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Quickly Moving Files

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When you drag and drop an item between hard drives, the default operation is to copy the file. But what if you want to move a file from one place to another?

This How-To Article shows you how to easily move a file between two drives.

Quickly Moving Files

1. Click and hold the mouse button down on the file that you would like to move.

2. Hold down the Shift key, and drag this file to its new location.

3. Let the mouse button up once it is at the new location.

4. Release the Shift key.

Tip: You can also just right-click a file, choose Cut, right-click the new location and select "Paste" to move a file as well.

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