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  1.    13 Mar 2017 #21
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    Try setting that 275GB drive as primary boot drive. It should become C: and old drive E:.
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  2.    13 Mar 2017 #22
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    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Try setting that 275GB drive as primary boot drive. It should become C: and old drive E:.
    Hey Mike

    so you mean move it up one so it's at the top and the boot manager is 2nd?

    Thanks
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  3.    13 Mar 2017 #23
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    Quote Originally Posted by cheekybadger View Post
    Hey Mike

    so you mean move it up one so it's at the top and the boot manager is 2nd?

    Thanks
    Yes.
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  4.    13 Mar 2017 #24
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    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Yes.
    OK, I'll give it a go once I've got out of bed lol
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  5.    13 Mar 2017 #25
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    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Yes.
    OK, no good, stays the same what I can see is that for the C: (my original SSD) it won't let me do many things to it, yet the E: (my new SSD) the options are more... Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet

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  6.    13 Mar 2017 #26
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    Quote Originally Posted by cheekybadger View Post
    OK, no good, stays the same what I can see is that for the C: (my original SSD) it won't let me do many things to it, yet the E: (my new SSD) the options are more... Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet
    If I can't get this to change, will altering these settings to E: merely do the same thing? In other words if I change all of these to E: will any new program I go to install read the system and default to the new drive? Ultimately that's all I want to achieve lol - crazy this haha Click image for larger version. 

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  7.    13 Mar 2017 #27
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    Quote Originally Posted by cheekybadger View Post
    OK, no good, stays the same what I can see is that for the C: (my original SSD) it won't let me do many things to it, yet the E: (my new SSD) the options are more... Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet
    Than you may be best off just getting one of SATA > USB adapters: Access Denied something like this, it may also come handy later on.
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  8.    13 Mar 2017 #28
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    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Than you may be best off just getting one of SATA > USB adapters: Access Denied something like this, it may also come handy later on.
    Hey Mike - what does that do? I'm confused.... does this mean I bought the additional drive for nothing? There must be a way to change the install default path or change the drives surely??? I don't want to really buy an external item ... I'm going to try changing all those default options to E: and try and install something and see what happens lol
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  9.    13 Mar 2017 #29
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    Quote Originally Posted by cheekybadger View Post
    Hey Mike - what does that do? I'm confused.... does this mean I bought the additional drive for nothing? There must be a way to change the install default path or change the drives surely??? I don't want to really buy an external item ... I'm going to try changing all those default options to E: and try and install something and see what happens lol
    OMG I did it - I turned the lappy off, removed the old SSD, rebooted and as the new SSD was at the top it booted fine and turned the new SSD to C: !!! Now I have all the space I need on the new SSD - what I'll do now I think is re-insert the old SSD, format it then I'll have some extra space or just sell it !!!

    I did get a little DLL error when I opened Chrome but everything else works just fine so I'll see how I go. I guess the easier way would have been a brand new fresh install of Windows but I hate doing that lol

    Thanks so much for all the help
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  10.    13 Mar 2017 #30
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    I keep an USB to SATA/PATA adapter to connect disks without having to shut computer down, other people disks as well as my own backup HDDs. Very handy thingy.
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