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Installing software on a second HDD

by shafiqkhan31 / September 12, 2007 7:34 PM PDT

I have just put in a second disk drive in my (XP Home)computer,it is at slave position.It works fine for saving anything I want to but the new software.
I wished to run my movie making (Microsoft from my xp disk and others)software and all video editing on this drive.
I have not figured out ,how to install software on this drive! Every time I put a disk to install any software, it automatically goes to the master disk. There has got be some simple thing I am not doing. Please help.

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Yep. . .
by Coryphaeus / September 12, 2007 9:44 PM PDT

Most software will not install on a drive other than C:. All you can try is when you get the first install screens, see if there is a drop down menu listing the other drive, or you may be able to overtype the C: drive and type in the other drive letter. If so, it might install. If not it won't.

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Than you.
by shafiqkhan31 / September 14, 2007 6:40 AM PDT
In reply to: Yep. . .

diappointed but grateful for the difinitive answer.

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