Hi Loungers, hope you can provide info regarding what exactly to move in app data from C drive to D drive, ‘Data partition’.
1) Currently in C drive, which should I move?
[Please put yes against file to be moved]
Users/ Default folder / appdata in C: has-
Users/ owner folder / appdata in C: has-
Users/ standard user folder / appdata in C: has-
2) METHOD OF MOVING
What I gather from the net [if wrong, please correct me]
- Create a new ‘app data folder’ in D drive.
- Go to c:/app data and choose file to be moved.
- Right click on chosen file and use ‘MOVE’ option to transfer to D drive app data folder.
3) Do I need to send all files in the PUBLIC FOLDER to an empty new ‘public folder’ in D drive?
4) What and how to make changes to registry?
*app data / roaming file in owner folder, C drive.
*app data / roaming file in Standard user folder, C drive.
C drive is called SYSTEM; D drive called BACKUP
In D DRIVE:
*The PUBLIC FOLDER is empty.
*No app data / roaming file
*backups kept in owner.pc
After I bought my new laptop [Win 7 home premium], I found that my screen reader could not read certain information in this new OS. So I asked that shop’s technician to create a data partition and move the data files there. He said he had never done it before but would try, which he did. I think he had done it wrongly because data files have to be moved manually from C drive to D drive [data partition] and in disk cleanup; windows always said nothing to cleanup in D drive. I had been adding and deleting files in D drive.
Now that I have added a standard user account, things got worse:
- An image using standard user was 27 gig but I could neither save to D drive nor to DVD/CD. There was a ‘skip file’ error message.
-An image using owner [admin] was 20 gig. Therefore, 7 gig was missing in image using owner account to do the job.
I tried a test restore yesterday from an earlier backup using owner account. Nothing was restored in both owner and standard user accounts.
I would appreciate any advice and help.