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How do I transfer a game between hard drives?

#1KJay489Posted 11/10/2013 1:51:58 AM
I wanna move a couple games from my HDD to my SSD. I reserve my SSD for general applications, but still have plenty of space. Is it as simple as dragging and dropping the files over?
#2MasterDonGeroPosted 11/10/2013 2:04:49 AM
Most likely not.
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#3Master_BassPosted 11/10/2013 2:33:13 AM
If they're Steam games, you can use something like SteamTool.

http://www.stefanjones.ca/steam/
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#4someflamablekidPosted 11/10/2013 2:47:08 AM
Depends on the game. It is better to reinstall the game so you can have the game in the registry but most games should work by dragging and dropping them over. But I can't guarantee it will work 100%.
#5myztikricePosted 11/10/2013 2:47:41 AM
99% of the time with non-steam games yes it'll work
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#6Killah PriestPosted 11/10/2013 8:08:47 AM
http://www.traynier.com/software/steammover

works on any application, it just creates junction points on the old drive pointing to the new drive.
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#7LordSeiferPosted 11/10/2013 8:19:55 AM
you will likely have issues with gamesaves and such if you just copy paste, information about file location is stored in the registery
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#8wildog2006Posted 11/10/2013 10:56:58 AM
Killah Priest posted...
http://www.traynier.com/software/steammover

works on any application, it just creates junction points on the old drive pointing to the new drive.


steam mover for sure. you can move anything, it just defaults to your steam folder.
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