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Installing Programs on 2nd Hard Drive

2017-02-23, 19:34 PM

Hey guys on my Laptop i have a 128gb SSD Drive that has my windows 7 operating system on. Also i have a 2nd 1Tb Hd that i want all of my programs and games that I install to go on instead of the SSD drive. How do i go about making this happen. I know some programs will let you choose the path but some wont So how can i make it to where no matter what program i install it goes to my 1Tb Drive which is drive D:

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Re: Installing Programs on 2nd Hard Drive

2017-02-23, 19:46 PM

This is an advanced operation and could break your system, so please consider the risks before attempting it. A full guide is shown here:

 

http://www.intowindows.com/change-default-installation-directory-in-windows-7-vista/

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Re: Installing Programs on 2nd Hard Drive

2017-02-23, 20:03 PM

Hi Rob7279, 

Please check out this post from answers.microsoft.com for the steps to needed. Please note that the system may have some issues booting up if any case the D: drive is removed.

Here's the link : https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-windows_programs/how-do-you-change-the-default-installation/73450b25-d794-4f18-9add-75253b893343

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Re: Installing Programs on 2nd Hard Drive

2017-02-23, 20:53 PM

I have found that some software just simply doesn't "play by the rules" and installs all or some of itself on the C: drive.


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