I have a question regarding the installation of steam and my games on my account. Earlier I had installed steam and left 4 dead 2 (l4d2) on my SSD (Intel 520 120gb), after installing a few games I am down to 20 gigs. I use my SSD for my OS (Windows 7 pro 64 bit) and a few games such as SC2, Diablo 3, etc. Realizing that I was running out of space I uninstalled steam and directed it to install on to my other hard drive (1 TB). Again I installed l4d2, but I left and shut down my comp when it was done. Now I come back online and it says l4d2 was not installed and I have to install/update it again.
Why is that happening?
Can I run steam from another hard drive and play games or does it have to be on the same HDD. For example the main steam program on my SSD while the files for the games such as l4d2 are on my other HDD?
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Where did you install steam?
And yes you can run steam from another hard drive.
I originally had it installed on my primary HDD my SSD, I uninstalled it and reinstalled it on to my other HDD(1TB).
I then installed left 4 dead 2 on it, i left the room while it installed/updated. I came back turned off the comp. when it was done and went to bed. I turned it on the next day and it prompted me to install l4d2 again. I looked on the HDD and I saw it on there so I am baffled at this point. I would love to have that space on the 1TB used not my SSD.