How to move the Documents folder to another drive in Windows 10

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Working on any PC means downloading and saving files in different folders. One such important folder is the Documents folder, which is one of the default folders on a Windows PC. This default folder (My Documents folder) is located on the C drive of the system. However, with continued use, the folder size continues to grow, capturing a significant amount of C disk space.

So, if you find that you are running out of space on your C drive, you may want to move the Documents folder to another location. Let's see how to move the Documents folder to another drive on your Windows 10 PC.



Solution: via the document properties

Step 1: press the Windows key + E together on the keyboard to open the file Browser in files. Now click What PC link on the left. On the right side of the panel, right-click Documents folder and click Property give the menu answer.

Step 2: A Document ownership window, click Location tab and click Move button.

Step 3: Open the Browser on file still. Select the location you want to move the file to Documents folder a. First click What PC link on the left and then select the drive you want to move it to.



For example, here we select the file And drive. Then click on the file Select the folder.

Upon returning to the Property window, click To apply and so ok to save changes and exit.

That's all. This way you can easily change the location of the Documents folder in Windows 10.

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