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Windows 7: Game Partition

16 Jan 2010   #11

Windows 10 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
I just saved all the entries in Notepad and then saved it as a .reg, nothing fancy. Then just double click on it if/when needed to add it to the Registry.
This is a good tip. Thanks!

My only issue, err...lazyness would be searching for the game entries. I find it easier to just reinstall the game, if needed. However this tip may make me rethink that. This way I don't have to worry about losing stuff during an OS reinstall, especially if you have games with a few mods.


And to answer seekermeister's question, yes it's a good idea to keep your games on a seperate drive. I have a seperate HD with a 500GB partition dedicated to games.

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