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2 years ago#1
I like to keep my saves from the games I have played but don't want to keep games on my PC that I may not play for a very long time. If I uninstall a game on Steam how do I keep the save info? I am about 60% through the 1TB I have available.
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2 years ago#2
Depends on the game really, some save files are stored in My Documents\ folder, some in the game's install folder (removed when uninstalled) and some are stored in the Steam\userdata\#########\ folder.

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2 years ago#3
Yep, just search for where saves are stored for that game. And generally, when you remove a game it leaves the saves and config - sometimes it will even ask you if you want to delete. I've been keeping all mine for quite a while. Was fun to load up my final save for morrowind after over a decade.
2 years ago#4
Thanks for the info. I expected something semi-universal but that would be too easy.
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2 years ago#5
Usually they are in "my documents" or its subfolder "my games."
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