 1TB Internal Drive

I want to have only my OS on my C: drive, a 120 GB SSD and all my programs on my D: drive, a 1TB Blue WD drive.

Some programs ask my where to load it, but other do not.

How do I force those programs who do not give me an opportunity to select where to load the program to the D: drive?

Thanks!

Joe


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2 Weeks Ago   #2
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

I have a small (128G) SSD with (win 7 + Programs) in one 85G partition and Lubuntu on a 40G partition.
Using Kari tutorial I have moved C:\users to D:\users. Works very well.



I would leave Program Files, Program Files (x86) and ProgramData on C:

As you can see, I have a D:\Programs where I install Very large gaming programs and antivirus.

I can guide you on moving C:\users to D:\users
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2 Weeks Ago   #3
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Not having programs on the SSD largely negates the advantages of using one. There are registry entries available to move "Program Files" but Microsoft does not recommend this and there are known issues. Most applications have an option to install to a chosen drive.
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2 Weeks Ago   #4
gfr92y

DT: WIN 7 HP; LT: WIN 7 PRO; TB: WIN XP Media
 
 

Thanks
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