How to Transfer CS:GO to Another PC or Another Drive

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The 2 Best Solutions to CS:GO Transfer

If you are an enthusiast of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and you are looking for ways to transfer it to another computer or another drive without reinstalling it, you are at the right place. Manually copy the entire CS:Go folder paste it to the target place cannot make sure that your CS:GO is recognized by Steam and can run normally. The reliable way to transfer CS:GO is using professional game mover - EaseUS Todo PCTrans Free.

  1. Part 1. How to Transfer CS: GO to Another PC
  2. Part 2. How to Move CS:GO to Another Drive

Steam Forum Case: "Hello, I just bought CS:Go yesterday and downloaded it on my laptop, now I want to move the game to my desktop PC..."

Reddit Forum Case: "Hey my friends and I are going to have a lan and want to play csgo with them. One of them has a limited Wifi volume and can't download the game. Is it possible to move the game data to his Steam folder and verify the data so he doesn't need to install it?"

Quora Case: "How do I transfer CS:GO to my friend’s PC? Since the game is now free to play, I have downloaded it and would like to give the files to him as he doesn't have enough bandwidth to download the game..."

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Your Perfect Game Mover - EaseUS Todo PCTrans

EaseUS Todo PCTrans migrates all stuff to another PC and gets it ready for use. This easy PC transfer tool safely transfers your files, programs, and accounts over to a new computer for free. In just one click, you can get everything you need. If you don't have a network, you can also use the image transfer feature. This feature makes images of files, folders, or software on the previous computer, and transfer to the next one. It also works as a backup. You can check the table and get a better understanding of the EaseUS Steam game mover.

Comparison EaseUS Todo PCTrans Manual Method
Migration object Data, applications, and account settings Files
Network requirements Works with or without network USB cable
File size Unlimited Limited
Supported OS Windows XP-10 & Windows Server 2003-2019 Windows & macOS
Cost $49.95 Depended(e.g. Seagate 1TB $52.97)

Part 1. How to Transfer Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to Another PC

Since EaseUS Todo PCTrans Free is your perfect game mover, you can download it and learn how to move CS:GO to another PC. Connect two Windows laptops/PCs by the network, and move Origin games, Steam games or other games to another one.

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Step 1. Run EaseUS Todo PCTrans on both PCs

On the source PC, select "PC to PC" on the main screen of EaseUS Todo PCTrans and move on.

select pc to pc transfer mode

Step 2. Choose transfer direction - Old or New Computer

"New" - Transfer all data from remote old computer to current new computer.

"Old" - Transfer all data from current old device to a new computer.

choose transfer direction

Step 3. Connect two computers

1. Select your target PC to connect via its IP address or device name and click "Connect".

2. Enter the login password of your target PC and click "OK" to confirm.

If you didn't see the target PC in the listed devices, you can also click "Add PC" to manually connect the target PC by inputting its IP address or device name.

connect two PCs

Step 4. Select apps, programs, and software and transfer to the target computer

1. You can select and choose what you want to transfer from the current computer to the target PC.

2. After selecting desired applications and programs, click "Transfer" to start the transferring process.

select apps to transfer from PC to PC

Part 2. How to Move CS:GO to Another Drive( SSD/HDD)

If your old SSD or HDD is too slow, how to speed it up? Move Blizzard games, Steam games or other games to another drive is a nice choice. 

1 - Move CS:GO to Another Drive with Third-party Software

With the help of EaseUS Todo PCTrans, you can migrate CS:GO to SSD or HDD easily and quickly. Follow the details below to move CS:GO to another drive.

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Step 1. Run EaseUS Todo PCTrans to start

Run EaseUS Todo PCTrans on your Windows 10/8.1/8/7 computer. Navigate to the "App Migration" transfer mode and click "Start".

choose app migration to transfer games to ssd

Step 2. Choose the games you want to transfer

On the left bar, you need to choose the drive where the games are installed. Next, find the games you want to transfer and tick the box. Since you're going to move the selected games to the SSD, click triangle icon to set the SSD as the target location. Finally, click "Transfer".

choose SSD as the destination drive to save games

Step 3. Initiate the transfer process

EaseUS Todo PCTrans will start immediately to migrate the games from one hard drive to the SSD. Wait for the process to complete.

transfer games to ssd

2 - Manually Move Steam Games Including CS:GO to Another Drive

Thanks to a recent update, you can easily move a Steam game after you’ve downloaded it without re-downloading the entire thing.

Step 1. Go to "Steam" > "Settings" > "Downloads" and click on "Steam Library Folders". At the top and add the new location where you'd like to install the Steam games.

manual move csgo to ssd or hdd

Step 2. Select "Properties > Local Files > Move Install Folder". Select the Steam library you want to move the game to and click the "Move Folder" button.

manually migrate csgo and move install folder

Steam will move the game’s files to the other library location. To move other games, just repeat this process.


You can easily move CS:GO to another PC or drive easily with the help of EaseUS Todo PCTrans. This software can not only transfer programs from PC to PC but also transfer user account and files from PC to PC. What's more, this software also provides you with a system cleanup feature. You can regularly clean up system junk files to make your PC as good as new.

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Updated by Tracy King

Tracy joined in EaseUS in 2013 and has been working with EaseUS content team for over 10 years. Being enthusiastic in computing and technology, she writes tech how-to articles and share technical solutions to resolve Windows & Mac data recovery, data backup, partition management, data transfer, Windows update issues, etc.

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How to Transfer CS:GO to Another PC or Another Drive

Try smart Windows 11 data transfer tool to move all data in 1 click.

EaseUS Todo PCTrans

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Support Windows 11/10/8/7