Uninstalling AC then reinstalling...

tjc

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Hi guys...

Ok, long story as short as possible.

I`ve been away from AC and sim racing in general for quite some time. Getting back into it now.

Having been playing AC for a few days I realise I don`t really have a clue what files as well as other stuff like possible sounds/apps/misc I have installed in there so basically I`m wondering if it`s possible to just uninstall AC through Steam and then reinstall and start from scratch with a clean AC install this time taking note(s) of everything I install...

I know games can be uninstalled/reinstalled through Steam but I`m wondering about all the packs I`ve purchased... will they still "be there" to reinstall without having to buy them again? I think they will be but just want to check.

This might sound like a drastic measure to some but it`s the way I`d like to do it. Then I`ll know it`s a clean install and I can basically just start again.

I`d appreciate some info/tips/thoughts on this.

Cheers. :)
 
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If by 'packs' you mean dlc then yeah I'm confident they will be available for reinstall just as all your games are is you install steam on a new machine. Other mods will depend on the supplier but if you have email receipts as proof of purchase then I would have thought that obtaining the mods again if you no longer have the original downloaded files shouldn't be an issue.( Assuming the supplier still exists)
 
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CreamyCornCob

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Just go to AC/cars folder, and back it up, re-install AC then stick the cars folder back in over the new cars folder.
 
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You can use a method like JSGME or similar to install third-party content without overwriting files, keeping them all neatly in one folder that won't interfere with the permanent files. You may also delete folders where you know you installed content, open Steam, right-click on Assetto Corsa, and chose to Check Integrity.
 
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tjc

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Thanks for the info GPL. Much appreciated. I`m just getting back to grips with all things AC. I`ve done the fresh install of AC and now also have a "clean" backup of it so don`t mind trying things out. Yes, I`ll be using JSGME from now on for sure as I like to have everything as neat as possible.

Cheers. :)
 

tjc

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Btw... long time GPL man here too. My very first race sim and still love it. :)