How to move your mods folder to another drive#
This tutorial was written for the
mods folder of World at War (T4) but these instructions are valid for any other folder given that you update the paths accordingly.
Make sure any Plutonium game is closed.
Windows + R, paste this:
%localappdata%/Plutonium\storage\t4\and press Enter.
MOVE (not copy) the
modsfolder to the new location you want.
For example move the
If you installed mods by running installers or if you were using mods on Steam you probably have a
%localappdata%/Activision\CoDWaW\too. If you do then repeat step 2 with that folder.
It should merge with the existing
modsfolder that's in
D:\Plutonium\T4(in this example)
Here is a screenshot of how your Plutonium T4 folder should look like (left) and how the
mods folder you just moved should look like (right). Take a look at the paths on top of each window.
- Open a Command Prompt as Administrator.
You can do this by searching for
cmdin Windows Search, and right clicking
Command Promptand pressing
Run as Administrator
- Copy this command to your clipboard:
mklink /J "%localappdata%\Plutonium\storage\t4\mods" "D:\Plutonium\T4\mods"
If needed, update the second path to match new the location of your
Right click inside the command prompt window to paste, then press enter.
If everything is working the command prompt should write
Here is a screenshot of how your Plutonium T4 folder should look like after running the command.
mods folder should have been created, containing all the mods you have in
Note that these folders are synced so placing new files/folders in any of these folders will "update" the other as well, you don't need to run this command again unless you delete one of these two
You can install mods in the T4 mods folder just like before or in the new location.
In both cases it will now take disk space in your
D: disk (in this example)