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I am needing help because I am using a 128gb ssd for windows, and a 2tb hdd for games. Steam, origin, etc all work fine this way. uPlay on the other hand doesn't want to... I choose to install Far Cry 3, and Assassins Creed 3 on my secondary drive and it puts the files there, and when you launch the games and check where they are running from in task manager it says it's running from my 2tb drive. BUT uPlay also puts (what I assume are the exact same files, I cannot really tell) files inside my temp folder on my ssd and if I delete them uplay will not launch the games anymore.


Is there any way to keep my games on my secondary drive using uPlay.


Thanks people. smile.gif
 
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Assassins Creed 3 and other programs store files in the Windows temp folder by default.
This is normal for the OS. Think of it as a repository for program for temp files.

As long as you installed program for Uplay and Assassins Creed 3 to
2nd HDD you are okay which should be located in Program files or Programs files (x86) folder.
on 2nd HDD.

I have Assassins Creed 3 installed on my 2nd HDD with Uplay.
I will be moving Assassins Creed 3 to my SSD for better performance.
Edited by hyperkite - 3/5/13 at 7:05pm
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... I am completely confused here, it isnt normal for these games to be installing in my temp folder, my 100+ other games from steam and origin dont do so. It's just Uplay games doing it. And the 2nd drive doesnt have a programfiles folder on it, that is located on the ssd with windows, as it should...

I am wondering how I can have ac3 and fc3 on my hdd (already do) and get rid of the installs in the temp folder also. It lets me install where I want it to, but no matter where I put it, it still needs to have the files in the temp folder which is completely wrong.

This is a known uPlay problem and I want to know how to fix it, as I thought some people here might have known how to fix it.
 
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I do not fully understand what you want to do frown.gif

If this is the fix you are needing then I found this one on Uplay web-site..
http://ubisoft-en.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/15684/~/problems-starting-uplay-pc
Hope this Helps smile.gif

Also that link is from the Ubisoft Web-site.
So maybe you can find your answer there if you can not get any help here....

Also you can Google your problem and maybe find help there..
Edited by hyperkite - 3/5/13 at 8:21pm
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Originally Posted by hyperkite View Post

I do not fully understand what you want to do frown.gif

If this is the fix you are needing then I found this one on Uplay web-site..
http://ubisoft-en.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/15684/~/problems-starting-uplay-pc
Hope this Helps smile.gif

Also that link is from the Ubisoft Web-site.
So maybe you can find your answer there if you can not get any help here....

Also you can Google your problem and maybe find help there..
That does not work, and google has a lot of people with the problem asking for help, but no one finding the answer.. do you even use uplay?


 
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Yup....I have it installed with AC3...
The Ubisoft Game Launcher is in my Local Folder, not in Temp
Edited by hyperkite - 3/5/13 at 8:54pm
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