DATA D drive?

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  1. david boylan

    david boylan Guest

    Hi could somebody explain how i use my DATA D drive . When i open M
    Computer i have a Acer C drive with 69.7 GB and a DATA D with the sam
    GB , it may seem a stupid question but i don't have a good knowledge o
    computers

    Cheers Dav
     
    david boylan, May 11, 2008
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  2. david boylan

    DL Guest

    Its simply the way Acer chose to setup the PC, & name the drives.
    You can locate/move your data files to the D drive, or use D for any
    backups, or when installing a program choose Custom install & install to D
    rather than C
     
    DL, May 11, 2008
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  3. david boylan

    Rick Rogers Guest

    Hi David,

    D: is simply storage space. Think of it as having two bookshelves instead of
    one to store books on. Create folders as desired on it to store files of
    your choosing. If desired, you can also remap things like your User
    Documents files to automatically go there (just right click the folder,
    choose properties and check the location tab).

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    Best of Luck,

    Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
    http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
    Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
    My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
     
    Rick Rogers, May 11, 2008
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  4. david boylan

    david boylan Guest

    Thanks for all your hel

    Regards Dav
     
    david boylan, May 11, 2008
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  5. david boylan

    Vince65 Guest

    Rick Rogers;708787 Wrote:
    > Hi David
    >
    > D: is simply storage space. Think of it as having two bookshelve
    > instead o
    > one to store books on. Create folders as desired on it to store files o
    > your choosing. If desired, you can also remap things like your Use
    > Documents files to automatically go there (just right click the folder
    > choose properties and check the location tab)
    >
    > -
    > Best of Luck
    >
    > Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MV
    > 'Microsoft Most Valuable Professional
    > (http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
    > Windows help - 'www.rickrogers.org' (http://www.rickrogers.org
    > My thoughts 'Life and other stuff' (http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
    >
    > "david boylan" <> wrote in messag
    > news:...> > >
    > >
    > > > Hi could somebody explain how i use my DATA D drive . When i open M
    > > > Computer i have a Acer C drive with 69.7 GB and a DATA D with the sam
    > > > GB , it may seem a stupid question but i don't have a good knowledg

    > > o
    > > > computer

    > >
    > > > Cheers Dav

    > >
    > >
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    > > > david boylan > >


    My C: drive was almost full, so i decided to put my pictures into the D
    drive to free up space and maybe speed up things.Now the Pictures folde
    has been replaced with Data (D:) in the start menu,and I can no longe
    import pics from a camera or memory card.However i can open a folder t
    view pics then move to other folders (documents for instance)...but
    want my Pictures folder back.Also when I open Data (D:) there are tw
    picture folders there in the favourite links menu, which I don'
    like.They both link to the same pic files.I wish I'd never bothered

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    Vince65
     
    Vince65, May 16, 2010
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  6. david boylan

    justintjacob

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    mostly C drive contain Os and Software you can use another Drives to keep your personal images or songs
     
    justintjacob, Jun 26, 2013
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