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Relocate User Profiles To Another Partition or Disk

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    Posts : 14
    Windows 7 64 Bit

    Relocate User Profiles To Another Partition or Disk


    I did a Clean Install on a new SSD Drive. When I tried the Relocate User Profiles to another Partition, the System gave me a message that I would have to re-install, but the Windows 8 CD will not re-install.

    What can I do?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 480
    Windows 8 Pro x64


    Moving user folders should be sufficient in most scenarios. If you need to relocate profiles, do it during the installation, that's the correct and supported way, albeit it has plenty of limitations.
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