1. Join Date : Aug 2016
    Posts : 9
    Windows 10
       2 Weeks Ago #1

    Downloading help from steam


    In my computer I have 2 hard drives. one small and one big. The small one was default when i got my computer. The game that needs updated is downloaded on my small drive and I'm wonder if i can make the update download on my bigger drive... If i need to do the update in the same drive as my game then can i move the game over to my bigger drive?
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  2. Join Date : Oct 2014
    Trnava
    Posts : 1,625
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       2 Weeks Ago #2

    Just move Steam folder to the bigger drive and then launch steam, it will take care of everything.
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  3. Join Date : Oct 2013
    Texas
    Posts : 7,372
    Windows 10 Pro X64
       2 Weeks Ago #3

    Use the steammover shown here

    Steam Mover - traynier.com
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  4. Join Date : Aug 2016
    Posts : 9
    Windows 10
       2 Weeks Ago #4

    Dude said: View Post
    Use the steammover shown here

    Steam Mover - traynier.com
    Will that go faster than just selecting it and moving it to the D drive?
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  5. Join Date : Aug 2016
    Posts : 9
    Windows 10
       2 Weeks Ago #5

    I tried it and it did go faster. Thank you so much for your help the update worked
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  6. Join Date : Oct 2013
    Texas
    Posts : 7,372
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       2 Weeks Ago #6

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  7. Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 169
    Windows 10 Pro
       2 Weeks Ago #7

    Also for future game installations, familiarize yourself with steam libraries. Just incase you decide to add more HDD's in the future.

    Moving a Steam Installation and Games - General Troubleshooting - Knowledge Base - Steam Support


    How do I change the default installation path for my games?

    Games are installed to the following folder by default:
    C:\Program Files\Steam (x86)\SteamApps\Common
    You can create an alternate location on any drive, which you can choose in the future when installing games.

    1. Navigate to your Steam client 'Settings' menu.
    2. Select 'Steam Library Folders' from the 'Downloads' tab.
    3. From here, you can view your default installation path, as well as creating a new path by selecting 'Add Library Folder'.
    4. Once you have created the new path, all future installations can be installed there.
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