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How to move / get steam to see games ? Bought a new hard drive ;)

Started by Enceladus42, May 15, 2017, 12:24 pm

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Enceladus42

Hi all
wondering if anyone can help me.
bought a new sshd to use solely for my games.
i'm hoping i don't have to uninstall everything and reinstall, but can just copy the game files onto the new hard drive.
if so, how do i get steam to "see" the new location ?
many thanks for your help
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nachase_

Hi Enceladus,

I found this article online and I think it answers your question. Hope this helps: http://lifehacker.com/how-to-move-a-pc-game-to-another-hard-drive-without-re-1714706774

Chase
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Enceladus42

many thanks :)
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