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I've already played for a couple of hours today and saved in maybe about 20 different slots without any problems.

Now I've started again from a save game at the end of the sewers, where you may change your character a final time. Suddenly saving does not work anymore, except autosave and quicksave via F5 that do work still.

When I attempt to save the game it says "save successful" but it doesn't create a save file. I have 28 saves now, had 29. I tried overwriting game 29, it said "save successful" but instead it deleted game 29 and the game was not saved.

As I said it worked earlier this day and the autosave and quicksave functions work properly, like always. Only creating a new file via selecting "save" in the menu does not work.

Any ideas what the issue might be?

Thanks.
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Mods? What mods are you running.

If none - I would go to Documents\My Games\Oblivion\Saves and move all of the old saves out of the folder into a backup somewhere. Then try it. I had all kinds of problems when starting a new game, mostly related to the Kvatch rebuilt mod, I turned that mod off, but did not want to go without a good Kvatch. So I did the move saves and it worked for me.
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Originally Posted by cook;13712712 
Mods? What mods are you running.

If none - I would go to Documents\My Games\Oblivion\Saves and move all of the old saves out of the folder into a backup somewhere. Then try it. I had all kinds of problems when starting a new game, mostly related to the Kvatch rebuilt mod, I turned that mod off, but did not want to go without a good Kvatch. So I did the move saves and it worked for me.

Yes, I run a couple of mods but as I said I had no problems earlier and I have not installed any new mods today.

I have moved all the save files to a different folder, except the quick and autosaves because I must somehow load my game. Didn't work, I still can not save.
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Maybe try running the game as administrator. Right click on the icon and select that when you start it, see if that helps, I had the same problem with Just Cause 2 and that solved it...
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Originally Posted by 12Honk34;13712623 
I've already played for a couple of hours today and saved in maybe about 20 different slots without any problems.

Now I've started again from a save game at the end of the sewers, where you may change your character a final time. Suddenly saving does not work anymore, except autosave and quicksave via F5 that do work still.

When I attempt to save the game it says "save successful" but it doesn't create a save file. I have 28 saves now, had 29. I tried overwriting game 29, it said "save successful" but instead it deleted game 29 and the game was not saved.

As I said it worked earlier this day and the autosave and quicksave functions work properly, like always. Only creating a new file via selecting "save" in the menu does not work.

Any ideas what the issue might be?

Thanks.

20 different saves to sever where You can choose Your character or accept Your earlier choice? OMG.... isn't that too much? o.O
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Originally Posted by Alphonze;13712978 
Maybe try running the game as administrator. Right click on the icon and select that when you start it, see if that helps, I had the same problem with Just Cause 2 and that solved it...

Thanks, but didn't work though.

@sp4wners

Sorry, I honestly have no clue what you mean.
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