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Alright, I think I found a solution to the long loading operating system time.

Turns out, if I set the boot priority to:

1st: CDdrive
2nd:HDD
3rd:USB

It takes about 15 seconds for that loading screen.

If I set HDD to first and CD drive to 2nd, it only takes 2 seconds.

I think I'll leave it like this for now as I can always just hit F12 if I want to boot off the CD.

I'm really like how the SSD boots to desktop before the Windows splash animation even finishes. It's never done that on my AMD SB750 mobo before =D

Thanks again, I can't count how many times you've helped me out in the past!
Neither can I. I kinda just help without paying attention.

Anyway, I did the same thing in my BIOS. I think I even took it a step further and totally disabled its ability to check the other drives in my system because I prefer to just press F12 when I want to boot from a different drive. Although, I think that I took an unnecessary step there.

I mean, I have "First Boot Device", "Second Boot Device", and "Third Boot Device", and I have them all disabled.
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post #12 of 17
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Do you happen to know how to change location of the temporary files for FireFox 4?

I remember doing it for 3.6 awhile back, but I don't remember exactly how I did it.
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Do you happen to know how to change location of the temporary files for FireFox 4?

I remember doing it for 3.6 awhile back, but I don't remember exactly how I did it.
I think there are 2 things that would need to be done in order to get the locations for both its cache and temporary internet files:

To change its location for the temporary internet files, change the locations of "TEMP" and "TMP" in the Environment Variables. For the cache, do this:
  1. Open about:config
  2. Right-click on any value and choose New > String
  3. Name it browser.cache.disk.parent_directory
  4. The "value" is the path where you want its Cache to go.

However, this means you won't be taking advantage of the SSD's speed in Firefox.
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post #14 of 17
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Would you recommend leaving it on the SSD then?

I'm just afraid of abusing the write cycles.
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Would you recommend leaving it on the SSD then?

I'm just afraid of abusing the write cycles.
With these drives, you'd actually have to put a great deal of effort into it to wear the drive out before the day comes when you feel like upgrading.

So yeah, I totally recommend leaving it on the SSD. I think the only things I would move over to the hard drives might be any folders you're using in C:\\Users\\AverageGai. Just right-click one of the folders, choose Properties, switch to the Location tab, and then the rest should be fairly self-explanatory. However, I will be here if you need assistance with it or clarifications.

For example, I moved the following over to a secondary drive:
  • Desktop
  • My Documents
  • My Pictures
  • My Music
  • My Videos
  • In the future thanks to Crysis 2: "Saved Games"

My favorite benefit of this is that if I format and start over, then I don't have to worry about my irreplaceable files because they're already in a safe place!
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post #16 of 17
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Great, I moved those folders over to my HDD.

Would you recommend moving the location of other temporary files is that the same case with Firefox?

And let's say I'm reformatting and I my music, movies, documents, etc folders already on my HDD, I will still have them after I've reformatted (assuming OS is on my SSD, of course)?
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Great, I moved those folders over to my HDD.

Would you recommend moving the location of other temporary files is that the same case with Firefox?

And let's say I'm reformatting and I my music, movies, documents, etc folders already on my HDD, I will still have them after I've reformatted (assuming OS is on my SSD, of course)?
I've been told that Intel's SSDs are tougher than most, so it sounds like there's even less of a worry about their durability. So I guess the only reason really for moving anything to other drives is to save on space.

Anyway, that's a great question: when you format and start over, you'll have to tell Windows again to use those folders by using the same process of editing those properties. Of course, the contents won't be touched when formatting either.
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