Windows 10: Moving files from laptop to external drive

Discus and support Moving files from laptop to external drive in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I'm trying to free up space on my computer and am not sure how to safely move files from my laptop to my external drive. And then what do do to free up... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by WalterKG, Nov 17, 2018.

  1. WalterKG Win User

    Moving files from laptop to external drive


    I'm trying to free up space on my computer and am not sure how to safely move files from my laptop to my external drive. And then what do do to free up the space I need

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    WalterKG, Nov 17, 2018
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  2. Remon Ont Win User

    External Hard Drive

    Hi John,

    We suggest that you try the troubleshooting steps below:

    • Open your External Hard Drive file in File Explorer.
    • Type the name of the file you want to search on the search box and click Enter.
    The file will show up in Search Results and you will be able to move it to the correct folder.

    Let us know if you need further help.
     
    Remon Ont, Nov 17, 2018
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  3. 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.
     
    JanaDyck, Nov 17, 2018
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  4. CraigLong Win User

    Moving files from laptop to external drive

    Moving files to an external drive

    You can't just move the program files to another drive because for one they need the registry to operate and you will break the connection.

    How to Move Program Files to a Secondary Hard Drive - dummies

    The way to move a program file is to uninstall it and then reinstall it on the secondary hard drive. An external drive may not be the best place to install a program.
     
    CraigLong, Nov 17, 2018
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