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Is There A Way Or Means To Modify In Windows 7 64-Bit The Preset And Established Copying Or Moving Of File(s) Or Folder(s) Regardless If The Directory Destination Is The SAME Or A DIFFERENT Drive?

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Hello. I have a question to ask you.

Regarding Windows 7 64-bit, I notice when you drag and drop file(s) or folder(s) between 'DIFFERENT drives', it 'copies' the file(s) or folder(s) to the other drive leaving the original file(s) or folder(s) on the original drive. When you drag and drop file(s) or folder(s) between 'directories on the SAME drive', it 'moves' the file(s) or folder(s) to the new directory on the SAME drive and eliminates the file(s) or folder(s) in the original directory on the SAME drive.

My question is: Is there a way or a means to change this behavior so regardless if you wish to drag and drop the file(s) or folder(s) to either another drive or the same drive's directory, you can ONLY copy or ONLY move? ...or reverse the preset and established functions all together? How is these changes achieved?

I assume a setting somewhere (maybe deep) within Windows settings to change this method? Does it require Windows registry modifications at all or in part? Maybe there is a third party program or some working script that can be executed that will change this behavior too?

Please reply.

Thank you!
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