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GTA Johnathan
post Sep 30 2009, 09:36 AM
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Hey guys,

I'm needing to find the location of my saved gta. I need to put it on my usb and recover my computer so I can just pop the save file back in and continue playing.

Questions:

* Where can I find my saved game file?
* Can I put it on a usb for when I reinstall my computer and put it back in.
* Where would I put it, when everything is done?

I appreciate you taking your time to read this.

I'm using Windows Vista.


Edit to add: I'm in the user files and I see the following files: gta_sa.set (3kb) GTASAsf1.b (198kb) and reply.rep (782kb) -- are these the save files, if so, why is the file size soo small? I'm on level .. unsure, but the title is Body Harvest.

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post Sep 30 2009, 10:33 AM
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Dunno for Vista. On XP it's in My Documents/GTA San Andreas User Files and then there's GTASAsfx.b the x corresponds to the number the game file is in the save/load game screen list. So whatever that translates to in Vista.

Yeah it's just the .b you need I think, although copying that folder may be a better idea. The size is so small because it's probably just some sort of text file telling the game what you've done and hwat you look like, nothing too complex.
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post Sep 30 2009, 06:39 PM
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It would depend on the memory space on your USB if you want to save games on there.


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post Oct 1 2009, 05:35 AM
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On Vista, like on XP, it's in the My Documents folder.


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post Oct 19 2009, 03:43 AM
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If you still have trouble finding it.

Search for *.b (asterick dot bee)

I, also, copy game save files to a different file location and restore them when I want to do a specific mission again with no problems...


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