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How can I turn off Library links on old boot drive?

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    Manchester CT
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    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit GA

    How can I turn off Library links on old boot drive?

    When booting from his new SSD boot drive, Leo will end up with "errors" on the hard drives that need to be "fixed" IF he accesses any libraries that he set up on his old hard drive still is the computer.

    My friend Leo, installed and boots from an SSD I gave him. He loves it. He also like that he can still boot from his old hard drive. If he accesses something via the library links that he had set up tho, it causes Win8 to report disk errors on boot that need to be fixed.

    How would Leo go about disabling the libraries that he has set up? And is this the real issue for the errors? (Leo says that that he gets no errors unless he accesses something via the libraries).

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    Make sure fastboot/hibernate is disabled in the win8 os. It can cause these errors.
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  3. #3

    Manchester CT
    Posts : 693
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit GA

    Quote Originally Posted by owenspal View Post
    Make sure fastboot/hibernate is disabled in the win8 os. It can cause these errors.
    Remember, no errors unless libraries are accessed. When libraries are accessed, always get errors.
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  4. #4

    Posts : 21,863
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello John,

    It sounds like the paths of the included folders in the libraries may no longer be correct since he's using a new drive now. Have him double check them to add or remove folders in the libraries to correct the full path.

    Library - Add a Folder to in Windows 8

    Library - Remove Folder from in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
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