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Old 04-09-2008, 10:15 AM   #1
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ok, i just bought vista home premium with a fresh install of vista (backup of old windows) and now all programs need to be reinstalled to work (not from old XP) and to make matters worse I have had over 95+ hours in oblivion and its all gone!!!!!) is there any way to get my old files (saves) back otherise im going to die, someone please tell me there is a way to get these back. I tried taking the lsfolde and putting it in the new install of oblivion and i got nothing.
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Old 04-09-2008, 11:06 AM   #2
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You are probably stuck, and that really sucks for you.

All I can say is that anytime you do something like install a new os and such, you should back up all the files you want to save, just in case something like that happens.
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I was shocked.... but..
I called MS with a SSE problem. They were very helpful and charged me NOTHING. Then they kept contacting me to see if my Vista problems were fixed. I also could not load word2007, another story. darroll
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Old 04-09-2008, 03:38 PM   #4
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If you already re-installed it then they are permanently gone unless you check all the user files on your computer.
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You said you did a backup, did you backup the "My Docuemnts" folder? That's where oblivion saves it's stuff.
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if u go into the install folder in every game theres a save folder
just copy and past that into the new installation folder
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If you do a backup, look for a folder in your C:\ directory called Windows.old

Thats where your old files should be if I'm not mistaken. It was there when I did an update at one point. Probably the same for a clean install +backup.
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Yea I have programs uninstalled off of my computer and still saved in my documents.
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If you do a backup, look for a folder in your C:\ directory called Windows.old

Thats where your old files should be if I'm not mistaken. It was there when I did an update at one point. Probably the same for a clean install +backup.
yes they should be there
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You said you did a backup, did you backup the "My Docuemnts" folder? That's where oblivion saves it's stuff.
not a full backup, what vista does when you upgrade.....
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You said you did a backup, did you backup the "My Docuemnts" folder? That's where oblivion saves it's stuff.
what is the file extension for the save files.
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ace dont worry about a thing. if you have formatted your pc more then 8 times then your not gonner get everything backm, but here, HARDDRIVE RECOVERY programs on the web, download full version and gogogogogogogo get your files back.

btw can take upto a few hous to get them all back.
i think your saying u formatted pc and you lost everything?
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i don't know wat oblivion is so i just tried giving as much help as i could
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ace dont worry about a thing. if you have formatted your pc more then 8 times then your not gonner get everything backm, but here, HARDDRIVE RECOVERY programs on the web, download full version and gogogogogogogo get your files back.

btw can take upto a few hous to get them all back.
i think your saying u formatted pc and you lost everything?
this is what happened(sorry i was unclear): was i upgraded to vista, i know that i told it to save all old files
to windows folder called old.windows i go to the load.save folder and transfer the save files to my new install of oblivion ( a video game) and it doesm't read them, so i was asking what the file extension was .bat maybe? thanks for any help guys.
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I think you need the whole save folder,not just the files.
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