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    Question What to put on a second drive?

    I'm getting a new computer with an SSD and a second, conventional drive. After reading Tips for setting up a new Windows 10 system, I'm not sure how much I should put on the D: drive. I know I can put documents, pictures, etc. on it. But are there other forms of data I can keep there? Things that otherwise would be kept on the Windows and applications disk (the SSD)?

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    The preference is entirely yours.
    It is possible to have programs and others installed/moved to a secondary drive.
    If you have a decently sized SSD (>128 GB) you likely won't need to.
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    Many choose to move all your data (Documents, Pictures, Music, etc) to the second drive. Moving programs is more difficult if you didn't install them there initially. But as Clint said, the choice is yours.

    Jerry

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    I keep my programs and data on C:, but move music and video to the hard disk - don't need fast access for those but do need space.

    cheers, Paul

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