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Hey! Ok let me explain my situation. When installing windows / hooking up my hdd and ssd I messed up. The hdd didn't show up and the ssd was holding everything. I finally got the computer to recognize hdd and started changing up things. Like my desktop is on my ssd and my downloads is on my hdd. Now most every time I move something it copies and is extremely annoying. Is there any way to fix this? Thanks!
SSD=C:
HDD=D:
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  1. The 'Desktop' is supposed to live on the C drive.
    Move things between drives, 'copy' is the default operation.

    Right click and drag, and it gives you the option of Copy or Move.

    I'm not seeing the problem here.
  2. What I am asking is how to change my hhd to C: insead of D: without corruption or errors.
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    Wes333 said:
    What I am asking is how to change my hhd to C: insead of D: without corruption or errors.


    This you do not do!
    The drive with your OS, the SSD(?), is the C drive. Period.

    See these for how to manage space between the SSD OS drive, and other drives.
    Win 7 & 8: http://www.tomshardware.com/faq/id-1834397/ssd-redirecting-static-files.html
    Win 8.1 & 10: http://www.tomshardware.com/faq/id-2024314/windows-redirecting-folders-drives.html
  4. Is there a way to disable this constant coping of files as I move them?
  5. Wes333 said:
    Is there a way to disable this constant coping of files as I move them?


    Drag and drop between two physical drives, the default behavior of Windows is Copy.
    You have 2 drives. This is what it does.

    Right click and drag, and it gives you the option of what to do.
    As stated above.
  6. Right click, choose CUT, now paste it onto the hard drive, problem solved.....
  7. Blackink, you're exactly right. Use cut/copy and paste instead of drag and drop. It's just as easy to use, and it's safer because sometimes you can accidentally drop something in the wrong place.
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