Is there a way to force applications to write into specific folders?

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Oh got it, that's why it looked different, thanks for clarifyin that. Which area on the hardrive is it really located tough? It's important i know that since i'm using 2 different drives
 

gardenman

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If you using the MKLINK command the files are located in their original place.
They are not moved. The link only makes a "fake" folder where the files can be accessed.

If you are using that Steam program then the files are probably moved to the new location. The old location is where the link is actually created.

Most programs just create a link in a NEW location therefore not touching the original location of the files. The Steam program is different. It moves the files first. Then creates a link in the old location.

Therefore, it depends on how the link is created and with what program.
 
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Well I already used that program steammover, so the new files are in that location alone, correct?
 

USAFRet

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The old Steammover function is just mklink, under a fancy GUI.
The current Steam procedure actually moves the files to a different physical location/drive.
 
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Which function? I tough steam could only move games, which i'm not planning to do.
 

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