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Offline whatevenisthis5467

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Will moving Documents to D drive break my game?
« on: September 11, 2018, 06:54:11 PM »
I'm running out of space on my c drive... kinda went crazy downloading a lot of CC and now my C drive has a big scary red bar lol....  I saw that you can move the documents but it won't break my game will it?   I'm super nervous to do it!

also!  sims 4 is downloaded on my c drive. does that matter?

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Re: Will moving Documents to D drive break my game?
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2018, 07:19:55 PM »
It shouldn't break your game, as in you won't loose game progress, saved games, mods and such. If you're nervous about that, back the Sims 4 folder to the desktop or a USB key for safe keeping.

Having the game installed on your C drive shouldn't matter. That's usually the default install drive.

It is possible to change where the game gets installed.

This link explains how to move your sims 4 game to another drive.
https://help.ea.com/article/backing-up-and-restoring-your-origin-games

Or the video linked below shows how to do it.

How To Move ORIGIN Games To Another Hard Drive or SSD - Windows 7/8/10
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpoQtHLpgV0

How to Change the Location of User Folders (Documents) in Windows 10
https://www.dummies.com/computers/operating-systems/windows-10/how-to-change-the-location-of-user-folders-in-windows-10/

Or if you'd rather see a video tutorial:

How to move "Documents" folder to another drive in Windows 10
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYfNmGnbxNw
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Offline whatevenisthis5467

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Re: Will moving Documents to D drive break my game?
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2018, 09:00:04 PM »
Well... I did it, but I didn't name my new Documents folder... so now I don't see any of my other D drive items...  Do you know of a way to fix that?
edit:  I mean  because I forgot to name it, I don't know what was in documents and what wasn't.

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Re: Will moving Documents to D drive break my game?
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2018, 09:24:10 PM »
Try doing a search on your computer for Sims 4 to see where that takes you. It should take you to some where like: D:\Users\Username\"Documents"\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4

To search your computer, Click Start and search for Sims 4. Does it show you where Sims 4 is on your D drive?
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