| By Fred Langa |
Win7’s symlink technology and folder Location tabs let you put folders where you want.
But just because Windows lets you move important folders doesn’t mean you should. Read on for the full story.
Trouble when trying to move user folders
Reader Terry Farrell felt like he’d run into a wall when he tried to move selected folders.
- “I’d really appreciate it if Fred would produce a guide on how to defeat Microsoft and achieve the impossible!
“On my main PC, I have a small solid-state drive that holds the operating system. To minimize SSD access and make backups easier, I want to move the user and public folders to the regular hard drive.
“Windows just doesn’t seem to like my attempts to relocate anything in Users!”
It’s not impossible, Terry; I’ll tell you how in a moment. But moving folders isn’t something that I recommend.