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12-14-2010 @ 11:05AM
Two unrelated questions:1. I'd like to move my WoW directory from one hard drive to another. Can I just copy the entire folder, or are there registry entries (and thus a new installation is required)?2. Has a weekly cap on valor points been implemented as discussed, and if so, what is it?
12-14-2010 @ 11:09AM
WoW is a self-sufficient install, it doesn't drop hooks anywhere else. You can just copy the entire folder.
The WoW program is entirely portable, so yes you can just copy the World of Warcraft over to the new drive. No registry entries to worry about.If I can ever find a thumb drive big enough to hold it.. oh the possibilities.
12-14-2010 @ 11:10AM
Better make that *significant* hooks.
12-14-2010 @ 11:12AM
I can answer #1. You can just move the directory, no required registries. I did a wipe and complete reinstall of windows, and the directory that I moved to a backup drive is still working fine.
12-14-2010 @ 11:20AM
Just make sure (at least the first time after moving it) you open the game through the launcher. It does a few very minor install operations if it senses that it is in a new location.
12-14-2010 @ 11:15PM
There ARE registery entries, but opening the game via the launcher will automatically point them all to the directory of that launcher.
12-14-2010 @ 11:59AM
Yeah dude i know you have probably gotten about 1000 responses but yeah it is portable. I have a copy on my external just in case.....helps out when you dont have to worry about re-downloading and setting up all your addons.
12-14-2010 @ 12:36PM
@DeleriusI have an old thick Ipod Classic with a broken screen that works just fine as a portable WoW, Starcraft II, Dawn of War, etc. games drive.I recommend it :)
12-14-2010 @ 1:48PM
There's no weekly cap on valor points, but there are on justice (might have the name wrong, the raid ones). If you hover over the currency on your currency tab, it says how many you have out of how many you can get. If there is a cap added, that would be where to look.
12-14-2010 @ 3:19PM
If you could find a thumb drive big enough... you'd spend a long time looking at loading screens.
12-14-2010 @ 4:17PM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820139147 -- perfect
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