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How do I transfer a game between hard drives?

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User Info: KJay489

KJay489
3 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?

User Info: MasterDonGero

MasterDonGero
3 years ago#2
Most likely not.
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User Info: Master_Bass

Master_Bass
3 years ago#3
If they're Steam games, you can use something like SteamTool.

http://www.stefanjones.ca/steam/
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User Info: someflamablekid

someflamablekid
3 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%.

User Info: myztikrice

myztikrice
3 years ago#5
99% of the time with non-steam games yes it'll work
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User Info: LordSeifer

LordSeifer
3 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
^ this

User Info: wildog2006

wildog2006
3 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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