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How to organize data drive when OS is on SSD

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I just installed Windows 7 Pro 32-bit and I put it on my 30GB SSD drive. I only want the OS on the SSD, but what it is the best way to go about putting programs and files on my data drive? I have only installed the drivers on the SSD drive so far. Before, I had my data drive with the installed programs, but that drive got a bit messy, all I would do is throw on the E:\\ in front of the default C:\\ to have it install programs, but is there an easier, more organized way? Thanks, and I appreciate any advice you guys may have.
    
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Don't forget to choose "Custom" install when given the choice. Several programs will fool you, by not displaying the installation path unless you choose the Custom Install option.
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Can't you just specify to use another drive during program installation's?
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Yes, that is not my problem, It's just certain programs had different paths with different folders, maybe the easiest thing to do is to just make a folder with the name "Programs" and put them in their. I was just wondering if any of you guys knew a better way to organize the programs on the data drive, because I still want to put my data on there and browse through it without running into a bunch of useless folders.
    
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