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Win 7 x 64 - How to SetUp Save to Default to Diff Drive

by ntsaves / August 23, 2013 3:50 AM PDT

OS = Win 7 x 64 Home Prem

Laptop HP DV4 - 2120ca
<div>Drive C = 143 gb (19.1gb free)<div>Drive D( Recovery) = 15.5 gb (2.52 gb)
Drive E (HP_Tools) = 99.3 MB (95.2 MB)
Drive G = 138 gb (138 gb free)

Upon laptop purchase, we requested separate drive be setup for purposes of saving all personal - docs, photos, etc. For some reason kids forgot about saving to Drive G. Upon closer look over this summer break from school, we want to separate personal from operating system.

1. How do we transfer all library folders OFF drive C TO drive G? (link or step by step instructions)

2.How do we setup Library folders default to automatically save to Drive G?

All input appreciated. Thank u in advance.

Thank U !


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There is no system wide feature or setting.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 23, 2013 3:53 AM PDT

I have to check each app for this. Frankly I'd research how to move the space in g to c.

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Win 7 x 64 - How to SetUp Save to Default to Diff Drive
by livepcexpert7 / August 27, 2013 12:44 AM PDT

As you have already saved files in the C Drive (current Library Location)
hence you need to manually copy or cut each file and folder from the Library
and paste it to the G Drive Location

To change a library's default save location follow the following steps -
A library's default save location determines where an item will be stored
when it's copied, moved, or saved to the library.

Open the library you'd like to change.
In the library pane (above the file list), next to Includes, click


In the Library Locations dialog box, right-click a library location
that's not currently the default save location (Set the G Drive here), click
Set as default save location, and then click OK.

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Thanks for replies
by ClissaT / September 14, 2013 12:52 AM PDT

It's all sorted now. All under control.

Thanks a bunch guys Grin

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