You will need
- - A computer running Windows (XP, Windows 7).
Each operating system has its own nuances that should be considered. In Windows XP it's pretty simple. Go to the folder where you want to change the files . Click on the file with the left mouse button, but the button don't let go. Then drag it wherever you want. This way you can change the file places in the folder.
If you want to move a file from one folder to another, then it can be done. Click the file you want to move, right-click. A context menu will appear. In this menu, select "Cut". Then press the right mouse button on the folder to which you want to move the file, and then in the context menu, select "Paste". If the file is moved to a folder that is on the same logical hard drive partition, the move will be instant. If the destination folder is located on another logical drive, you will have to wait a bit.
If you want to move several files at once, you can do so. Press and hold the ctrl key. Then while holding down, press on the files you want to move, the left mouse button. The last selected file, right-click the mouse, then select "Cut".
The same operations can be performed in the operating system Windows 7, with the exception of one. You can't change places the file inside a folder using drag and drop. This can be done is that on the desktop. The developers of this OS just ruled out this possibility. The only option in this case is sorting. To do this, simply click in the desired folder, right-click in the empty space and then move the cursor to the option "Sort". Displays options for sorting files in a folder.
Advice 2: How to migrate OS to another logical drive
Sometimes you need to migrate the operating system on different logical drive. For example, if the OS is installed on drive D and you want to have it located on the C drive. Or you want to move an operating system in the partition that less disk space. In General, the reasons can be plenty.
You will need
- - Acronis True Image.
First, you need to create an image of diskwhere is located your operating system. For this you will need Acronis True Image. The program is paid. But there is a trial period of its use. Download the app from the Internet and install on the hard disk of the computer. After the installation, restart the computer.
Start Acronis True Image. In the program menu select "Create bootable disk". According to the wizard prompts to create the boot disk. You can then proceed to the procedure to create an image of your system disk. Click "Create archive" and specify your system disk. After completing this procedure, you will create a zipped file.
After this you need to prepare the partition to be deployed operating system. This section should be completely clean. You'll need to format it.
Then insert the bootable diskyou created in the beginning, into the optical drive of the computer. Then restart the PC. Immediately after the system starts to run, press the F8 key. So you get into a BOOT menu. Sometimes the key can be other alternatives, more about this you can read the manual to your motherboard. In this menu select your drive and press Enter. After a few seconds, press any key. The drive is activated.
Then select True, and then "Restore data" "Restore data from archive". Choose the archive that was created earlier. Then you can select the partition to recover the operating system. Wait for operation to complete transfer of files. After that the computer restarts. Wait until the system has fully loaded. Thus, it will be restored on another diskE. the Old operating system files you can delete.