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There's a few programs that can do this for you.

There's Steam Mover which only works on Windows Vista and Windows 7.
I've also added this ability to my own project GameSave Manager which works on Windows XP, Vista and 7. The BETA now utilizes the "mklink" commandline in Windows Vista and 7, while the current Stable release can only make NTFS Junctions.
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post #12 of 27
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http://dirlinker.codeplex.com/

This program helps make symbolic links.
i have used this program for this exact problem, thought I moved the entire common folder to save time. an easy fix would be to move steam to your other drive and use this program to have blops only on your ssd
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thanks for the help guys, im doing it with CMD, and might write my own program to do it.
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post #14 of 27
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cd C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Steam\\steamapps\\common

mklink /D "call of duty black ops" "E:\\Program Files (x86)\\Steam\\steamapps\\common\\call of duty black ops"

DONE
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cd C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Steam\\steamapps\\common

mklink /D "call of duty black ops" "E:\\Program Files (x86)\\Steam\\steamapps\\common\\call of duty black ops"

DONE
Is that assuming the game files are already downloaded? Or is "call of duty black ops" an empty directory so Steam can download the files into E?
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Is that assuming the game files are already downloaded? Or is "call of duty black ops" an empty directory so Steam can download the files into E?
thats once downloaded,, but if you create the folder then download ... hmm ill have to try!!!
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Is that assuming the game files are already downloaded? Or is "call of duty black ops" an empty directory so Steam can download the files into E?
I tried this out, if you create the link first, you can install the game straight to another drive, but you need to make sure that the the name is perfect.
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post #18 of 27
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Originally Posted by InsaneMatt View Post
There's a few programs that can do this for you.

There's Steam Mover which only works on Windows Vista and Windows 7.
I've also added this ability to my own project GameSave Manager which works on Windows XP, Vista and 7. The BETA now utilizes the "mklink" commandline in Windows Vista and 7, while the current Stable release can only make NTFS Junctions.
Nice to meet you! i use your game save manager quite often and its a blessing in disguise.
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Nice tut, +rep!
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Nice tut, +rep!
Some member and the other day said it didnt work but didnt say how. :/ maybe I need to test it again.
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