Two drive system, drive w/user documents died - how to set up replacement drive?

#1
I'm running Windows 7 on a system with two hard drives. I have the OS and applications installed on one drive (SSD) and moved my user folder (documents, pictures, etc) onto a second hard drive. Well, that second hard drive died on me, so I have to replace it. My question: how should I go about setting up the new drive, so that the file structure is restored? I don't mean the lost data, just how to make it so my directories are how they were before, and recognizable by the OS. Thanks for any help.
 


patcooke

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#2
Your system drive is configured to store your user data on the second drive so I would expect it to create them there when you install the new one.
 


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