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Hey guys, I'm about to try this and was wondering if anyone here had done it with any success. I think I know what to do (found the instructions from Steam here) but I was hoping someone had done this and could say with some authority how easy/a pain in the arse it is.

thanks and rep for help!
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Ive used Steammover before, was easy and worked fine for me.

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Yup steam mover but it doesn't work with every game.
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Delete everything in the steam folder except steamapps and the steam.exe

Move it whereever you want.

Run the steam.exe

Fix shortcuts and your golden.
 
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Ah yeah I was mistaken thought he was just moving some games not all (IE splitting games across two drives like I do with my SSD and HDD)
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Thanks guys! +rep for all.
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I just copy and pasted the entire steam folder onto my hard drive. Been perfectly fine too.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lord Xeb View Post
Delete everything in the steam folder except steamapps and the steam.exe

Move it whereever you want.

Run the steam.exe

Fix shortcuts and your golden.

lolwut? You're doing it wrong, bro. All you need to do is copy-paste the entire Steam folder. It may take a while but it will work.
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lolwut? You're doing it wrong, bro. All you need to do is copy-paste the entire Steam folder. It may take a while but it will work.
What he said is exactly what the steam site said to do, delete everything but those 2 and move the folder over. Not doubting it works as you say it does, but I will probably do what Steam suggests.
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