Get steam to realize I have games already installed

I uninstalled and re-installed steam. I didn’t uninstall my games, and they still exist on my hard drive (I checked).

I have an SSD and a HDD, and to save space I install programs (including steam) to C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam drive (SSD) and games to D:\Games\SteamApps (HDD). How to I let steam know the programs are installed there?

Answer

There is now an official support article at support.steampowered.com covering some other solutions as well.

Go to Steam > Settings > Downloads tab > Steam library folders. Add the D:\Games folder there and restart Steam. Steam should then be able to find the installed games again.

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