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Tutorial How to solve corrupt save without backup

How to solve a corrupt save if 2 previous saves aren’t corrupt

  1. Peter912
    Compatible:
    • CitiesXL 2009
    • CitiesXL 2011
    • CitiesXL 2012
    • CitiesXL Platinum
    Ever lost a city due to a corrupt save and you forgot to back it up? That city might still not be lost, as there is one way to try to make it work again - this method saved a city of mine. It is not guaranteed to work as the 2 older saves may also be corrupt. Backing cities up is the only sure way to avoid losing them.

    Instructions:

    1. Allow displaying known file extensions

    2. Go to C:\Users\YourName\AppData\Local\Focus Home Interactive\Cities XL 2012\live\offline\solo\solosaveregionXmapXX\auto

    3.Do this:

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    If it does not work with .old try with .old2

    4. You are done!

    As said before, this method will not work if the previous 2 saves are corrupt as well.
    Myname, Radiant Dawn and kipate like this.

Recent Reviews

  1. pauliaxz
    pauliaxz
    5/5,
    Great tutorial. It helped me now, when suddenly game crashed while saving
  2. kipate
    kipate
    4/5,
    useful indeed!