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Change default action when copying from one disk to another

By Demeiz ·
I am running Windows XP SP3. I have three separate hard drives in the computer.

Most of the document folders i have set to be located on a hard disk different to where the OS is located.

When i drag and drop a file into a shortcut for "My Pictures" for example. It copies the file into the folder on the other hard drive. But leaves a copy where the original file was.

Is there any registry setting i could tweak to make the default action to cut the file and send it to the other hard drive?

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Don't know about registry hacks but

by Kenone In reply to Change default action whe ...

You could simply hold the "Shift" key while dragging and dropping and that changes the function ie: Copy becomes Move and Move becomes Copy. You could also left click when you drag and drop and select the desired function from the resulting menu.

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Here you go

by IC-IT In reply to Change default action whe ...

This link shows the registry key to edit and shows a link to the TweakUI version that can do it for you.

http://windowsxp.mvps.org/RedirectFolders.htm

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