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Steam now lets you move your games' install folders

Take your games to a new hard drive without needing to reinstall them.

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With its most recent Steam client update, Valve has added the ability to move the install folders for your Steam games. Before this update, you had to either install a third-party app or use a lengthy workaround to move the install folders for your games if you wanted to avoid re-downloading games to a new hard drive. Now, this ability is but a click away.

As Artem Russakovskii points on on Google+, Steam offers a button to move install folders. Here's where to find it:

1. Go to your Steam Library, right-click on a game and select Properties.

2. Click on the Local Files tab and you should see a button for Move Install Folder.

I received the update but still don't see the button. Allow me, however, to offer you a mockup of what it'll look like as I wait for it to roll out to me:

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Screenshot by Matt Elliott/CNET

Unfortunately, there appears to be no way to select multiple games to move as a batch. Instead, you must go game by game to move your install folders.

(Via Lifehacker)

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