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HI,,

By default, europa universalis save his game in directory C:/users/documents/paradox games/europa universalis 4/savegames. Therefore, my DAta is on disk E: (my exploitation system is on c:) .

Could you tell me how to change the directory for the saved gamers ?

Thank you by advance
 

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HI,,

By default, europa universalis save his game in directory C:/users/documents/paradox games/europa universalis 4/savegames. Therefore, my DAta is on disk E: (my exploitation system is on c:) .

Could you tell me how to change the directory for the saved gamers ?

Thank you by advance

Id like to know as well as my i need to be connected to a specific network with my laptop to be able to change that directory. And so i cannot save
 

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Check out the File Locations thread in the Tech Support forum:

"
Different location for save files and screenshots

By default, the game puts the save files and screenshots into your Documents folder (see above). If you would prefer them to be kept in a different location, you can change this. Here is how:

Go to the location of the actual game files (where the executable is). Here, manually create a plain text file named userdir.txt. In this text file, put the path of where you would like the game to put save files and screenshots, e.g. D:\Games\EU4User\. (You can delete the folder in My Documents and restart the game, it will create its files in the new location.)

IMPORTANT: Before you do this, backup your save games, screenshots, etc, so that nothing is lost!"

I've used this in CK2 to preserve an old version for an AAR I worked on but never published. I hope to do the same for EU4, if I'm playing an AAR game for months I don't want a patch to break my save.
 
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