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post #11 of 16
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I notice when I went to install my Razer Anansi keyboard driver, it went straight to C: drive without asking me. How do I prevent this or is this necessary as its a driver.

 

When installing things, always look for the "Custom" or "Advanced" install option.  This will give you the ability to customize everything until your heart is content (including where the program gets installed).  However, drivers should really be installed to where they're set to install by default.

 

So you see, you can always be in complete control over your system without having to do any risky tweaking.  ;)

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post #12 of 16
If you have a newer intel chipset ( I think z67 up) it supports ssd caching out of the box.

I have a Corsair Accelerator cache ssd. It's very easy to use, boot times are near non existent. the only downside is you're buying the software too so it's more than the bare ssd. Not as fast as straight ssd, but if you already have windows installed I would say to look into it or the ocz synapse.
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If you want to keep all your 'My' folders on a 2nd drive, right click on the icon in windows explorer and select properties. Then you can choose a default save location on the 2nd disk.

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post #14 of 16
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If you have a newer intel chipset ( I think z67 up) it supports ssd caching out of the box.

This felt wrong when I first read it but I couldn't figure out why. This came to me just now. I don't think there's a Z67 chipset. There was the H67 (iGPU but no OC) and P67 (OC but no iGPU). Intel Smart Response Technology (their term for SSD caching) was introduced with the Z68 chipset (iGPU and OC support) which was released several months later.
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If you want to keep all your 'My' folders on a 2nd drive, right click on the icon in windows explorer and select properties. Then you can choose a default save location on the 2nd disk.
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Oh yes, this is really good. Because you can just import photos off a camera or something to "Pictures" and it'll go straight to "D:" in my case, same with music. thumb.gif
 
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In that Properties window/dialog box, choose the Location tab.  In there, you will see what can be done.  This works for all folders inside of "C:\Users\You".

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