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Very nice! I'm assuming it will move the mods as well when you move the game back to the HDD?

Yes, assuming the mods get installed in the game folder thinking.gif
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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.
Does not matter. The link that is created is made so that anything that goes into the old folder address will automatically be put into the new one.

Trust me. I know wink.gif :



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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.
You do not need to do this anymore. Since now you can simply start new steam libraries anywhere you want. Then when you re-install steam after a format... or OS change... you can simply have steam recognize the libraries automatically again.
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Very nice! I'm assuming it will move the mods as well when you move the game back to the HDD?

Yes you can.
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Does not matter. The link that is created is made so that anything that goes into the old folder address will automatically be put into the new one.

Trust me. I know wink.gif :

What i meant was that the nexus mods i used did not get installed in the Steam folder in the 1st place, i am fully aware of symbolic links thumb.gif
Last time i used Nexus mod manager i remember being able to specify the folder the mods where installed to and at that time (6months ago) the mods where not stored in the Steam folder.

But you may not be using Nexus anyway.
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What i meant was that the nexus mods i used did not get installed in the Steam folder in the 1st place, i am fully aware of symbolic links thumb.gif
Last time i used Nexus mod manager i remember being able to specify the folder the mods where installed to and at that time (6months ago) the mods where not stored in the Steam folder.

But you may not be using Nexus anyway.

I am using Nexus. What I meant was that the mods get downloaded to WHATEVER folder you choose, but they still need to be installed into the skyrim directory. I think you're mistakenly thinking that they don't ever go into the Skyrim folder... but they do. So what I meant to show was that all of my mods are installed to the Skyrim folder... because of the size of the folder... and that it has no issues installing, because of the links to it. thumb.gif
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I am using Nexus. What I meant was that the mods get downloaded to WHATEVER folder you choose, but they still need to be installed into the skyrim directory. I think you're mistakenly thinking that they don't ever go into the Skyrim folder... but they do. So what I meant to show was that all of my mods are installed to the Skyrim folder... because of the size of the folder... and that it has no issues installing, because of the links to it. thumb.gif

Sure understood, yup your right if it goes in the folder it will be moved.
Your right, i didnt know the mods actually got installed directly to the Skyrim folder itself i just thought they got uncompressed and accessed in the nexus folder but just checked and it appears you are 100% correct, Nexus manager shows that they get " Stored" in a different folder and that is where i got confused redface.gif

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Hey no problem man!

I think it's pretty much fail safe to a certain point... I had an issue where once or twice the link to the folder has been lost, but it was easy as simply copying and pasting.

Don't forget to use the steam library feature though! It'll save you time from having to move things around! thumb.gif
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