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How can I retrieve my files from a dead Samsung HM160H1 160 GB SATA Drive?

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when you download a movie usually it is stored into the C partition into the download folder...
The C partition is large enough not to worry for getting out of space soon ..but for to be safe and keep your files in D partition you have to actually get into the download folder...or from desktop if this is the case..and cut the movie folder...and paste into partition D ..This operation will move it physically and fast ..
what use this will do ??
The C partition is the active one ..and in case you get a virus or any damage to the operation system ...this partition is the one that needs to be formatted in the process of recovery or reinstalling ..so all the files from download folder or in My documents folder ..or from the desktop will be deleted ..
If you want to have the files in handy all you have to do is make a short-cut on he desktop for the main folders in D partition or the folders you use mostly ..
This action can be made by right click on the folder in D partition ..and choose send to desktop ..and a shortcut will be made..
Another usefull thing is how to make new folders in case you do not know ...for to be able to store the files by categories in D partition ...
Just click right in the partition ..and click new..and choose folder..After that name the folder (or rename it after case...right click on it and rename ) and use it ..I would advise to make separate folders in D : for movies...pictures and music..This way you will be able to make shortcuts for them and keep in safe all your files..

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