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move a folder and not re-sync?

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I'm syncing "my documents" which is on the C:\ drive and it is about 6 gig. I'm installing a SSD for the windows 7 OS and moving "my documents" to the D:\ drive. I'm using the built-in windows "File...Properties...Location...Move" commands to move the "my documents" folder to the D:\ drive. What steps do I take so that the program won't re-sync 6 gig of files? Thanks!

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I'm syncing "my documents" which is on the C:\ drive and it is about 6 gig. I'm installing a SSD for the windows 7 OS and moving "my documents" to the D:\ drive. I'm using the built-in windows "File...Properties...Location...Move" commands to move the "my documents" folder to the D:\ drive. What steps do I take so that the program won't re-sync 6 gig of files? Thanks!

If the contents remain identical, Sync won't re-sync the entire folder.

However, be aware that "moving" a folder to another location/drive will mean that you will need to re-add it back to Sync - Sync itself won't track the folder move.

So, make sure you note down the secret of the folder in its current location, remove the folder from Sync, move the folder to your new location, add the folder back to Sync using the original secret.

Sync will then re-index the folder, but won't transfer all the files again!

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Is it possible and worth the dev's time to add "Move Directory" as a feature to BTS?

I only ask as I REALLY REALLY want BTS to become successful! I might use said functionality in the future, but do understand the response enough to do it manually.

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