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drag-n-drop across partitions

I would like to be able to move (not copy) files from one partition to the other without having to press ctrl, and then select "move" from the menu. I'd like to be able to move them just like I can inside a partition, with a left-click. Is there any way to set this up?

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Left click? Nope.

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But you can right click, drag, and choose move.

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OK I combined two methods in my first post

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Shft+left click drag n drop will move it across partitions, as will right-click drag n drop with the menu allowing you to move.

What I'd like is some system tweak so that I can just left click, drag-n-drop and have it move across partitions--like I'm used to it happening inside one partition.

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Regedit.

In reply to: OK I combined two methods in my first post

That's the only solution.

I would recommend that you don't play around with anything without knowing what you're doing.

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OK I can always back up the key or even the entire registry

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What keys do I tinker with?

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