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I want to use ImDisk to create a virtual drive for a game I want to play....

The problem is, that game always looks in the c: Drive for the folder path...

Is there a way I can mount the actual game folder on the n: drive on to the c: drive?

When I open Disk Management, the Virtual Disk is NOT listed, unfortunately, so going the old route of mounting a drive in a folder, won't work..

Anyone?
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Game title? Almost all non-steam games look in the folder they're in for assets and the user's folder for saves.
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Game title? Almost all non-steam games look in the folder they're in for assets and the user's folder for saves.
+1

What game? I haven't encountered a game like that in years. Nothing designed for Win98+ that I know of used fixed paths.

Well, there's always the option of using LinkShell to SymLink the RAMdisk folder to somewhere on C:\ - that way the program can find the files in both locations.

http://schinagl.priv.at/nt/hardlinkshellext/hardlinkshellext.html
     
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The Game title is Neverwinter Nights

I'm trying to use the Dedicated Server (which looks in the C: Drive for the Module) using nwnx2 (nwn extender), I think the problem lays with nwnx2 extended, it's looking on the C: drive in the actual game folder for the files.. frown.gif

I don't think that there is a way to fix this...

But I downloaded the program you recommended, It's going to take some time to learn how to link the folder, though my initial use failed for it to work..
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIVNLPz3wfI


Should work for any game and not just steam
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But I downloaded the program you recommended, It's going to take some time to learn how to link the folder, though my initial use failed for it to work..
It's not so hard - what folder is it looking for?

1) Okay, make the RAMdisk.
2) Mount it as something like R:\
3) Copy the game server thing onto it, into some folder.
4) Right-click the folder and "Pick Link Source"
5) Go to C:\ and right-click an empty spot. "Drop As -> SymLink"
6) Rename folder as necessary.
7) Try launching the program/server.
     
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Must be something wrong with security, because even when I copy the actual folder & all the files to the c: drive, it's just not working...

I'll figure this out I'm sure, but thanks a lot for the help guys, very interesting!
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