Transferring music from external hard drive to PC and copies to desktop Tags: Hard Drives Desktops Music External Hard Drive Storage Last response: January 2, 2012 3:56 PM in Storage Share hinkz81 January 2, 2012 2:10:18 PM Hello, When I dragged my music from my external hard drive to my new PC, it copied them to my library, but also put them all on my desktop?! When I tried to delete them from my desktop, it also deleted off of my hard drive...help! More about : transferring music external hard drive copies desktop | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove rolli59 January 2, 2012 3:55:37 PM When you drag and drop make sure you are not putting them in folder called desktop instead of your library in documents. | Report abuse JackNaylorPE January 2, 2012 3:56:21 PM Open Windows Explorer and rt click on the folder containing your music, select COPY; navigate to folder where ya wanna put them, rt click and select paste | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>Transferring music from external hard drive to PC and copies to desktop> Related ressources: ForumTransfer music from external hard drive to PC ForumExternal hard drives after transferring files can they be deleted from the compu ForumConnected NEW pc hard drive to another PC , copied files, now gone! ForumCopy music from laptop to external hard drive ForumTransfer files from external hard drive to PC 's new hard drive ForumCopy music from desktop to laptop ForumTransferring music from external hard drive to Cd ForumTransfer files fro external hard drive to my PC drivec ForumLaptop as Desktop 's external USB hard drive ??? ForumMost reliable external hard drive ForumUSB external hard drive file transfer problems! ForumURGENT Transferring Files to External Hard Drive Lags!!! URGENT ForumCan I use my new computer to get my pics n music off other hard drives Forum4tb hdd is being read as 2tb hdd Forum1TB Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex external HD ForumBrushed Metal DVD Drive ForumExternal hard drive ForumWindows XP Hard Drive Problems ForumWindows XP Hard Drive Problems ForumMy portable hard drive works on my tv but i can see any of the files on my lapto More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !