How to Move Your Personal Data Folders in Windows 7

Your personal data is  likely to be growing in size while Windows 7 is not, Filling up your C: drive. This slowdown Windows performance. This video tutorial is on How to Move the My Documents to a different drive other than your C: drive in case you are running out of storage space.

1. Go to the drive where you want to store “My Documents” in my case I would be using my Drive D:

2. Click Start, click on your user name, right click “My Documents“, then click Properties.

3. Go to Location tab, then Click “Move” Browse for the location of where you would like to move the My DocumentsFolderthen click “Apply” and yes to confirm.

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I started this tech blog back in 2011 as a place to write down processes I took to fix my client systems and network. Now I write some tips and tricks to help others with the tech issues that one might encounter.

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