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Any way I can change where downloaded games are saved?
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You mean stored? Nope, you'll have to move the entire steamapps folder with all your games to another location.
Edited by Blackcurrent - 8/6/11 at 5:33am
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the games go into a folder called 'Steamapps' where Steam is installed.
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I am talking about games I wish to download in the future..not ones I already have installed. Any way to set preferences or do I simply move that steam apps folder?
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Nope you can't, Where you install steam there your games will be... if you wan't to install your games on a different drive, save the games(backup steamapps) and install steam on the other drive and simply paste steamapps inside your steam folder.
Edited by Blackcurrent - 8/6/11 at 5:38am
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If you want to move some Steam games to another drive (Like I do from my SSD to an HDD or viceversa) use a program called "Steam Mover", it makes wonders!
    
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Thanks for the help guys, what I think I am going to do is just reinstall Steam to the desired drive. That will probably work the best.
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Originally Posted by rtop2 View Post
Thanks for the help guys, what I think I am going to do is just reinstall Steam to the desired drive. That will probably work the best.
Just cut and paste the folder, then fix the shortcut (if you have one). I have done it multiple times.
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http://www.traynier.com/software/steammover

If you reinstall Steam on another hard drive, just move the steamapps folder there so that you don't have to redownload everything.
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http://www.traynier.com/software/steammover

If you reinstall Steam on another hard drive, just move the steamapps folder there so that you don't have to redownload everything.
I would say that simply cutting and pasting the entire Steam folder is the simplest option. Works every time for me.
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