Windows 10: Moving C drive to a new drive

Discus and support Moving C drive to a new drive in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; Hello My main C drive is starting to pack up. Is it possible to transfer my complete C drive to a new hard drive and keep my windows and all of my... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by KevinPheiffer, Aug 14, 2019 at 6:02 AM.

  1. Moving C drive to a new drive


    Hello

    My main C drive is starting to pack up. Is it possible to transfer my complete C drive to a new hard drive and keep my windows and all of my programs?

    Thank you for the help.

    I use windows 10 64bit.

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    KevinPheiffer, Aug 14, 2019 at 6:02 AM
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  2. JanaDyck Win User

    move files from my C drive to an external hard drive.

    what steps do I take to move files from my C drive to an external hard drive. My C drive is almost full.
     
  3. edokie Win User
    How do I move folders with photos and videos from the C:\ drive to other drives?

    Yes that worked great. I have reduced the load on my C:\ drive by more than 100GB. My photos (Pictures) that were under C:\Users\Username\Pictures have now been moved to P:\Users\Username\Pictures, and the video that were on the C:\ drive in the folder C:\Users\Username\Videos
    have been moved to S:\Users\Username\Videos. I have many pictures (photos) on my P:\ drive that are in folders such as P:\Grandkids. Is this incorrect? Is it necessary or more correct to send these photo of grandkids to P:\Users\Username\Pictures\Grandkids?
    What does Windows consider a "personal folder", and why does it store information under C:\Users? Why does Windows do this, and if it is preferable, what is the advantage? Is the "Pictures" folder the same as the "Pictures" Library? Now that I've moved the
    C:\Users\Username\Pictures folder to P:\Users\Username\Pictures will Windows put all future photos in the last listed folder? Thank you excellent help and instructions.
     
  4. Moving C drive to a new drive

    How do I move folders with photos and videos from the C:\ drive to other drives?

    Hi,

    Normally, Windows stores personal folders in C:\Users. If you want to move them to a secondary drive, you can do so by trying the steps below:

    • Make sure to close any apps you have running, as open apps can interfere with the move.
    • Open a File Explorer window and navigate to your username (C:\Users\username).
    • Right-click on the folder you want to move, and then click Properties.
    • Select Location tab; then, choose a new location by typing the new path or by clicking the
      Move button to browse for a new location.
    • Once done, click OK; then, Yes.

    We would appreciate it if you could get back to us and provide us your feedback.
     
    Michael Gall, Aug 14, 2019 at 6:10 AM
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