Scenario:

1. Center has 2 OS images, and has 1 game image.

  • OSImage1
  • OSImage2

2. Games are installed in Game Images.

  • GamesImage

How to update/install games, so it will not redownload the games from the other clients that are using another OS image:

  • Start up a client from one of the OSImage1
  • Install/download the Game
  • Copy the files below to the game drive, and delete them after.
%LocalAppData%\EpicGamesLauncher
C:\ProgramData%\Epic
  • Mklink these file to their original location using these commands in CMD (in this example, we copied the files to G:\Epic Games\EpicGamesLauncher, and G:\Epic Games\Epic).
mklink /J "%LocalAppData%\EpicGamesLauncher" "G:\Epic Games\EpicGamesLauncher"


mklink /J "C:\ProgramData\Epic" "G:\Epic Games\Epic"
  • Once the link is successful, shut down the PC, and apply the writebacks from OS and game images.
  • Startup another PC from a different OS image
  • Delete these files from these folders
%LocalAppData%\EpicGamesLauncher

C:\ProgramData%\Epic
  • Do an MKlink again from CMD
mklink /J "%LocalAppData%\EpicGamesLauncher" "G:\Epic Games\EpicGamesLauncher" 

mklink /J "C:\ProgramData\Epic" "G:\Epic Games\Epic"
  • Once the link is successful, shut down the PC, and apply the writebacks from OS image.

Note: You only need to do this once.

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