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#1 2drives

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 01:01 PM

I bought this computer custom made with a C disk and E disk. The C disk was to be only for OS boot up and E was to be for all file and programs.

Even when the path to a down load or a program is set to E it loads into the C disk. This has caused the C disk to freeze without me knowing it was loading. I use a lot of CAD, PDF and other big video files all day long.

How do I fix all this? Both drives are a mess although I still have 900 gigs left on the E disk. The C disk only came with 59 gigs since it was only for the OS and boot up.

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#2 dpunisher

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 01:13 PM

Well, from my perspective, you're doin' it wrong.

I set up a system like that............one time. I finally realized there was nothing to be gained by putting the OS on one partition and programs on another. It's not like you can format C:, reinstall the OS,and still have your programs on the other partition/drive work.

Install your OS and programs on your primary, put all of your data files on another partition, and devote another partition to a backup/image of C: if you choose.

Just an opinion, I could be wrong.

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 01:19 PM

I'll take that advise but how do I do all that now? Any advise?




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