How to select hard drive to install

Question

I have the Pinnacle Studio Delux which I use to put still photos with transitions and music and burn to DVD or vhs tapes. In Pinnacle booklet, it says it will work better if it is on it's own hard drive, so I had someone install a second hard drive for me, but it does not work.

1. I cannot download program to this second hard drive (no programs), the only thing I have been able to use this second hard drive for is for storage (photos/documents, etc.). I am think ing this second hard drive has something missing, is the second hard drive suppose to have it's own operating system?

2, I install the Pinnacle to the master hard drive and it is now not working correctly there either, it runs real slow and when you go to render the video, it keeps crashing. The program worked fine before I installed a secondary hard drive, it was a little slow but it worked fine, now I cannot get this to work correctly at all. I had the person who put the second hard drive in come to check it, but they said it is not the computer, it is the program, but, my question is why did it work before and also why can't I use the second hard drive for anything but storage?

If you can solve any of these problems, it would be WONDERFUL!

Tks, Colleen

Answer

This question was answered on November 23, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

When you go to install the program, you should be able to select the hard drive to install to, you'll have to make that change manually Once the install process starts, do not choose the 'standard installation' routine.

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Posted by Michael of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on November 23, 2004