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Hi Experts

Do we have process to change program data path to another drive, my server 2008 c drive is getting full.


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Not advisable (from Microsoft):

"These settings should be used only in a test environment. By changing the default location of the user profile directories or program data folders to a volume other than the System volume, you will not be able to service your Windows installation. Any updates, fixes, or service packs will fail to be applied to the installation. Microsoft recommends that you do not change the location of the user profile directories or program data folders. This is especially true for Windows Store apps. Changing the location of %programdata% will cause errors when you install, uninstall, or update these apps."

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949977 >

Solution: Move other files to another drive; not "programdata".
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