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Old 08-03-10, 10:49 AM   #1
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Recently all my saved games have been lost. Every Steam game and boxed game. Everything has been reset just like a fresh install. How could this have happened?
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Old 08-03-10, 10:56 AM   #2
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Just the save files? The games are still there?
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Old 08-03-10, 10:56 AM   #3
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Most game saves and whatnot are in your My Documents folder or a subfolder within there. Did your game settings get reset as well, or are the save files the only thing missing?
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Old 08-03-10, 10:58 AM   #4
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Games are still there. The games did get reset, all graphics, user profiles ect.
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Old 08-03-10, 11:02 AM   #5
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Default Re: All my saved games are gone.

Is it possible your system rolled back to a really old restore point somehow? Are you using the same account on the PC as before?
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Old 08-03-10, 11:09 AM   #6
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I have system restore off. Yes, I am using the same account.
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Old 08-03-10, 11:20 AM   #7
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Ok got them all back. I just restored my user files from my backup. Never had to do that before. Wonder what happened. Thanks for your help.
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Old 08-03-10, 11:23 AM   #8
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How odd. Glad you sorted it anyhow
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Backups FTW!
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Default Re: All my saved games are gone.

Glad the nvnews Lost Save Game Emergency Squad could help. NLSGES for short.
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Old 08-03-10, 03:09 PM   #11
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Glad the nvnews Lost Save Game Emergency Squad could help. NLSGES for short.
No kidding, me too. I almost lost hundreds of hours of gaming. Was abbout to throw out my PC and buy an X-Box. Thank got I had a backup. I could have flipped my lid!
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We need more games with Steam Cloud support.
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