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Windows 10 reinstalled - disks messed up


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#1 freebird_wr

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Posted 02 January 2017 - 11:29 AM

Hello,
 
Pardon if I ramble but, I'm new to this forum, having had good experiences with Windows 10 till now.  I recently had to reinstall Windows 10 on my desktop - had a bootmgr error and could never get it corrected using all the tools at my disposal.  So I created a boot disc on a USB from another computer and ended up reinstalling the OS.  Well, the reinstallation wiped my C drive and was successfully installed.  However all my files that it put back on my C drive under the Users folders now end with 2016_11_24 XX_XX_XX UTC.  Plus the partition that Windows and Users is on was created just big enough to fit those files and nothing more.  I can't reinstall any programs since there is no room. 
 
I have a backup copy of all the User folders and files on the F drive. How do I set everything up to have my Users folders default to the F drive and use those files instead of the files on my C drive? Thanks.
 
Scott
 
Attached is a pic of my disk mgmt. screen.

Edit: Moved topic from Windows 10 Discussion to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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Posted 07 January 2017 - 06:49 PM

If I understand your question correctly this is how I do mine. http://www.overclock.net/t/1240779/seans-windows-8-install-optimization-guide-for-ssds-hdds#post_16929868

  (works the same for Win10)

Click on the "Optimizations after system setup" spoiler and you'll find Move user folder locations to Secondary HDD 

Source http://www.overclock.net/t/1240779/seans-windows-8-install-optimization-guide-for-ssds-hdds

 

Before applying the above click start > settings > system > storage. Here you'll see "Save Locations" choose the F drive from the drop down menu and this creates the necessary folder/s on the new location/drive.

Use these newly created folders on the F drive as the destination when moving your "User" folders above.


Edited by sandman1374, 08 January 2017 - 12:26 AM.

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