Moving Steam to a new partition?

#1 Posted by triple07 (1196 posts) -

So after going through and messing with my hard drive I ended up creating a new partition for just my games to keep things organized a little better and to make sure I have room on my C drive so now I want to move Steam over which is where 95% of my games are. So here's my question: do you guys know a good way to do this? I remember Brad saying something about it on a podcast a while back but not what he said about it. I have a fast enough internet that I can just redownload the games I want to play but I don't want to lose all my save games. So for the games that use Steam cloud I think I'm fine but what about games like Stalker, Renegade Ops, the Witcher, etc? Is there a central place that the saves are stored or will I have to go through each game and find the saves?

#2 Posted by Szlifier (488 posts) -
#3 Posted by AlexW00d (6234 posts) -

@triple07 said:

So after going through and messing with my hard drive I ended up creating a new partition for just my games to keep things organized a little better and to make sure I have room on my C drive so now I want to move Steam over which is where 95% of my games are. So here's my question: do you guys know a good way to do this? I remember Brad saying something about it on a podcast a while back but not what he said about it. I have a fast enough internet that I can just redownload the games I want to play but I don't want to lose all my save games. So for the games that use Steam cloud I think I'm fine but what about games like Stalker, Renegade Ops, the Witcher, etc? Is there a central place that the saves are stored or will I have to go through each game and find the saves?

Few games save to the install directory, most are documents. I think anyway.

Also this for the moving stuff.

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