A guide to move personal folders to a different path
Is your C: drive getting crowded? Would you like to move the personal folders to another drive to free up space? Maybe it’s one of the personal system folders like My Documents, My Pictures, My Videos or My Download folder that is taking up a lot of space. If you have another hard drive, consider moving some system folders to a second volume.
Because the locations of system folders are listed in the Windows registry and sometimes hard-wired in programs, personal system folders cannot be moved by conventional methods nor can you use a standard shortcut file. Instead they are redirected using symbolic links. For redirecting personal system folders, Windows 7 has a built-in procedure. Here is how it works:[Read more…]