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Skyrim pre-load and steammover

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So currently I have a SSD and a secondary drive. I have steam installed on my secondary drive. What I'm wondering is, if I pre-load Skyrim and move the files to my SSD using Steam Mover, will it mess it up since it's pre-loaded? Also, will Skyrim fully benefit from my SSD or will it run slower than if it were originally installed on the SSD?
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Probably because the preload won't include a few files needed to run the game. That's why it's non-playable until after the release point, and those files will probably download to your steam default directory.

At least that's how I always understood the preloads.
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It shouldn't cause any issues. Its just a symbolic link. As far as Steam knows the game is still in the steamapps folder.
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