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I have noticed when i Install a STEAM game, it asks where i want to install it. C/ or D/ drive. Can Orgin/Uplay do the same thing some how? Be nice so when i Re-Format, i don't have to Re-Install all my stuff. And if i ever get a SSD, well you know lol

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Origin does. I install Origin games to the D: drive.
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Origin does. I install Origin games to the D: drive.

How? When i got Simcity, their was no "Other Drive" Option like their was in STEAM. Unless i missed something...? What about Uplay?
 
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There's an option in the Origin settings to change the default installation folder.
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Origin had the option before Steam did, surprisingly.
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With Origin you seem to have more options with installations and download cache location than Steam. It's also more user friendly than Steam's weird options tab names.
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they all have the option to do this.

I have Stean, Origin and UPlay all on my second HDD including install files and other DLC stuff.
if the option doesn't appear when you initialize the download then all you need to do is go into the program options and set it there.
so when it's time to reformat or even move over to another build all you need to do is re-install the main program (Steam, Origin, UPlay)
into the folders on your HDD and your done.

sorry if not the answer your looking for, I'm on my phone ATM..
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Yes this all helps, thanks guys, will have to investigate it further.
 
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