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I always pick custom install and just simply change out the drive letter in the install path-

C:\\Program Files\\Name of Game\\
to
D:\\Program Files\\Name of Game\\

or whatever letter the drive is you want
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I made a junction point from c:/program files(x86)/offDisk to d:/program files(x86). It works pretty good for me. I also made a junction for my user account.
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I always install games to a secondary hard drive, saves having to reinstall them all again if you have to reinstall Windows.
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I always install games to a secondary hard drive, saves having to reinstall them all again if you have to reinstall Windows.
Yeah, but some games require registry key entries, etc.
I know Steam wont run without being properly 'installed'
    
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Sorry but you are wrong Steam actually runs fine after a Windows reinstallation you do need to 'Verify integrity of game cache' on some games in Steam but others run fine without that step. The only thing you might need to do with some games like CoD 4 for example is re-enter the key code because it obviously gets deleted from the registry.
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Originally Posted by bulletstorm_cdkey View Post
is easy you need to create a new folder in the hard drive where you want to install the game and it will work
Yah this.

Simple but first time I tried using 2 drives and make one storage it stumped me for a little bit.

this is how i ended up setting up my storage drive

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