should i relocate ie favorites, temp ie internet csch tto a another


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    should i relocate ie favorites, temp ie internet csch tto a another


    does anybody relocate their ie favorites to another drive and and their temporary internet files in windows 10 to another drive. have a one terrybyte ssd for my windows and don't want to use exrtra space up. my 2nd hd is 3 terrybytes. Is it worth doing this
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    On each of my computers, I relocate my IE Favorites folder, my Desktop folder & my Documents, Music, Pictures, Links [FE quick access], search folders.

    I do not relocate any temp folders.

    Relocating the ones I do fits in with my backing up routines - system images for the OS drive, conventional file copies for all my own files.
    - I can backup my OS [and all my applications] in a system image and can restore it without bothering my own files at all.

    I leave all temp folders-files alone because I am happy to let them exist on my fastest drive [my SSDs]. I do not see any advantage in deliberately moving them to a slower drive [my HDDs].

    My SSDs are 128GB & 240GB. I separate out 5-10GB partitions on each of them for Maps and leave the rest for the OS & applications.
    - I think your SSD is so large that you would not, in practice, notice any benefit in relocating any temp folders-files elsewhere.

    So, in brief, I relocate those folders that are best served with conventional file backups & leave on the OS drive those things that are best served with system image backups.

    Denis
    Last edited by Try3; 08 Oct 2019 at 22:11.
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  3. Posts : 2,317
    Windows 10
       #3

    My Bookmark.htm file(exported Favourites) is 800 KB after 15 years. Temporary internet files need clearing occasionally anyway. Those are not much either, few hundred MB at the most all 3 Web Browsers together.

    So, no, certainly not worth relocating such things on a 1 TB drive.
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