Migrating from E drive to G drive

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  1. Tigeromega

    Tigeromega Honorable Member

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    I just installed a new hd and I would like to migrate all my programs on a usb external hd to my new drive. The usb drive is really slow. I know just copying the files won't work. Any software I can use to do this?
     
  2. Josephur

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    Why not just copy all the files from the old E: to G: drive, then change the drive letter of the old E: drive to something else, then the new G: drive to E: ?

    Unless of course somehow your Windows installation is on that old E: drive?
     
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    Sounds simple enough. I'll give it a shot
     
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    I would use good old xcopy

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    Copying files and changing drive letters worked just fine. Thx for the info.
     

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