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I recently bought a new hard drive. I installed a fresh copy of windows and I am using this as my primary drive....

I was pretty deep into Oblivion..........can I reinstall the game on my new hard drive but some how restore the game I had from the old drive??

I still have the hard drive hooked up as a secondary, and the Ovlivion files are all still on there
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i dont see why not, id take all associated files (like in local settings and what not in Documents and settings) and copy/paste them over the ones on the new HD (install Oblivian first and overright i dunno if reg. files are associated. I did this to trillian and it transfers my settings and everything flawlessly. . . might be a lil different w/ a game though.
 
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Just get the save file folder. Copy it move it then place it in the same directory as where it was on your old HD and your good. It should be something like My Docs > Games or something like that.
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You dont even have to reinstal Oblivion. Just make a shortcut to it from the old drive and copy the save files over to the new one. Saves you space on the new drive.
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Originally Posted by J3r3my
You dont even have to reinstal Oblivion. Just make a shortcut to it from the old drive and copy the save files over to the new one. Saves you space on the new drive.
Ive done this before as well. .. except stupid windows or norton (cant remember which) kept giving me shortcut errors. also if his old drive has the old OS on it i think he would want to reformat it for storage. . .at least i would. No point in having an installed OS lying around unused.
 
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