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Old 06-25-2013, 12:29 AM   #1
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Default Clearing some memory on my Laptop [HELP]

I'm looking to clear some memory on my computer because it's almost full. What I'm planning on doing is taking some programs i've downloaded recently and putting them on a flash drive instead of my computer, but i need some help. First of all i don't know if it works like this. Secondly if i were to take a game like minecraft and put it on a flashdrive, then delete it from my computer, would it still work if i ran it from the flashdrive, and would i need to move the .minecraft folder as well. Please help where you can and ask for more info if i didnt explain well enough. Thanks.
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Yes minecraft should still work but the folder probably won't.
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Yes minecraft should still work but the folder probably won't.
So would i need to move the folder onto my flash drive or would the minecraft on my flash drive use the data from the .minecraft folder in my computer?
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I have tried copying the folder from one computer to another and it doesn't work.
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Before you go moving programs around and deleting things, snag my toolbox and run those clean up programs. Seriously you'd be surprised at how much garbage accumulates on a hard drive. PC Cleanup Toolbox
Run the cleaners and then defrag and optimize the drive. Then see how much space you have left and decide what to do from there.
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^^What seti said. Removing things like your temporary internet files will be more beneficial than moving minecraft to a flash drive.
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