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I've got bf3 installed on my D drive, let's say i want to move the install to my C drive SSD, how would i do this?

... While still maintaining the origin thinking its on d?

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Say the BF3 install is located at D:\\Games\\BF3.

What you want to do is move that BF3 to your C: drive for example C:\\Program Files\\BF3.

Then run a registry tool that lets you find and replace entries automatically - there's a lot of them, take your pick. Have the program replace all instances of "D:\\Games\\BF3" with C:\\Program Files\\BF3". Then reboot. This should work without a hitch, however if the game is installed through steam you might want to use a different method.
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Its through Origin. Thanks man I'll try that. I found an application called junction link magic

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Is this on a Windows 7/Vista computer?

If it is, do this:
  1. Copy the game's directory to somewhere on the C drive
  2. Rename the old directory
  3. Open a command prompt (windows key + R, then type "cmd" and then enter)
  4. Type:
    Code:
    mklink /J "location Origin thinks the game is at" "location you moved it to on the C drive"
  5. Optionally delete the old directory, or leave it for backup
post #5 of 5
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Did this, and load times are dramatically reduced!

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