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#1 jaje

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Posted 12 June 2014 - 02:22 AM

My OS SSD is filling rapidly, with the main culprit the App Data folders. Is there an easy way to move them to my 1TB drive and thus free up space?



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Posted 12 June 2014 - 04:49 AM

A symlink would do the trick. There are various ways to accomplish this though I don't know which is the best.

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Posted 12 June 2014 - 05:49 AM

Symlinks can be really wonderful things. Using several to make backing up saved games a great deal easier, including saves that are normally kept in AppData.


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Posted 14 June 2014 - 04:30 AM

I should think changing the environment variable for %appdata% would work...


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Posted 14 June 2014 - 04:59 AM

If you're goal is to move the entire folder, changing the variable should work. The symlinks would allow you to move just the largest folders, so everything else can stay on the boot drive.


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