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file movement

by padyboy / February 17, 2012 10:08 AM PST

I wish to move files from my main hd to my INTERNAL storage drive. I wish to delete the file from the source.
The storage drive is recognized by windows 7.
This seems like a simple problem, but I could not find the answer Win 7 help.
I have not found usefull info elsewhere.
Any response would be appreciated.

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Moving files . . .
by Coryphaeus / February 17, 2012 11:30 AM PST
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Open My Computer. Find the file you want to move. Right click it and choose Cut. navigate to the drive where you want to put the file. Right click the drive and choose Paste. The file will be moved and the original gone.

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As an aside . . .
by Coryphaeus / February 17, 2012 11:31 AM PST
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One copy of any file is doomed to loss.

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I would recommend a safer method
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / February 18, 2012 12:07 AM PST
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Open the window that contains the file(s) you want to move.
Open a window on the drive you want to move the file(s) to.
Right Click and drag the file from the one window to the other.
Release the mouse and choose, COPY here.

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That's why . . .
by Coryphaeus / February 18, 2012 7:22 AM PST

I posted the one copy is doomed to loss. This is the poster's requirement. "I wish to delete the file from the source".

But you and I know the poster will be back asking how to retrieve lost files.

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by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / February 18, 2012 11:23 PM PST
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but one should never delete a wanted file until one is sure that there is actually a copy.

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by padyboy / February 19, 2012 2:37 AM PST
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No I will not "be back asking how to retrieve lost files. "
I may be from Canada, but there ain't no flies on me, eh.
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We have no idea where you are from,
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / February 19, 2012 4:48 AM PST
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and there may well be no flies on you, eh!, but, why did you attach a url that leads back to this thread?

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by padyboy / February 19, 2012 6:52 AM PST

Mr. mrmacfixit,

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There's a bug . . .
by Coryphaeus / February 19, 2012 10:04 AM PST
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in the forum pages. Sometimes the entire page coding is showing up in a post and the actual message is almost unreadable. We don't blame Canada for that. LOL

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(NT) But we will if we have to!
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / February 19, 2012 9:52 PM PST
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war again
by padyboy / February 23, 2012 5:59 AM PST

Will this be a restart of the war of 1812?
We're not all that British today!!!
Besides, we're buying our jet fighters from you guys. You are training Canadian pilots as we speak!
And even of more significance than any war, your hockey players have become as good as ours!!!

Parhaps Canada has already been defeated, eh.

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Britain was the one that fixed the aircraft carrier.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 23, 2012 12:59 PM PST
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Something about a 9 degree angle for the landing deck.

And then we found that square windows in airplanes was never a good idea.

Why did I add this? No reason except for trivia and just back from a tour on a local aircraft carrier.

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Yes, the square windows was a mistake, but
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / February 24, 2012 9:29 AM PST

there was no precedence to go by as no one had ever built a commercial jet airliner before.

The story of how they eventually found the reason for the Comet losses is quite fascinating.

And who would have thought that sticking a 12 degree ramp on the front of an aircraft carrier would allow the Harrier to carry a greater payload and still have STO capabilities.


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