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I lost my save after change windows

Discussion in 'F1 2011 - The Game' started by KIMOFIFA, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. Hii was play 12 circuts then i change my windows xp 32 bitand i keep my saving away from drive c then when i install new windows and put my save in my documents the game cannot resume the game after curcuit 12 cannot resume autosave and want new auosave how can i resume my old save ?sorry for very bad englishkimofifa from egypt
     
  2. James Chant

    James Chant
    Premium Member

    I believe you must start a new career with your re-install before overwriting the files with your backed up save game.

    I read this somewhere in a thread recently, but can't find it.
     
  3. true, 1st start the game without your backups, do whatever u have to do in game, then exit, and replace the saved folders that where created with your backups
     
  4. Correct, except dont replace the folders - replace the files. (eg put the old 'backup' files, into the corresponding newly created folders.
     
  5. It's GFWL fault. Your save games are linked to your GFW profile, so when doing a backup, you need also to backup your GFW profile:

    {system drive}:\Users\{your user name}\AppData\Local\Microsoft\XLive

    and to be sure:

    {system drive}:\Users\{your user name}\AppData\Local\Microsoft\GFWLive

    and - of course - game saves from My Documents folder.

    But there is no quarantee that this GFW crap will kick in as you want it after reinstall...