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[Closed] Change Storage Drive of Epic Games Launcher

Okay, this isn't 100% related to UE4 but I thought this was the only place I could post it, and I'm trying to install UE4 so it kinda counts. Anyway in Epic Games Launcher it never asked me where I wanted to install, my C drive is just a low-space SSD and it's trying to install UE4 there and of course, it won't let me since the drive is full. How do I make it install UE4 somewhere else like the E or G drive? I don't see any settings anywhere.

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asked Mar 09 '15 at 03:05 AM in Installation & Setup

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avatar image TJ V ♦♦ STAFF Mar 09 '15 at 01:12 PM

Hi ronanzer0,

The Engine and Vault content will be downloaded to the same drive as the Launcher. To install them on another drive you will need to uninstall the Launcher and re-install it on whichever drive you want all of the content to be on.



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The question has been closed Apr 21 '16 at 07:01 PM by Stephen Ellis for the following reason:

Please visit http://help.epicgames.com/ for Launcher support

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The problem is that the Derived Data Cache folder still installs in the AppData folder on the C: drive, but there's a fix here under the Shader Cache section. Just have to edit your project's engine.ini to write the DDC to the project folder instead of the Common folder.

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answered Mar 09 '15 at 11:52 PM

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I created a symbolic link from my program files folder to my ssd named "Epic Games" and copied all the unreal engine files into it. Here's a guide for you to follow: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/16226/complete-guide-to-symbolic-links-symlinks-on-windows-or-linux/

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answered Dec 17 '15 at 05:40 AM

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