My Windows7 C-drive is full. My D-drive have 120GB free space.

I am unable to backup my existing iPhone data to C-drive. How can I move the iTunes folder from C-drive to D-drive so that enough free space for backups is available?

  • I've edited your post down to one question which should be answerable (you actually got an answer already). The fragmentation question is best asked on a site focusing on Windows issues. – nohillside Jan 15 '17 at 13:48

(1)In my system Itunes music folder can't be moved "from Windows", but I can move the Music folder containing it (Right-Click, Properties, Location). (It can save some space on C, but is not the itunes folder with the backups). The first step to free up space on C should be to move the folders that can be moved this way, like Videos, Photos, Documents.

(2)On another Windows machine I have used junction points to have the directory for backups physically on another drive. (While still the same path from the point of view of Itunes).

If it is the same physical drive, I would reparation before doing (2). You can also move swap, temp, hibernate files etc.

  • I didnt understand anything. Sorry too robotic for me. I want a procedure to change my itunes location – A user Jan 15 '17 at 18:11
  • sorted Olav. Thank you. I managed to moved the backup to D drive and established a link. Now my backups are not even fragmented. – A user Jan 16 '17 at 9:07
  • Good. Note that if you use iTunes for updates, downloaded files and temp files will also take some space from the C-drive. (A different location I think, but under Apple) – Olav Jan 16 '17 at 12:53

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