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How do I get programs to install on hard drive and not SSD?

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My boot up drive is my SSD

I also have a 1 TB HDD

Everything I install is defaulted to the SSD, how do i get it to default to the HDD instead? Some programs will ask but others will autoinstall
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post #2 of 8
Select the custom installation for most apps, then you can choose where to install it.

If that fails, pelase ive specific examples of software your struggling with.
     
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post #3 of 8
You have to tell the application where you want it.

I don't think you can select a default.
    
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post #4 of 8
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ex: i just installed an epson printer driver via cd
The autorun did not allow me to select an install drive

Most programs do, but some do not
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post #5 of 8
Did you just install the driver or the full printer package. The driver must reside in the System32 folder, you don't get a choice.
I would not be too concerned with the printer driver, required space is minimal
     
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post #6 of 8
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i installed the entire package and the scan/update package was default/auto installed to SSD

Its for epson nx430 printer
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post #7 of 8
It might need certain system files to run right. Best leave it on the SSD.

The space it uses is minimal at best I assume.
    
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post #8 of 8
i use my ssd for games... i am not too worried about system boot up times... maybe you should do the same?

i originally wanted to do it the way you did, but i chose to just install the os on the bigger hdd.
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