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After some googling and searching around on here, I was unable to find the answer to this simple question.

When I use Steam Mover to move, say, Skyrim to my SSD, will that junction include all future changes to the files in the game's folder? If I add a mod after Steam Moving to my SSD, would there be any issues?

For the time being, I've been moving Torchlight 2 back to it's original place, modding, then moving to the SSD again. Would be nice if I didn't have to move back and forth so often smile.gif
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I believe it should work for mods that are already installed, but if you install new mods while it is moved then they won't work.
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I believe it should work for mods that are already installed, but if you install new mods while it is moved then they won't work.

Gotcha, thanks for the clarification.
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I believe it should work for mods that are already installed, but if you install new mods while it is moved then they won't work.

I think they would work biggrin.gif
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I think they would work biggrin.gif

I supposed I should have asked the question in your thread redface.gif
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It'll work fine. I've done it with 100s of games. Move them all over the place and then when you install a mod it'll automatically go to where you have moved the folder to.
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post #7 of 16
Well this is good to know, I will have to figure out a way to reinstall/move my steam at some point, probably just research or open another thread at that point though.
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Originally Posted by ACHILEE5 View Post

I think they would work biggrin.gif

I supposed I should have asked the question in your thread redface.gif

Yeah, I've been using Steam Mover quite a while biggrin.gif

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It'll work fine. I've done it with 100s of games. Move them all over the place and then when you install a mod it'll automatically go to where you have moved the folder to.

Yep, if the game thinks the game is on the SSD, so will the mods thumb.gif
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It'll work fine. I've done it with 100s of games. Move them all over the place and then when you install a mod it'll automatically go to where you have moved the folder to.

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Originally Posted by ACHILEE5 View Post

Yeah, I've been using Steam Mover quite a while biggrin.gif
Yep, if the game thinks the game is on the SSD, so will the mods thumb.gif

Very nice! I'm assuming it will move the mods as well when you move the game back to the HDD?
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Hmmm, i could be wrong here but i used Nexus manager once and the mods where not stored inside the actual Skyrim folder? but that was mods installed with Nexus so maybe this is different.
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