Archive processing takes about a minute or two per gigabyte depending on the system and the files being compressed.Once finished you’ll be presented with the option of opening the backup folder and given basic instructions on restoration. Select “Restore a previous program…” from the Steam menu “Backup and Restore Games…” option, and select the folder where the backup was stored.Many problems might be caused by corrupted game files, e.g. If you have encountered such issue, please verify integrity of game cache and load game save file made before this issue occurred (if possible).
Once the download is complete you will see an Install button. If the game you are downloading was released after 11/15/2013, your install prompts will look like Option A.
Click on this and it will start installing the game through a Windows installer. If the game you are downloading was released before 11/15/2013, your install prompts will look like Option B. You will be prompted to confirm the uninstall of the game in Uplay. Find the game you wish to uninstall in the list and click on the Uninstall button near the top of the window.
On the following window you can choose the location for install and whether or not Uplay will create desktop and start menu shortcuts for the game.
After you are happy with the options on this window, click on Continue. Click on Download to begin downloading the game in the Uplay client. If you close the download progress window, you can always view the progress of the download by clicking on the Download button in the upper right corner of the screen. Depending on the release date of the game you are uninstalling, you may experience a small difference in uninstall window prompts.
Consider converting these devices to newer file systems such as NTFS when possible.
Modern file systems have plenty of advantages beyond big backups.
You will see all backups kept in this location reflected in the next window as confirmation.
If you are using the Steam gaming platform you may have encountered situations where games would not run properly anymore.
Official client backups begin on the Steam menu via the library view.
Select “Backup and Restore…” and pick “Backup currently installed programs” from the next dialog.
It is using the Auto It scripting language and can either be downloaded as a script or an executable file.