Are you tired of your Steam games taking up too much space on your computer’s hard drive? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many gamers face the same problem and have to find a way to move their games to another drive. Fortunately, it’s easier than you might think! In this blog post, we’ll show you how to move all of your Steam games or individual ones to another drive and even change the default installation folder. Say goodbye to limited storage space and hello to more gaming time!
How to move all Steam games to another drive
Moving all of your Steam games to another drive might seem like a daunting task, but it’s actually quite simple. The first thing you need to do is create a new folder for your games on the other drive. Then, open Steam and go to Settings.
Under Downloads, select Steam Library Folders and click Add Library Folder. Choose the location of your new folder on the other drive and name it something memorable.
Once you’ve added the library folder, right-click on each game in your Steam library and select Properties. Click Local Files, then Move Install Folder. Select the newly created library folder on the other drive as the destination for that game.
Repeat this process for every game in your library until they have all been moved to the new location. When you launch a game from now on, Steam will automatically look in both locations for installed games.
By following these steps, you can move all of your Steam games without having to reinstall them or lose any saved data!
How to move individual Steam games to another drive
If you don’t want to move all your Steam games to another drive, you can choose to move individual games instead. This is useful if you have limited space on a particular drive and want to free up some space by moving only certain games.
To do this, first open up the Steam client and head over to your library of installed games. Right-click on the game that you want to move and select “Properties” from the drop-down menu.
In the Properties window that appears, click on “Local Files” tab at the top of the screen. From there, click on “Move Install Folder”. A new window will open where you can select which drive and folder location you would like to move it to.
Once selected, hit “Move Folder” button at bottom right corner of screen in order for steam client begin transferring files between drives without any issues!
It’s important not to interrupt or cancel this process as it may result in corrupted files or cause errors within Steam itself. Once done successfully, launch your game again from its new location – happy gaming!
How to change the default Steam installation folder
Changing the default Steam installation folder is a great way to ensure that all of your future game downloads are automatically installed on the drive of your choice.
To do this, simply open up Steam and go to Settings > Downloads > Steam Library Folders. From there, click “Add Library Folder” and choose the new location where you want to store your games.
Once you’ve added a new library folder, you can set it as default by right-clicking on it and selecting “Make Default Folder.” This will ensure that any future game downloads or updates are automatically saved in this location.
Moving your Steam games to another drive doesn’t have to be complicated. With these easy steps for both individual games and all of them at once, as well as changing the default installation folder, you can keep all of your gaming files organized without running out of space on your main hard drive. Happy gaming!
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