How do i make my second hard drive the default storage location?

By John E.
Apr 26, 2013
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  1. I built my first computer yesterday and purchased an SSD and a 1TB hard drive. I installed windows 8 on the ssd and I want to have all future installs and whatnot go automatically to my larger drive. However, at the moment my ssd is my (C:) drive and everything gets installed there. yes I know I get the option of where I want to install things but that gets annoying!

    So, how do I make my second (larger) hard drive the place where everything is installed there automatically?
  2. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,922   +630

  3. John E.

    John E. TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you!
  4. Pcchin1219

    Pcchin1219 TS Rookie

    I tried it and it did not work, all that comes out was a lot of error messages saying 'cannot locate directory'

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