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is creating folder on DESKTOP same thing as creating 1 in C drive?

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i have a folder named MP3z on my desktop. In it, is about 30 gigs of MP3s i collected. Is there any difference with keeping this folder on my desktop versus having it somewhere on my C drive (for instance, C:\\MP3z) ?? will it slow down my computer in any way?


ps- the only thing on my desktop is this MP3z folder and the recycle bin
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No it wont slow it down. Well, it shouldn't slow it down
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It might, slow your boot time down minimaly but all your desktop is is C:\\documents and settings\\user name\\desktop, so it is on the c drive...
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yea thats what i was thinking. so by having it on my desktop im having an extra link which is the shortcut. my computer is slowed down by 33 mhz because of that one shortcut if my calculations are correct.
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only for the time it takes to boot.
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I only have 2 icons on my whole desktop, recycle bin and my computer, speaking of which, I should get rid of my computer icon, pretty much useless to have the icon there. I guess, I'm going for a balanced look.
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