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What is the best location to store your data files: on the root folder or in your User folder?

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Jeff Kjoller Calculating status...
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Jul 14, 2011 7:55 AM

I've always kept my data files in a folder called "Data" in the root folder (Macintosh HD). Someone told me it's better if you do not store data files on the root directory but rather in your user folder in the documents folder.

I'm the only user of this computer so there is no security issues.

27" iMac, 3.2 GHz i3, Mac OS X (10.6.6)

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