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Hey there, so i am going to be installing windows 7 onto my 64gb crucial m4 ssd. I was wondering if there was anyway to switch the users folder over to my samsung f3 1tb drive.

I don't want to have any unneeded information on the SSD. i just want the operating system on it.

also, how big of a partition should i allow for the installation of windows 7 pro.
    
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Here is a guide on how to do that: http://www.overclock.net/ssd/1133113...l#post15181216

You can also just redirect the location of the folders you want to move to the HDD in properties. That is what I do.

Here is a guide on installing windows to a ssd too XD

http://www.overclock.net/ssd/1133113...l#post15181216
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do i just go into the properties of the Users folder? or where do i have to go to do it.

when i open the properties of the Users folder on my laptop right now, it doesnt have anything to redirect the file path.
    
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I would just go to the documents, pics, videos folders etc. and go to properties>location> change to the HDD
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