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How do you transfer software from C to D drive?

I have some software, mp3's, and pics that I would like to transfer from the "C" to my new "D" drive. How do I tackle this task?

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Can I just drag it from the C to D?
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With things like MP3s, movies, sounds, pictures, etc you can just drag them.

However with some installed programs, you can't. Often times, there will be registry entries with hardcoded paths to something on the C drive. Also, you'd need to fix any shortcuts (like in the start menu) that you might have. Uninstalling would also braek if you just moved an installed program.
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Originally posted by juiio
With things like MP3s, movies, sounds, pictures, etc you can just drag them.

However with some installed programs, you can't. Often times, there will be registry entries with hardcoded paths to something on the C drive. Also, you'd need to fix any shortcuts (like in the start menu) that you might have. Uninstalling would also braek if you just moved an installed program.
I just went ahead and installed the software on the new hard drive.

It's just photos now so I'll try and drag them. Thanks!
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Yes, in Windows Explorer.
I have looked and can not find "Windows Explorer".

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Old 05-10-02, 10:11 AM
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I think I found it

I went to "MY COMPUTER" >> *right click* >> "EXPLORE"

...anyhow that worked

I'm on Win 98 if that is what you are asking.
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Originally posted by LX98Civic
I think I found it

I went to "MY COMPUTER" >> *right click* >> "EXPLORE"

...anyhow that worked

I'm on Win 98 if that is what you are asking.
or, start button+e, for those of us who are really really lazy
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or, start button+e, for those of us who are really really lazy
better yet, windows button + e

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