Save file missing (no saving or keeping settings)

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Save file missing (no saving or keeping settings)

Post by Alucardos » Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:05 pm

Having the steam version here.

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Re: Save file missing (no saving or keeping settings)

Post by VPaulus » Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:17 am

Please try the following steps:

Step 1: Run the game as Administrator

- Right-click the game in your Steam Library.
- Go to Properties, then to the Local Files tab.
- Click Browse Local Files.
- Locate the game executable (the application file).
- Right-click it and go to Properties.
- Click the Compatibility tab.
- Check the "Run this program as an administrator" box.
- Click Apply. Having done this, restart Steam and try launching the game again.


Step 2: Run Steam as Administrator

- Navigate your Steam installation file (By default, it is C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam).
- Right-click the Steam executable.
- Follow the above steps to set it to Run as Administrator.
- Restart Steam.

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Re: Save file missing (no saving or keeping settings)

Post by Alucardos » Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:22 pm

VPaulus wrote:Please try the following steps:

Step 1: Run the game as Administrator

- Right-click the game in your Steam Library.
- Go to Properties, then to the Local Files tab.
- Click Browse Local Files.
- Locate the game executable (the application file).
- Right-click it and go to Properties.
- Click the Compatibility tab.
- Check the "Run this program as an administrator" box.
- Click Apply. Having done this, restart Steam and try launching the game again.


Step 2: Run Steam as Administrator

- Navigate your Steam installation file (By default, it is C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam).
- Right-click the Steam executable.
- Follow the above steps to set it to Run as Administrator.
- Restart Steam.

i did exactly as i was told but the problem still remains. I also reinstalled the game but nothing. I also tried to save a custom map and there was an error message telling me that it cannot be saved.

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Re: Save file missing (no saving or keeping settings)

Post by VPaulus » Thu Apr 06, 2017 2:02 pm

As you are running now as administrator, delete the folder named "SANCTUS" in your Windows documents folder:
...\Documents\My Games\SANCTUS

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Re: Save file missing (no saving or keeping settings)

Post by Alucardos » Thu Apr 06, 2017 2:09 pm

VPaulus wrote:As you are running now as administrator, delete the folder named "SANCTUS" in your Windows documents folder:
...\Documents\My Games\SANCTUS
But there isn't any SANCTUS folder. It doesn't created.

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Re: Save file missing (no saving or keeping settings)

Post by pipfromslitherine » Thu Apr 06, 2017 3:50 pm

It sounds like your My Games folder is protected. You may need to delete it (if that is practical) and re-create. Otherwise you could try and change the permissions to allow the game to write to it. I am not sure how the folder could have gotten its permissions changed though.

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Re: Save file missing (no saving or keeping settings)

Post by Alucardos » Thu Apr 06, 2017 6:07 pm

pipfromslitherine wrote:It sounds like your My Games folder is protected. You may need to delete it (if that is practical) and re-create. Otherwise you could try and change the permissions to allow the game to write to it. I am not sure how the folder could have gotten its permissions changed though.

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But i have quite a bunch of games written in there. Why specifically in this one?

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Re: Save file missing (no saving or keeping settings)

Post by VPaulus » Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:29 pm

Alucardos wrote:
But i have quite a bunch of games written in there. Why specifically in this one?
Well that we can't tell, but it's some thing related with your system, otherwise most of the other players would be experiencing this.
Instead of deleting just rename "My Games" folder as "_My Games". Later you can copy the other games folders to the new folder which will be created as soon as your run the game.

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