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Transfering files and the registry

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#1 zbuckone


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Posted 08 October 2014 - 02:59 AM

If I transfer files (drag and drop) from an external drive back to the system drive on my laptop do I need to do anything to justify this procedure with my registry?  I have not done this before so I want to make sure I don't corrupt my registry.  I should add that the external drive is a "normal" drive and my internal laptop drive is a Solid State drive.  I still have much to learn so please excuse me if this seems too simplistic.


Thanks for your help,




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Posted 08 October 2014 - 06:12 AM

If you are talking about data files, just drag and drop. There is nothing you need to do with the registry.

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Posted 08 October 2014 - 02:23 PM

You don't ever have to do anything to the registry.  That is Windows job.

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