Originally Posted by PP Mguire
Just for reference the last time I tried to do that on another machine Steam wanted me to redownload all the games even though they were already there. Simply booting into the SSD install of Windows then clicking on the Steam.exe on the 2TB should work perfectly fine. Simply make a shortcut of Steam on the desktop or taskbar for easy access.
This does seem to work, however I simply went to install something and navigated the install explorer to the steam directory on the other drive and it then automatically discovered all the games and marked them as installed.
Originally Posted by objecterror
Windows file systems can do that from time to time. Uninstall steam and reinstall to the drive you'd like to keep it on to run from. I do not personally have SSD installed, but I run my installation of steam from the same drive the games are on.
I'd like to clarify that my issue is no longer steam but just simply accessing the SSD from the HDD boot. For some inexplicable reason it freezes windows explorer and anything else
that tries to access the SSD drive in any way, either read or write. I've never had this issue before back when I had two HDDs instead of an HDD and SSD, so I don't know what it is; not much has been installed on the SSD aside from some essentials (and steam
The steam issue has been fixed.