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post #11 of 16
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I believe my hdd was automatically assigned to be drive f if I recall right but I didn't assign it. as for the windows updates being installed on the ssd, should I maybe not download all of the updates? I usually install everything but maybe there are some reccommeded updates I don't need to install to save space?
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where should I save programs such as security, antispyware, reg cleaner, games and the like?
How big is your SSD? I usually install everything but Games on my boot SSD. But if it has room, you can install on there as well.

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I actually don't use firefox I just use plain old internet explorer.
I don't have IE on the machine I'm using right now so I can't walk through the steps. I believe it defaults to your 'Downloads' folder so if you follow the instructions I gave above about moving your folders to the HDD, this should be taken care of. Plus I think IE asks you where you want to save stuff?

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I think I need to assign a drive letter but how and where do I do it?
Windows should have done it automatically after the formatting, if not
Right click on 'My Computer' then 'Manage'
In the new Window click on 'Disk Management' and you should see your HDD. Right click on it and Assign/Change a Drive Letter
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post #13 of 16
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ok I'm going to boot it up and and give it a try. thanx for the help Jonowxeno
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post #14 of 16
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oh, sorry. the ssd I have is a crucial m4 64gb.
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what i do is a) always click custom install B) when it asks for location..backspace the "c" and type in the letter name of your hdd.Make a folder called "downloads" on your hdd..and set firefox to download to there..tools ..options
 
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post #16 of 16
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Schmuckley, when and where do you click custom install? are you talking about the hdd after I connect it to the pc? I've never had anything ask me for the location.
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