window 7 move file folder to an external driv

April 24, 2011 at 13:34:43
Specs: Windows 7
Move file folders for storage to external drive, not copy them.

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April 24, 2011 at 14:00:24
I like to use cut and paste by using my mouse. What happens when you try that?

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April 24, 2011 at 14:00:34
You can do that for data folders. If you move system or program folders they won't work anymore.

Cut and paste is always risky. Possible to lose all data. Better to copy and then after verifying file integrity deleting the original.

If these folders contain personal files you should be keeping at least two copies of them.

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June 16, 2011 at 16:11:46
Is there a way to make "move" the default action when transferring files to an external disk?

And the way I move files around now is right-click hold, drag to location, release, select "move". Few extra mouse clicks, but not too bad i should think.

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