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How to move the Spool folder in Windows XP
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This article describes how to change the location of the Windows XP spool folder.
The spool folder is the area on the hard disk that Windows uses to store print jobs as they are being printed. This allows Windows to quickly return control to a program after a document is printed. By default, Windows stores this file on the same partition as the Windows system files. You can increase the performance of Windows, and increase free space on this partition, by moving this folder to a different partition.
For additional information about moving temporary storage files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307886/ )How to move the paging file in Windows XP