adding an extra hhd in windows 8

  982759 18:20 29 Apr 2013

I tried to make the process in PC Advisor Nov 2012 page 110 work in windows 8 but I'm not getting far. The process was to use windows library on an extra hdd so saving all files, music, videos, photos onto this extra hdd instead of the main C drive which is an SSD. Any knowledge?

  rdave13 15:44 30 Apr 2013

All I've done is to change the default download folder in my browsers to a pre created folder on my data drive. So all downloads go there. I've also created folders for Music, videos etc and copy or rip the info to these folders.

On the C drive I right click the Music library icon, for example, select properties, select add, then browse to the Music folder on the data drive and select then apply and OK. So any music I have stored in the data drive Music folder shows up in the Music Library on the C drive. Same with the Videos, Documents etc.

  982759 18:34 11 May 2013


Many thanks. seems to be fine with that. Progressing along. Cheers

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