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I'm getting an SSD and a Hard drive for my new build, I want my SSD to be used solely for my OS (Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit) but I want my Program Files, Documents, etc. to be located on my HDD so how would I go about doing this, I've done a little searching on the Internet but so far I've been unsuccessful at finding the method to doing this. So please help!
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You can either install everything manually, like when you're at the point for installing a program and it will ask you for the location, just change the path there.

Or, you can edit the registry. Go to regedit.exe and navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion and you can change the path for the program files folder. See attached screenshot.


If you want to change the whole profile location then check here.
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