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schoondoggy

I found another use for MKLINK. I like to move all my data folders and temps off the SSD and onto a hard drive, as recommended by PCDOC:

http://thedocsworld.net/ssd-setup-and-optimizing/

 

I have run into issues trying to do this in Windows 8. There are a couple of work arounds but this works well:

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_8-files/windows-8-wont-let-me-move-the-appdatalocal-folder/3fd79309-6240-433a-8019-311483f0bda4

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Drashna Jaelre

I found another use for MKLINK. I like to move all my data folders and temps off the SSD and onto a hard drive, as recommended by PCDOC:

http://thedocsworld.net/ssd-setup-and-optimizing/

I do the same, but automatically with the "Folder Redirection" option of Server 2012R2 Essentials. Though, I've manually moved the "CSC" store (offline file storage) to a HDD.

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schoondoggy

I found another use for MKLINK. I like to move all my data folders and temps off the SSD and onto a hard drive, as recommended by PCDOC:

http://thedocsworld.net/ssd-setup-and-optimizing/

 

I have run into issues trying to do this in Windows 8. There are a couple of work arounds but this works well:

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_8-files/windows-8-wont-let-me-move-the-appdatalocal-folder/3fd79309-6240-433a-8019-311483f0bda4

Seems that a certain update in Windows 8.1 does not like the MKLINK command.

I had to remove the links to get the update to take.

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