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Windows Update - Selecting Drive To Use For Downloads

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#1 outofrng623


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Posted 04 April 2007 - 06:42 AM

Hi all, thanks for looking at my post, hope you can help.
I just added (an addition, not a replacement) a new drive yesterday- 320g external maxtor - I went and ran a windows update this morning and the validation tool was one of the updates. I noticed, while it was installing , that it was going to my new drive. Sure enough, after the update was done, I looked in my new drive and there it was. Why did it do that? I thought it used a default drive, shouldn't it have gone where it has always been going? My main drive is c, I added f a while ago for storage and now I also have k, which is the Maxtor. No drives were renamed or anything along those lines. I am stumped.
I did not move any windows folders or anything related to the new drive. The new drive is for storage only, such as music and videos...ipod stuff, etc.


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Posted 04 April 2007 - 06:47 AM

If you right-click on, for instance, a picture and select save as what do you get?also try a word document?

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Posted 04 April 2007 - 07:32 AM

Hi outofrng623, welcome to BC. :thumbsup:

The new drive is for storage only, such as music and videos...ipod stuff, etc.

If there is no OS on the drive it's not possible to install a windows update on it.
Are you seeing a WUTemp folder? If so it's just being held there until the update is actually installed on C:.

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