By Tracey Capen
The debate over splitting your data and programs into separate partitions for easier backups goes far back into hard-drive antiquity.
It was never as simple as one might have hoped in Windows XP, and based on comments in a lengthy Lounge thread, it’s no easier in Win7.
In his post titled “Moving user folders off C: drive,” Lounge member Dick-Y asked for help in his quest to cleanly separate his data from Windows 7 and its applications. That initiated a spirited debate over how to do it — and whether he even should. More»
The following links are this week’s most-interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions that you may be able to provide responses to:
☼ starred posts — particularly useful
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All Windows Secrets articles posted on 2010-05-20:
- Top Story Tighten your Facebook privacy settings
- Lounge Life Is segregating data and apps worth the effort?
- Wacky Web Week Beware the yellow liquid in the odd sink
- LangaList Plus Take charge of Windows’ User Account Control
- Woody's Windows Use Microsoft Office 2010 free for 180 days
- Perimeter Scan Free utility suite bundles over 100 tools
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