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run a registry editor if all else fails (to make sure the registry isn't confused)

 

or, if you're feeling froggy, regedit and make sure all of the drive letters for the registry entry reflect the new location. (actually easy to do)

Edited by Gremlich

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there are 2 easy ways:

1) reinstall

 

2) copy the "Star Citizen" folder to where you want.  Rename the old one to something else like "Star Citizen OLD".

    Create a new empty folder called "Star Citizen" in the original location (What you name this should be the name of the original install directory).  Then create a symbolic link from old location to new location.

in command prompt type this:

mklink /d "C:\Program Files (x86)\Star Citizen" "D:\Games\BDSSE\Star Citizen"

(first quotes is old location, second quotes is new location )

this way you don't need to bother with hacking at the registry or changing shortcuts

once everything works, go ahead and delete "Star Citizen Old".

 

 

(This can be used to move Steam Games directory and Origin and UPLAY as well)

 

 

 

    

Edited by Irres

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On 6/28/2015 at 12:45 PM, Irres said:

there are 2 easy ways:

1) reinstall

 

2) copy the "Star Citizen" folder to where you want.  Rename the old one to something else like "Star Citizen OLD".

    Create a new empty folder called "Star Citizen" in the original location (What you name this should be the name of the original install directory).  Then create a symbolic link from old location to new location.

in command prompt type this:

mklink /d "C:\Program Files (x86)\Star Citizen" "D:\Games\BDSSE\Star Citizen"

(first quotes is old location, second quotes is new location )

this way you don't need to bother with hacking at the registry or changing shortcuts

once everything works, go ahead and delete "Star Citizen Old".

 

 

(This can be used to move Steam Games directory and Origin and UPLAY as well)

 

 

 

    

Nailed it.

Thank you.  This worked the first time.

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