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Post by AlwaysSimming on Sun 24 Feb 2019, 08:56

Hello everyone!

I just had a quick question that I could not find the answer to searching easily...how would one install The Sims 4 on another hard drive? I have my C drive, but I want to install the game on my D drive. When I attempted to install the base game, I put the D drive as the target, but it still installed on the C drive...any thoughts?

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Post by Guest on Sun 24 Feb 2019, 09:17

The G4TW download for the base game alwayus installs in C:\Program Filkes(x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4.
When that's done, just move the folder The Sims 4 obver to your D drive.
The install other DLC by copying the files/folders from the downloads to your The Sims 4 folder on drive D

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Post by The_gh0stm4n on Tue 26 Feb 2019, 00:47

@AlwaysSimming wrote:Hello everyone!

I just had a quick question that I could not find the answer to searching easily...how would one install The Sims 4 on another hard drive? I have my C drive, but I want to install the game on my D drive. When I attempted to install the base game, I put the D drive as the target, but it still installed on the C drive...any thoughts?

Thanks!


Just an additional thought:

I presume that in the past you probably have had TS4 (with at least some of the updates/DLC) installed earlier, but for some reason you now want to install the game again. You can also backup your entire TS4 installation folder on an external hard-drive, so that in a later scenario you don't need to go through the tedious install routine again.

Additional recommendation: pack the TS4 installation folder into a .rar/.7z archive, or maybe even an .iso image file. Yes, this packing/unpacking process takes a little time, but it will greatly reduce the risk of file corruption later on.

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Post by iAmALLY on Tue 05 Mar 2019, 03:52

can i ask a question on this.. do you have to change anything in any of the files to change the location? or simply move the whole folder and then just start the game?
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Post by Guest on Tue 05 Mar 2019, 10:30

You can simply move them to another drive. All you have to change is the shortcut.

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