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Re: [Simply Computers] Question ON Partitions

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  • William Paul McCoy
    Thanks Vincent; for the help. William In simplycomputers2@yahoogroups.com, Vincent Winterling ... then ... to be on ... partition ... the k: ... McCoy ...
    Message 1 of 5 , Mar 31, 2008
      Thanks Vincent; for the help.

      William

      In simplycomputers2@yahoogroups.com, "Vincent Winterling"
      <vwinterling@...> wrote:
      >
      > I'm assuming you uninstalled the programs on the c:\ partition and
      then
      > reinstalled them to k:\? It would be typical for some of the files
      to be on
      > both drivers. Some program files must be in the operating system
      partition
      > for them to run effectively, but the majority of the program is on
      the k:\
      > drive.
      >
      > Vincent Winterling
      > Vineland, NJ
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: simplycomputers2@yahoogroups.com
      > [mailto:simplycomputers2@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of William Paul
      McCoy
      > Sent: Monday, March 31, 2008 10:36 AM
      > To: simplycomputers2@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [Simply Computers] Question ON Partitions
      >
      > I added a partition (K); and moved some files and programs from C:
      > drive. When I go to my computer and open C; and K: drives; it
      appears
      > that some of the programs are on both drives. Is that possible? I
      > uninstalled them from C; and reinstalled them on the K: drive. If
      they
      > are on both drives; can I delete them from C: drive. Thanks.
      >
      >
      > William
      >
    • William Paul McCoy
      Thanks Armando; I will use the links that you provided, for any future moves. William ... appears ... they ... after ... System s ... as ... of ... or
      Message 2 of 5 , Mar 31, 2008
        Thanks Armando; I will use the links that you provided, for any
        future moves.


        William

        --- In simplycomputers2@yahoogroups.com, "avbsantos2"
        <avbsantos2@...> wrote:
        >
        > In simplycomputers2@yahoogroups.com, "William Paul McCoy"
        > <pmb4852@> wrote:
        > >
        > > I added a partition (K); and moved some files and programs from
        C:
        > > drive. When I go to my computer and open C; and K: drives; it
        appears
        > > that some of the programs are on both drives. Is that possible? I
        > > uninstalled them from C; and reinstalled them on the K: drive. If
        they
        > > are on both drives; can I delete them from C: drive. Thanks.
        > >
        > >
        > > William
        > --------------------
        > Which version of Windows are you using? Is it still working even
        after
        > moving the files and programs?
        >
        > Were the moved items previously installed programs?
        >
        > You can delete anything into the trash bin because you can always
        > restore it.
        >
        > In order to safely move files and programs from the Operating
        System's
        > partition to any other place you can use either COA2 or Appmover so
        as
        > to make the necessary changes in the path to the applications within
        > the system's registry and the various ini files.
        >
        > You move the files or directories and these programs inform Windows
        of
        > the change in path.
        >
        > Both of these applications explain what I mean in their readme file
        or
        > on their websites. FREE!
        >
        > coa2.zip
        > <http://marmro.homeip.net/Description/coa2.zip.html>
        >
        > appmover
        > <http://www.funduc.com/app_mover.htm>
        >
        > Yes, COA2 works fine with XP SR2:
        > <http://help.lockergnome.com/general/Coa2-ftopict36951.html>
        >
        > Armando
        >
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