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Originally Posted by Bookerdalooker View Post

It is 2010 professional for university students. Managed to squeeze it on now with some shuffling but haven't worked out how to change my E drive to be main go to drive instead of C drive which is just for O/S .......and now office
DISCLAIMER: If things go bad it's not my fault :P (Click to show)
I wonder can you just copy Program Files //(x86) to your storage drive. Delete it on the main drive and create a symbolic link? All in Safe Mode? Otherwise in Safe Mode Command Prompt?


Maybe something like this (assuming C is your main ssd directory)
Code:
c:
cd \
xcopy "Program Files"  D:\"Program Files" /B /K /H /E /O
xcopy "Program Files (x86)"  D:\"Program Files (x86)" /B /K /H /E /O
rd /S /Q "Program Files"
rd /S /Q "Program Files (x86)" 
mklink /D "Program Files"  D:\"Program Files"
mklink /D "Program Files (x86)"  D:\"Program Files (x86)"

To explain what this does (at least if it works) is:
first line: go to C drive
second line: go to the main directory (C:\)
copy Program Files to D drive (/B is copy sym links not folder, /K is copy attributes, /H is copy hidden /E copies empty dir /O copies ownership information, someone else tell me what else should probably be needed kuz I don't know)
copy 32 bit version to D drive
delete program files and everything in it quietly
deletes the 32 bit version of program files and everything in it and quietly
create a symbolic link from program files to D drive version
create a symbolic link from program files to d drive version...

Now whenever you install anything to C:\Program Files it'll really be in D:\Program Files... etc

Edited by JQuantum - 10/26/12 at 9:09am
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Wow! it's amazing what a difference the proper application of thermal paste will make! Obviously my first attempt was not good but following Gunsrunner's tip has worked a treat!.Now running prime95 at a fairly steady 42 degrees on HWmonitor. Very very pleased with this! thumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gif

Now, which should I believe? HWmonitor tells me 42 degrees but AMD overdrive is showing around 50, seems a really big discrepency
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post #133 of 137
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Originally Posted by JQuantum View Post

DISCLAIMER: If things go bad it's not my fault :P (Click to show)
I wonder can you just copy Program Files //(x86) to your storage drive. Delete it on the main drive and create a symbolic link? All in Safe Mode? Otherwise in Safe Mode Command Prompt?
Maybe something like this (assuming C is your main ssd directory)
Code:
c:
cd \
xcopy "Program Files"  D:\"Program Files" /B /K /H /E /O
xcopy "Program Files (x86)"  D:\"Program Files (x86)" /B /K /H /E /O
rd /S /Q "Program Files"
rd /S /Q "Program Files (x86)" 
mklink /D "Program Files"  D:\"Program Files"
mklink /D "Program Files (x86)"  D:\"Program Files (x86)"
To explain what this does (at least if it works) is:
first line: go to C drive
second line: go to the main directory (C:\)
copy Program Files to D drive (/B is copy sym links not folder, /K is copy attributes, /H is copy hidden /E copies empty dir /O copies ownership information, someone else tell me what else should probably be needed kuz I don't know)
copy 32 bit version to D drive
delete program files and everything in it quietly
deletes the 32 bit version of program files and everything in it and quietly
create a symbolic link from program files to D drive version
create a symbolic link from program files to d drive version...
Now whenever you install anything to C:\Program Files it'll really be in D:\Program Files... etc

Wow J! thanks for this info, command prompts are again an area I have never delved into but if I cant think of another way, I may try this thumb.gif
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post #134 of 137
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Wow J! thanks for this info, command prompts are again an area I have never delved into but if I cant think of another way, I may try this thumb.gif

you might be able to setup JBOD but i don't think that guarentees it'll be on the ssd

I did this (referring to the cmd prompt stuff) for some system files when I had a 60gb ssd and r/w limit was a paranoia issue and steam games. doesn't matter much now.
Edited by JQuantum - 10/26/12 at 12:44pm
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Wow! it's amazing what a difference the proper application of thermal paste will make! Obviously my first attempt was not good but following Gunsrunner's tip has worked a treat!.Now running prime95 at a fairly steady 42 degrees on HWmonitor. Very very pleased with this! thumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gif
Now, which should I believe? HWmonitor tells me 42 degrees but AMD overdrive is showing around 50, seems a really big discrepency
Found this thought it was a good vid!!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyXLu1Ms-q4&feature=related
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Found this thought it was a good vid!!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyXLu1Ms-q4&feature=related

Now that was a very educational video! I will always apply this way from now on, I have proved to myself beyond all doubt that it works!!
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Glad you got everything sorted Bookerdalooker.. wink.gif

I`m new to the forums (hey all `n` all) and followed your journey and just wanted to say that it seems like a great community, Props to everyone who helped eliminate your issue`s and looking forward to
Adding my build and journey very soon. (just waiting on my 8350 to arrive hopefully monday...) thumb.gif
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