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Disc partitions Windows7 32bit


BurrWalnut

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Move the Documents folder to a different location by navigating to the folder, then right-click it > Properties > Location Tab > Move, select a Destination and follow the prompts. The location can be restored by choosing Restore Default.

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BRYNIT

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If you are keeping all of your Documents, pictures and music on your computer I would suggest making a copy onto an external drive. If your computer fails you will have lost everything.

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Jollyjohn

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Hi

Go Start Computer C drive USERS Your UserName Expand this and it will list contacts, downloads etc. Now Right Click on My Documents PROPETIES and look for the tab LOCATION Select MOVE and then select D drive and Apply.

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sharpamat

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Try the easy way open your C drive select the file/ files you want to move right click and select cut, open D right click and select paste,

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Jollyjohn

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That's one way to do it but if you follow my steps then W7 will update the shortcuts listed under start etc and any desktop icons.

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Jollyjohn

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Having googled the problem the suggestion is that one or more of the filenames of something in My Documents is too long. Have a look through and maybe rename anything with a long filename. The limit, including the path, is 254 characters. So c:\username\my documents\ - has already used up 25 characters!

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