Partitioned HD now what?

  u2 23:49 29 Jul 03

Hi just partitioned the HD with PM 5,both drive,s are primary, is this ok.I want to keep the OS on C: and try and keep the other programs on D:.Ive dupliceted the My Documents ,Program files ect folders on D:.

When I installed Opera into D: Program files the Opera folders,files, are scattered, within Program files on D: any advice same with fs2002.Why are,nt they going into Opera folder ect.

Should I keep both drive,s primary or make D: logical, if so will I have to format D:

Also why are some programs going into windows on C: Ive no control over where they go? Any help would be gratefull,cheers.

  DieSse 00:21 30 Jul 03

D: should be secondary.

All (well most) programs install some files onto drive C - mainly into the Windows folder. It's normal, essential, and you have no control over it. They just need to work that way.

  Jean-Luc Picard 01:21 30 Jul 03

This is exactly why you should leave that little bit of extra space on "C" when partitioning.

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