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Switching SSDs and moving P3D installation

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Currently have a 256GB SSD for solely my P3D installation.  I moved most of the scenery and AI off the SSD to save room including the extremely large Orbx folder. 

 

But was thinking of upgrading to a larger SSD so i can have all the scenery and Orbx to take advantage of the bandwith in loading of scenery while in flight etc. 

 

Can I simply move the installation from one SSD to another?  I think i read this isn't possible. 

 

Could i rename the current SSD from D: to E:  then name the new SSD D: so the system thinks P3D is still on the same drive?

 

 

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Yes, you should be able to do this with the Disk Management tool under Windows' Computer Management. You want to reassign the drive letters.

 

But take a backup of either of the disks before starting the drive letter reassignment!

 

Instead of directly moving the contents of the smaller SSD to the larger one I would first copy the stuff over and then delete it after the operation was successful.

 

Best and Good Luck

Frank

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