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I installed a skin for Alyx on HL2 and can't find where to take it off. Anyone know how i can take it off? I thought it was in the remove programs in control panel but it ain't.
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Originally Posted by gabe1231
I installed a skin for Alyx on HL2 and can't find where to take it off. Anyone know how i can take it off? I thought it was in the remove programs in control panel but it ain't.
You didn't back up the orginal? uh oh. You'll need to reinstall if you didn't back up.
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That high res skin is very preeetty.

Check planet half life, get the link to the developer and see if they have uninstall instructions.

Wait... I remember... brb with the instructions

Here they are: Delete the "materials" folder from c:\\program files\\valve\\steam\\steamapps\\your user name\\half-life 2\\hl2\\

When you reload HL2, Steam will restore the original materials folder.
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What's the skin?
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High definition Alyx Vance face, new clothing (I think she's wearing a suit just like Gordon).
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no, it's some chik in a wet bikini, i did what slow'puter said and instead of having a skin she was a bright pink and black checkerboard.
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Just delete the skin file.
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post #8 of 9
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no, it's some chik in a wet bikini, i did what slow'puter said and instead of having a skin she was a bright pink and black checkerboard.
Oh! You have the "other" skin.

Were you using the Gary's Mod? Then restore the materials folder from your recycle bin and delete only the folders Model, Metal and Tile.

And the game should be grabbing the textures from the cfg repository.
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too late, i gotta reinstall, my saved games will still be there when i reinstall right?
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