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Hi folks,Please excuse my stupid :-newbie question and also sorry if this has been asked before. I don't have time to trawl through all the previous posts.I have two HDs in my box, and FS2K2 on C:, along with gigs of all the other stuff you usually find on a C: drive.I don't feel that FS is running at it's best on there ( sluggish, crashing, lock-ups),despite cleanups and defrags, so I thought of sticking it on the D: drive on its own and seeing if that helps.The thing is, when I put the CD in, I don't see a way to install it to D:, only start or uninstall.So do I have to uninstall FS from C: first? Then how can I force it to install to D:?Do you experts consider this plan to be worthwhile, or should I just go out and buy a new box?My setup is something of a hybrid, quite old, but a PIII 450 and 192 MB RAMCheers for any advice

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What you do is re-name FS2002 on your C: drive to FS2002_old then start the installer again what happens is that it already sees that FS2002 is installed on the C so it will not install another copy so you just need to trick it into thinking that FS2002 is not installed by just using the rename method.I am running FS2002 on my D: drive and it runs much better then on my C: w/ the OS and other programs.Have funJohnualfan@msn.com

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Cheers John,I learn something new everyday! First indications are that is works fine with just FS on the D: drive.Cheers and happy New YearGraham W

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Glad to hear it's working OK. I have used the second drive for flight sim for years without problem. In general, FS should be placed on the drive that is fastest, that is, a 7200 rpm drive will be better than a 4200 rpm drive. The smallest drive I would consider is a 40 GB drive, and 8o GB is better. Sure, you can get it to run on a smaller drive, but things will start to slow down as the drive nears capacity.Dale

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