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Moving over to an SSD tomorrow, and I need to back-up the whole game for RE5 and place it on my new windows partition because I can no longer download the game from Nvidia.

Basically I'm asking for help to make sure I grab every folder/file and I will be able to play it when I place it on my SSD.

So far I have found:
Program files (x86)>Capcom
Users>xxxxx>My Documents>Capcom

Did I miss any folders/files?
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I dont think its possible to backup the entire game then drop it onto a new drive. You are bound to miss files. Did you check to see if you can get your CD key? Then maybe you can borrow a disk from someone or something.
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why not back up your save files and save yourself the trouble?
    
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From personal experience selecting game files and moving them from one hard drive to another doesnt work out well. I've tried to do this for several games when I reinstall Windows and they never seem to be able to launch.
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post #5 of 17
You will probably need registry files too.

Moving a game never works well. You didnt save the installer files from nvidia?
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No, I have no CD, I got the game for free with my GPU and stupid Nvidia is claiming I need to spend like 8$ to download the game that was supposed to be free.
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You should be able to find the unaltered (read: unhacked) game files on torrents. Then use your key with it.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dorianime View Post
It's not a steam game.

I think I'll go ahead and find myself a copy of the game, and then I'll copy over the original files just to make sure it's not edited.
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1) Back up save games
2) Install on SSD from official installer
3) Transplant save game files into new installation
4) Profit
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