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How do I transfer a game between hard drives?

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2 years ago#1
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?
2 years ago#2
Most likely not.
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2 years ago#3
If they're Steam games, you can use something like SteamTool.

http://www.stefanjones.ca/steam/
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2 years ago#4
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%.
2 years ago#5
99% of the time with non-steam games yes it'll work
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2 years ago#6
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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2 years ago#7
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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2 years ago#8
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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