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transferring Programs

My C drive is a 250gb ssd which is getting rather full my D drive has 1.5 TB available I would like to transfer some programs across to this drive can anybody suggest a safe way of doing this, I know I can in future make sure any new programs get loaded onto the drive with with more space, I have done this today with Coral Video Studio, but of coarse elements are still loaded onto the c drive any help would be greatly appreciated

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Nothing new to report.

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I uninstall, then on reinstall watch for dialog boxes offering another install location.

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I remember in the old day...

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they always ask where you want it but it's not always the case now. I have notice applications like itune, groove, etc. they're all fall into the C drive.

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Perils of dumbing it down.

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You add the dialog where to install and the phones light with with "What do I answer this install question with?" Remove it and use the stock Windows program locations and folk complain because you moved it to the "Advanced Install" button.

You can't win this one.

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moving programs

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I will try reinstalling those programs that I can but I suppose I have been a bit sloppy in the past, when my c drive was much larger it didn't matter but after a drive failure I had an SSD drive put in and was advised that all I would need was 250 gb I may yet get a bigger ssd and clone across

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Suggest you another way

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Another way to transfer programs to another hard drive or system is by using disk imaging software that creates an exact image (copy) of your hard drive. You can then copy that image to another hard drive, another partition, or another computer system.

For example, EaseUS Todo Backup will create an exact image of your hard drive, including all software programs, email messages - even the operating system itself.

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