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Windows 7: Mounting Games Partition to C:

26 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Mounting Games Partition to C:

In an effort to save SSD space, I came across the idea of mounting a games partition to a C:\Program Files (X86)\Games\ folder.

Iím wondering though why not just install games directly to that partition? I donít think Iíve come across a game that doesnít allow you to designate the installation location.

Or does Windows 7 automatically look in the system drive for games info? For example, clicking on the games link in the startup menu.


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26 Jan 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Welcome!

You right, you can just as well install the games directly to the partition. If you would like, you can add a shortcut to the game in C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Games

Many games automatically stick a shortcut there, anyway.

~JK
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