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installing Metro/Windows Store apps on alternative drive


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is this method safe for installing paid software apps to a drive other than drive C: safe?

Install Windows 8 App Store Apps On Different Drive Location | Redmond Pie

what I'm concerned about is how licenses are handled. especially if I initially purchase software and installed it on the C: originally and then want to move it to drive D: or E: or whatever.

it wouldn't be an issue with my SSD until I started getting big games. big difference in size between a major game and a photo editor.

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Pro