Move Desktop to Another Drive for Windows XP

Posted: June 11, 2012 at 5:16 pm

If you are using Microsoft Windows XP normally your desktop is in system folder (c:). For new XP setup user loss their data with desktop folder. To avoid loss data of Desktop you can change desktop location system drive to another drive.

Method 1:
Now download the Tweak Ui Power toy from http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/downloads/windows-xp (Direct Link: http://goo.gl/aB3jF).
After download install Tweak.
Click My Computer and then Special Folders.
Now click drop-down in right site in Special Folders and click Desktop.
Now set a new desktop location and save (Yes).
Now enjoy your desktop to another drive.

Method 2:
Copy past the following code to notepad and save Desktop.reg name and run and marge registry. So your desktop location will set D:Desktop. You can set another location.
[sourcecode language=”plain”]
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerShell Folders]
"Desktop"="D:\Desktop"
[/sourcecode]