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i have 120GB = 100 + 20 partitions

my 20 is full and i want to move 'My Documents' onto the 100GB

can i just drag and drop??
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If it is just the My Documents You can - Just drag n drop the contents as you cant actully delete the My Documents folder as it is a special folder in XP
    
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but when i click 'My Pictures' in the start menu it will go

20GB:/My Documents/My Pictures

instead of 100GB:/My Documents/My Pictures

or can i change that?
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Ok so you want to move my-documents right?

I've done this numerous times during rebuilds, I use my 2nd harddrive to run my documents, etc, so that if I need 2 nuke windows, I don't have to go backing it up when it already is, and... My icons are restored instantly,

Simply ON YOUR DESKTOP

Right click PROPERTIES on "my documents"

Go to the TARGET TAB

And change it

And it'll move everything there, or you MIGHT HAVE TO yourself, BUT!!! it'll be there! my pictures will target there, my music, EVERYTHING.

Even any game profiles that are in "my documents" are located and directed there automatically as if it was always that way.

Good luck mate!

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i've just Cut everything out of C:/My Documents

Created 'My Documents' on E:/ and hit Ctrl+V

when its done shall i change the target then and it'l still work?
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It should , but not initially, you'll probably need to reboot/ shut down fully / boot up fresh, presuming the target, and the files are in the same place.

SHOULD work with the reboot, try it and do tell us if it does

Le_Loup

P.S. This is EASY to do, but not many people know about it, or at least not realize the possibilities with it
    
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