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Is there a way to move the entire users folder?
     
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Originally Posted by EarlZ View Post

So after 7hours of monitoring my system with SsdReady I found that Chrome seems to be the biggest reason for my daily writes.. In just 7hrs its written 326Mb..

Safe Browsing Bloom Filter 2 (80.15Mb)
Safe Browsing Bloom_new (99.79Mb)
Safe Browsing Download _new (39.25Mb)

And tons and tons of really small .tmp files..

Followed by BootCKCL.etl under windows/wdi (30MB and about 50MB for the entire folder tree )

The app also shows 38.9GB of read data while SSDlife pro only shows 7Gb.

This may or may not impact SSD life span but Im wondering if there is a way to reduce those writes from Chrome or maybe I could move them to my mechanical drive?

I am just concerned why my daily writes have been skyrocketing from 3Gb to 7-10Gb.

Currently im only at 491Gb written and 657 read, at 1 month 7days and 17hours.
use symbolic links. http://schinagl.priv.at/nt/hardlinkshellext/hardlinkshellext.html
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Originally Posted by ALiShaikh View Post

Is there a way to move the entire users folder?
yea: www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/87555-user-profile-change-default-location.html

or

www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/124198-user-profiles-create-move-during-windows-7-installation.html
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You should mention in the guide how to move the Users Folder and Program Data before moving on to the rest of windows install.
     
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You should mention in the guide how to move the Users Folder and Program Data before moving on to the rest of windows install.
Why? It is pointless and just slows the system down. Besides I have links in the 4th post to do it.
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So its not worth it for me to move both of those? Should I keep the Users folder in the C as well?
     
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So its not worth it for me to move both of those? Should I keep the Users folder in the C as well?
Why do you think I don't have it as a step in my guide? rolleyes.gif

Why bother moving them? You do realize that if you move the appdata folder and your program folders off the SSD that data will be off the SSD and not get any advantage of the SSD right?
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Well I wanted to keep the programs themselves on the SDD for fast loading, and the data already loads fast through HDD so I thought I would save some space by moving it there. Now that I have a 128GB one(just upgraded from 32GB Sata II Patriot today lol) I guess it doesn't matter that much, so I wont move it like you suggested
     
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Aside from using systemlinks is it possible to just move the entire users/username/appdata folder?
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Originally Posted by EarlZ View Post

Aside from using systemlinks is it possible to just move the entire users/username/appdata folder?
READ THE LAST FEW POSTS.
post #3350 of 5384
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Originally Posted by Sean Webster View Post

READ THE LAST FEW POSTS.

Haha sorry, didnt refresh the page before making this post. I've created the system link.. whats the difference between that and the hardlink ?

EDIT:

Found the answer on the other link
Edited by EarlZ - 7/4/12 at 5:40am
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