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Lost Save Files

#1JRTIGHE141Posted 12/17/2012 11:27:31 AM(edited)
When I started up the game today, it presents me with only the 'New Game' option. However, I've checked my C:/ProgramData/Orbit/46 and 2 files are still there titled 'Save005.sav' and 'saves' which is a configuration file.

Can anyone help? Thank you.

EDIT: I realise this has been asked many times before but as of yet I cannot find a fix. I have searched the board but can't find anything.
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#2franklloyd_10Posted 12/18/2012 2:46:15 AM
i have the same problem and what i did was. (for windows 7)

1. go to run and type in "%programdata%"
2. go to "orbit" folder
3. move "46" folder and paste it on your desktop, we will name this folder URSAVE. now the orbit folder is EMPTY
4. open far cry 3 and start a new game until it can AUTOSAVE.
5. close far cry 3.
6. go again to the "orbit" folder
7. you can see there is a new folder "46". open it.
8. copy the SAVE00*.SAV from URSAVE and put it on the NEW "46" folder.
9. open the SAVE.INI file in the NEW "46" folder and change the number according to your save file.


in my case, my save file was SAVE004.SAV, so i changed the Save006 - Save004

That's it. Try opening Far Cry 3 and the game will load your saved game.

hope this helps
#3StormCat23Posted 12/20/2012 10:54:41 AM
does this work?
#4Daemonfire1Posted 12/20/2012 11:10:01 AM
I tried it and it didn't work for mine
#5franklloyd_10Posted 12/20/2012 11:30:28 AM
if it doesnt work. try restarting your PC.

this method works for me. i have 3 - 4 save game problem while playing and just did the steps. now i finished the game with both endings with my own save files.
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