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"Is there a way to change or move internet browsers such as Chrome, Edge or Firefox to a new hard drive partition? Can I transfer the installed internet browser from its default install location to a new drive? I'm using Windows 10. Please help!"
How do I change the install location of Chrome/Edge/Firefox
Have you ever asked yourself how do I change the install directory of browser like Chrome, Edge, etc. in Windows 10, 8 or 7? To most users, it seems impossible to migrate and move an installed program or even an internet browser to a new location especially when the system C drive becomes full. And yes, we were used to be told so. But is it true?
If I tell you that you can directly move your browsers, installed programs, and apps to another new partition or hard drive, will you give it a try? Here below, we'll show you how to effectively change Chrome/IE Edge/Firefox, etc browser to another hard drive with a few simple clicks.
Download PC transfer software to change browser location
Professional PC transfer software - EaseUS Todo PCTrans supports to migrate and transfer installed programs, apps and software in Windows PC to a new hard drive, new computer within simple clicks.
It's fully compatible with all Windows system. If you are trying to move or change Chrome, Edge or Firefox, etc. browsers to another hard drive in Windows 10/8/7. Besides transferring apps to another hard drive, you can also apply EaseUS Todo PCTransf to transfer files, apps, and programs from PC to PC, such as to transfer Chrome with bookmarks to a new PC.
Install EaseUS Todo PCTrans on your PC and follow steps below to let it help you do the job now.
Tutorial: Move Chrome/Edge/Firefox to another drive
Step 1. Launch EaseUS Todo PCTrans and select transfer mode
On the main screen of EaseUS Todo PCTrans, go to "App Migration" section and click "Start" to continue.
Step 2. Select apps and another drive to transfer
1. Select the source partition and tick applications, programs and software (marked as "Yes") that you'd like to migrate.
2. Click triangle icon to select another drive or disk as your target device and click "Transfer" to start the migration.
Step 3. Finish the migration process
When the transferring process finishes, click "OK" to complete.
You can restart your PC to keep all the changes, and you should be able to run your migrated apps on the other drive again.
After this, reboot PC to keep all changes and then you can run internet browser to use Chrome, Edge or Firefox to help you search and find whatever you want to know without any problems.
About the Author
Updated by Tracy King
Tracy joined in EaseUS in 2013 and has been working with EaseUS content team for over 10 years. Being enthusiastic in computing and technology, she writes tech how-to articles and share technical solutions to resolve Windows & Mac data recovery, data backup, partition management, data transfer, Windows update issues, etc.
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EaseUS Todo PCTrans Free is a useful and and reliable software solution created to serve in computer migration operations, be it from one machine to another or from an earlier version of your OS to a newer one. Read More
EaseUS Todo PCTrans is by the folks at EaseUS who make incredible tools that let you manage your backups and recover your dead hard disks. While it is not an official tool, EaseUS has a reputation for being very good with their software and code.Read More
It offers the ability to move your entire user account from your old computer, meaning everything is quickly migrated. You still get to keep your Windows installation (and the relevant drivers for your new PC), but you also get all your apps, settings, preferences, images, documents and other important data. Read More
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