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Old 07-13-2010, 09:44 PM   #1
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Question How To Move Steam Folder?

Hey, I am looking to move my entire steam folder to another hard drive (non-OS HD) as my current is almost at it's max.
How do I go about doing this?
Is it as simple as moving the C:\Program Files\Steam\ Folder to my F:\???
Or is there some multi-step process?

Thanks in advance!
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Old 07-13-2010, 09:47 PM   #2
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Move your SteamApps folder to your F: drive.
Uninstall Steam.
Reboot.
Install Steam to your F: drive.
Move your Steamapps folder into the Steam folder.

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Old 07-13-2010, 09:52 PM   #3
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Move your SteamApps folder to your F: drive.
Uninstall Steam.
Reboot.
Install Steam to your F: drive.
Move your Steamapps folder into the Steam folder.

Phil
-snip- I was tired phil sorry

Last edited by Pilotclan9404: 07-14-2010 at 06:46 AM. Reason: HUUR HURR ME MAKEA BAD THINK
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Old 07-14-2010, 06:39 AM   #4
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DO NOT DO THIS - MOVE STEAMAPPS TO DESKTOP OR YOU WILL BE REDOWNLAODING ALL GAMES

edit: YOU EDITED
Wrong. Following my instructions, you WILL NOT have to re-download anything. Read what I wrote, not what you thinkI wrote.

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Old 07-14-2010, 06:47 AM   #5
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Sorry phil T_T

you were correct
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Old 07-14-2010, 07:27 AM   #6
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No problem.

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Old 07-14-2010, 09:20 AM   #7
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Appreciate it, ima do this tonight....thank you!
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Old 07-14-2010, 09:23 AM   #8
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I just copy the whole directory to the new location. Running Steam from the new location and setting it to launch at boot up so it corrects the registry.

With Steam, there isn't really a need to uninstall it to fix problems or "move" it somewhere else
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Old 07-14-2010, 09:58 AM   #9
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Hi,

https://support.steampowered.com/kb_...7418-YUBN-8129
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