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Stupid Droid corrected the spelling I'm talking abt Ahci
Also should sata configuration be on ahci instead of die mode? Look up my minor BIOS if you need to. Greatly would appreciate it..
Edited by 78@pwnt4lif3 - 12/31/11 at 1:24pm
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In my BIOS I see AcPI 2.0 support disabled but my acpi apical support is enabled. Should they've enabled? And should onboard devices have achieve mode on for j- micron esata/pata controller set to achieve mode correct? Making sure I don't overlook anything before I disconnect my HD and install the add. Advice sir?
Enable ACPI 2.0
idk about the other, it is personal preference...google that tongue.gif
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Stupid Droid corrected the spelling I'm talking abt Ahci
Also should sata configuration be on ahci instead of die mode? Look up my minor BIOS if you need to. Greatly would appreciate it..

Too tired to, been up all night. tongue.gif

Just enable AHCI and be set. And have the SSD in an Intel SATA 2 port. You are too nervous, calm down lol.
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I installed my SSD and downloaded and intalled quite a few things to it. Which part of your guide do I follow to move everything to my HDD? And just use my SSD for boot.
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I installed my SSD and downloaded and intalled quite a few things to it. Which part of your guide do I follow to move everything to my HDD? And just use my SSD for boot.

This?

Move user folder locations to Secondary HDD:
  1. Right click your folder (ex. My pictures)
  2. Click Properties
  3. Click the Location tab
  4. Change the destination to your other HDD (ex. D:\Pictures)
    Note 1: Recommended, I do this myself for my user folders (ex. My Documents, My pictures, Desktop, etc.)
    Note 2: If there are two of the same folder after the move (ie. My Documents "A" and My Documents "B") you should delete the empty one located on the C: drive. (May need to go into safe mode to delete it)
    Note 3: If the folder already exists that you are linking it to you may want to merge the folders.

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What about Program files and Program files (x86)
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What about Program files and Program files (x86)

Those stay on the SSD. tongue.gif

Why move them? Besides, I don't know how without looking it up or experimenting on it.
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What do you mean, they must be moved :O

It will keep growing I have steam and other programs in there. Why would I use my SSd for that. the space is extremely limited. Already have 16gb left out of 120gb :S
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Take the steam folder, move to HDD. Use steam mover to put games you chose on the SSD...Instant huge amount of room back.

Why the heck would you not use your SSD for programs?
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Sorry I didn't mean all programs in general I meant stuff like Origin, Steam, etc.

And also can;t I just simply move my Users folder to my HDD? Or will that create problems?
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Sorry I didn't mean all programs in general I meant stuff like Origin, Steam, etc.

Steam is portable so it is simply drag and drop. Origin may be as well, but I am not 100% sure. When you install programs just change teh drive letter to the HDD's.
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And also can;t I just simply move my Users folder to my HDD? Or will that create problems?
Nope, there is the AppData folder hidden in it. If you move the User folder things will not work right. Also, besides that the folder locations to teh OS would still be considered to be on the C drive. You need to do them individually.
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