Windows 10: I have two hard drives, one smaller SSD and one larger HDD, and everything keeps trying to...

Discus and support I have two hard drives, one smaller SSD and one larger HDD, and everything keeps trying to... in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; Windows/Microsoft software seems to be poorly-configured for two hard drives. I tried to assign all files to be saved onto the HDD D including software... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by Cake5, Jan 14, 2020.

  1. Cake5 Win User

    I have two hard drives, one smaller SSD and one larger HDD, and everything keeps trying to...


    Windows/Microsoft software seems to be poorly-configured for two hard drives. I tried to assign all files to be saved onto the HDD D including software but it still keeps auto-installing to the SDD C. The SDD is quite small and is only really for system files. If I move the files across then the software may break. Feels rather like trying to push a trolley forward which insists on turning right all the time.

    :)
     
    Cake5, Jan 14, 2020
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  2. Shenan Stanley, Jan 14, 2020
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  3. Confused about hard drives: HDD and SSD

    Browsing through the Microsoft Store for a new pc, I see various hard drives listed, such as:

    16GB eMMC

    32GB eMMC

    500GB 5400 RPM HDD

    2GB DDR3L 1600 MHz

    32GB SSD [?]

    64GB SSD

    I understand that solid state drives are good, though expensive. What I don't understand is what size of an SSD would be the equivalent of, say, a terabyte HD? It seems that 64GB is the largest SSD offered here. What size HDD would equal that capacity?

    And, BTW, what is an eMMC?
     
    Grandpa Jim, Jan 14, 2020
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  4. Clintlgm Win User

    I have two hard drives, one smaller SSD and one larger HDD, and everything keeps trying to...

    Migrating from HDD to SSD

    If you.clone or restore an image you only have to be concerned with actual data not empty space. So with Macruim, you would shrink the correct partition to fit the new SSD, there are many Videos on YouTube that walk you through step by step. And if your system is UEFI/GPT I would clone all partitions. If you have DATA partitions that have no data then you don't need to clone them all system partitions do need to be cloned in order for your SSD to boot after the clone.

    take your pick Video how to clone a larger hard drive to a smaller SSD - Google Search
     
    Clintlgm, Jan 14, 2020
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