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Install "Fortnite" in different drive

2018/11/16 15:33

Register and Download “Epic game launcher” on their website. 


IMPORTANT: You game disk drive letter should be same in server and on client to follow the steps below.


For this tutorial - -Epic Games Launcher  install directory is E:

You can choose any directory you want to use.


1. Download and run “Epic game launcher” installer, then click "Install" button to continue (Figure 1).

epic games folder choose

Figure 1


2. Let the installation finish (Figure 2).



Installation

Figure 2


3. Login to "Epic Games" with your account (Figure 3).


Epic Launcher

Figure 3


4. Click "Install" button on the Fortnite and then select the "E:\Epic Games" folder  click "OK" button to continue (Figure 4).

Note: You do not need to change the installation directory, leave it to default.


fortnite install location

Figure 4


5. Now, the installation starts (Figure 5).


Fortnite Installing

Figure 5


6. Once, the game is finished installation, it will show "Launch" in "Fortnite" game (Figure 6). 


Fornite installed

Figure 6


7. Now, sign out and exit the "Epic Games" launcher.

8. Go to C:\ProgramData and cut "Epic" folder (Figure 7)

Epic folder moving

Figure 7



9. And paste it to "E:\Epic Games" folder (Figure 8)

epic folder

Figure 8


10. Now, go to "%userprofile%\appdata\local" folder and cut the "EpicGamesLauncher" folder (Figure 9)

moving epic games launcher

Figure 9


11. And paste it to "E:\Epic Games" folder (Figure 10).

Epic games launcher folder

Figure 10



12. Download the EpicGameFixer and extract it your game disk (Figure 11)

Epic Fixer

Figure 11


Note: Please make sure that the EpicGamesFixer is launched from outside of the Epic Games folder. If you run from inside, it will not work.


13. Now, wait for few seconds and once the process is completed, Epic Games Launcher will automatically launch (Figure 12).


Important: You have to wait until Epic Games Launcher starts automatically. If it doesn't start, then check the "Epic Games" folder for "Launcher" folder.


Process completed

Figure 12

14. Login to check if everything is OK or not.


At client:

15. Now, for CCBoot client, boot one of your client PC as super client and run the "EpicGamesFixer" from same location on the game disk.

16. The process takes few seconds. Once done, there will be a shortcut for the Epic Games Launcher on the desktop.

17. Now, you can run the Epic Games, Fortnite without the need to update from client PC in super client mode.


Notes:
If your server is updated but client show install or update again then, you need to delete the Fortnite folder in "C:\Program Files\Epic Games", after that run the EpicGamesFixer once again.

This will fix the issue. The issue is caused due to Epic Games folder being available in C:\Program Files


You can also fix the issue by deleting the C:\Program Files\Epic Games folder and then running the EpicGamesFixer.

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