Windows 10: changing drives for storage

Discus and support changing drives for storage in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; how do I move storage between drives?... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by NadineHolland, Sep 29, 2019.

  1. changing drives for storage

    how do I move storage between drives?

    NadineHolland, Sep 29, 2019
  2. Eric Ber Win User

    Hard Drive Storage

    Hi William,

    In Windows 10, you can change the default Save location for apps, documents, music, picture and video files to another drive or partition. You can follow the steps below to change the default Save location:

    • If your Windows 10 version is 1703 and later, go to Start Menu
      > Settings > System settings
      > Storage> Change where new content is saved.

    • Otherwise, go to Start Menu > Settings
      > System settings > Storage.

    Should you need further assistance, don't hesitate to get back to us.
    Eric Ber, Sep 29, 2019
  3. Can´t change the default storage drive.


    I changed the default storage drive (from C: to Dchanging drives for storage :) in "Settings>>System>>Storage, however the Windows continues to install all apps in C: drive. Any suggestion?
    HelderCardoso_0707, Sep 29, 2019
  4. Arun B J Win User

    changing drives for storage

    Windows 10 Home will not boot or restart with USB Storage Spaces pool drives attached

    Hi George,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    I understand your concern and will assist you to resolve this issue.

    • Did you make any changes in BIOS?

    • Are you getting any error message?
    I suggest you to update Storage controller drivers and check if it helps.

    Steps 1:

    • Press Windows key + X.

    • Select Device manager.

    • Expand Storage controller.

    • Right click on the driver and Update the drivers.

    Steps 2: Windows 10 has a built-in troubleshooter to check and fix issues with hardware and devices. I would suggest you to run this troubleshooter to check if the issue
    is with device. Refer these steps:

    • Press Windows key +X, select Control panel.

    • Change the view by option on the top right to Large icons.

    • Click on troubleshooting and click on the view all option on the left panel.

    • Run the Hardware and devices troubleshooter.

    Hope this helps. If the issue remains unresolved, please get back to us and we would be happy to help
    Arun B J, Sep 29, 2019

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