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New Drive For My Documents


Legslip

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My friends PC has a 80gb HD of which about 55gb is used for My Docs. With other progs installed it is showing as full. I would like to fit another 120gb HD for his docs but how do I copy across his existing my docs folder to it and ensure that all future savings of personal docs point to the drive.

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Woolwell

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What is the OS - XP? Which version of Office? You can create a new documents folder on the new drive but I don't think that you can delete My Documents. However you can copy and paste the contents across and set Office's options to save to the new location.

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Sea Urchin

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How to move the My Documents folder to a different drive

http://thundercloud.net/information-avenue/my-documents/

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Legslip

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Thanks Sea Urchin. Doing it now!

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