Windows 10: installing PC games on different drive

  1.    30 Dec 2015 #1

    installing PC games on different drive

    I have Windows 7 pro installed and then upgraded to windows 10 with latest updates etc for it. it is installed on C drive like normal. i have another hard drive G that i use to install bunch of PC games ranging from new to old. I noticed that when some of the pc games want to install Direct X componets, MS .net redistro packs etc an error occurs saying i do not have Admin rights to do this. I know Win10 comes with Directx 11 and that the pc games have direct X 10 so i do not need that updated every time a game asks same goes with the redistro packs for .net and other comparable components do i need to install these components everytime i install a game? why am i getting an error in which i have to be an admin when i already am in the admin group.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2. Posts : 14
    Windows 7 64 Ultimate/Windows 10 64 Professional
       05 Jan 2016 #2

    Most games will try and install the .NET files everytime you do "Install a new game" I currently have 2 machines 1 gaming and one streaming/mining. In my Gaming machine I have a SSD dedicated for my operating sysytem and programs that I use on a daily basis like photoshop/sony vegas etc. I then have another SSD just for my games, I have this exact same problem. I haven't found a way around it yet, as I am running DX12. Its not too much of a hassle to wait the extra 30 seconds for the pack to install though.

    What I would suggest when you are ready to install a said program and you can find the .exe right click go to properties and then security and make sure you have everything checked for the game in question, Windows 10 likes to make different user accounts for some reason.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


Related Threads
Hi, So my buddy installed Windows 10 and now one of his hard drives simply will not show up. It's listed in device manager but not in explorer. He had Vista installed and made a clean install of 10. Any clues how he should go about getting...
Solved Installing New Drive in Windows Insider
I am going to install a SSD into my desktop PC. Once info is transferred to new drive, will my version of 10565 still be activated or will I have to contact MS because of hardware upgrade?
Anyone else received this email from 'Microsoft Devices Team' <>? I haven't followed any of the links and logged in, however the links look legit, it doesn't appear to be a phishing email. I seem to remember someone...
Hoping someone can help with this. I've used the x64 games on W8.1 and they work straight off. I could not get the x86 version to work on an x86 W8.1 install and similarly can not get them to work on W10 With pictures :). 1/ For...
Hi, just want to check can I duel boot W10 & W7 on a SSD drive. Thanks
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:13.
Find Us