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I looked all around and I think the answer is, my saved games are lost, but figure I'd see if I was missing something.

I moved to anew OS and I thought I grabbed all the Saved game folders but guess I didn't because my GTAIV saved games are gone. Sucks, I was about 75% done with the game.

Anything I'm missing, any way or workaround to restore my progress?
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The GTA IV save games need a GfWL account. When transferring, you need to copy both the savegame folder and the xlive folder (which is the gfwl account).

Since you moved to a new OS, you most likely did not copy that xlive folder. Sorry to say, but looks like you will have to start over.

http://www.burnmind.com/games/how-to...iv-saved-games
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happened to me too. get a trainer, use it to where you were with your old game save and then voila! saved you like 7 hours of playing all over again.
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Yea, I figured, just wanted to see if the community had any sneaky ideas.

BAAA.

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Check the folder you backed up, and see if actual save game files are in there. If you have re-created the save folder for your new install, copy the files themselves in there and it may work.
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Or you can try your luck and see if you can find any save files online.
     
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Or you can try your luck and see if you can find any save files online.
This will only work if you have xliveless or something similar.

Save games are linked with GfWL accounts. Xliveless disables GfWL and RGSC and moves the save game folder from the AppData folder in your Users directory to your Documents directory, where the User Music is located.
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u play online?
if not do what TIzmo said download xlifeless and then download a save game and play it ofline with out logging in

i cant play online idk if its the xlifeless e the no dvd crack i have the game but i crack all my games (to lazy to put the disk in)
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Thanks everyone. The other thing that sucks is that I completely forgot what my original GFWL account was. And I can't recover it because I only remember the handle, I don't know what e-mail or anything else. GFWL just sucks, it makes it very annoying that I have to sign in to save a game on my local hard-drive. For GTAIV and Batman and other games.

So I had to create a new account. Guess if I could find the saved games it wouldn't work then since its affiliate with only that account.

Can anyone recommend a good trainer?
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If your looking for a savegame you can find some on this site here.

Tutorial guide:
http://www.gta-expert.it/gta4/backup...savegames.html

Also if you remember which mission you were at you can download it from this site below:
http://www.gtaforums.com/index.php?showtopic=390264
 
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