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Moving programmes from C to D drive

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Hi 

My HP envy has two hard drives, a C which is nearly full and a D nearly empty. I was wondering if there is a fool proof way to move programmes from one to the other? I tried on settings without success. 

BTW, I have no files on C and cleaned Bin, temp files, etc. The issue is that C is quite low capacity 1.66 GB while D is over 900GB. 

Many thanks for you suggestions!

 

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banhien
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@TSR2020 

 

Not all programs/applications can be installed outside Boot drive (in this case C:) But you can move all users data/files to 😧 using the following ways:

 

      https://www.windowscentral.com/how-move-default-user-folders-new-drive-windows-10

      https://www.dummies.com/computers/operating-systems/windows-10/how-to-change-the-location-of-user-fo...

 

Regards.

 

BH
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@TSR2020 

Sorry, but there is no way to move already installed applications from one drive to another.  You would have to uninstall and reinstall them and as @banhien pointed out, you might not be able to reinstall all of them to a drive other than C:

 

As to the lack of space on C:, here are some things you can do to recover some of the disk space:
http://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3012-disk-cleanup-open-use-windows-10-a.html
http://winaero.com/blog/how-to-clean-up-winsxs-folder-in-windows-10/

Also, the community Win10 Forums has the following suggestions:
https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/83441-free-up-drive-space-windows-10-a.html

In addition, I have found the utility Cleanmgr+ to have LOTS of options for removing Windows junk, including log files. I use it practically every day. You can get it from here:
https://www.mirinsoft.com/cleanmgrplus

Also, there is a freeware app known as Wise Disk Cleaner. I use it every day to get rid of junk files: https://www.wisecleaner.com/wise-disk-cleaner.html

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