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Need to move Oculus Rift game files to M.2 NVME, main EVO SSD is getting full.

Will moving just Game Files to M.2 work?
What is the best way?

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  • RuneSR2RuneSR2 Posts: 5,332 Valuable Player
    edited September 2019
    Will moving just Game Files to M.2 work?
    What is the best way?
    Yes, you can just set up a new location in the Oculus desktop app and then move games to the new location. I have 4 locations on my rig, it works flawlessly.
    Note that you need to move the games from inside the Oculus desktop app. Just click on a game, then you get a small menu - now select "move" and choose the new location/drive.

    Intel i7 7700K (4.5 GHz); MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Gaming X (oc 2100 MHz gpu boost, 11 GHz mem speed); 16GB Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 MHz; MSI Z270I Gaming Pro Carbon AC (VR-Ready) mainboard; Samsung 960 Evo M.2 SSD + Toshiba P300 HD; Windows 10 OS; Valve Index and Oculus Rift CV1 - the latter nearly always using super sampling 2.0. 

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  • sford52sford52 Posts: 179
    Art3mis
    edited September 2019
    See https://support.oculus.com/177556682988320/ for complete instructions

    One note - when I moved my favorite game (Lone Echo) from one library to a new library (using the method in the link above), it didn't move my saved data. I had to copy that directory (_local) manually myself, from a backed location (usb drive z:\Oculus Apps\Software\ready-at-dawn-lone-echo\_local\) to the new location E:\Oculus Apps2\Software\ready-at-dawn-lone-echo so there was a new, fully populated directory E:\Oculus Apps2\Software\ready-at-dawn-lone-echo\_local.  I don't know where other games/apps store their local user data but if it is under the game/app itself you may have to move it yourself.

    I think (if i remember) the move will completely delete the directory from the original drive, including any user data

    ASUS ROG Strix GL702VS-AH73 17.3" Laptop.  I7-7700HQ, GTX1070, 12 GB DDR4 RAM, 500 EVO 970 GB SSD, VS 2017, Oculus rift, Windows 10 home
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