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[SOLVED]problem with writing and accessing files on the edito
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citymel Offline
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Exclamation [SOLVED]problem with writing and accessing files on the edito

Hello guys

i have a problem when i want to make my own custom story
i cant edit or make new files in the amnesia install folder
is it has to do with the folder permissions? or other account setttings.

thanks citymel
(This post was last modified: 09-17-2014 05:00 PM by citymel.)
09-16-2014 06:35 PM
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RE: problem with writing and accessing files on the edito

It's likely installed within your Program Files (if on Windows). What OS are you on? I think Vista has some UAC (User Account Control) issues. Make sure you have administrator privileges and that the files aren't set to "Read-only" but rather "Read & Write." I think you can do this on the file's / folder's Properties.

09-16-2014 06:46 PM
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citymel Offline
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RE: problem with writing and accessing files on the edito

i have win 8.1 already checked the read only thing but wont change to unchecked
09-16-2014 06:55 PM
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RE: problem with writing and accessing files on the edito

Do you have sufficient access to make it not read only? Are you an administrator?

09-16-2014 10:43 PM
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RE: problem with writing and accessing files on the edito

(09-16-2014 10:43 PM)Mudbill Wrote:  Do you have sufficient access to make it not read only? Are you an administrator?

yes only account on the pc
09-17-2014 06:06 AM
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RE: problem with writing and accessing files on the edito

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windo...c982b1cdd1

Try to see if this will help.

09-17-2014 07:04 AM
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RE: problem with writing and accessing files on the edito

Have a look at this as well:
https://www.frictionalgames.com/forum/th...#pid275735

I can't really help much more beyond that however. What I can say though is if you save anything in the folder from a folder and it does not appear there, it can be found in the VirtualStore folder.

C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Local\VirtualStore

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09-17-2014 08:57 AM
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citymel Offline
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RE: problem with writing and accessing files on the edito

(09-17-2014 08:57 AM)Romulator Wrote:  Have a look at this as well:
https://www.frictionalgames.com/forum/th...#pid275735

I can't really help much more beyond that however. What I can say though is if you save anything in the folder from a folder and it does not appear there, it can be found in the VirtualStore folder.

C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Local\VirtualStore

i will see if it work but i mean make txt files and cfg files in the custom story folder for my own story

(09-17-2014 07:04 AM)Mudbill Wrote:  http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windo...c982b1cdd1

Try to see if this will help.

(09-17-2014 08:57 AM)Romulator Wrote:  Have a look at this as well:
https://www.frictionalgames.com/forum/th...#pid275735

I can't really help much more beyond that however. What I can say though is if you save anything in the folder from a folder and it does not appear there, it can be found in the VirtualStore folder.

C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Local\VirtualStore

oke just fix it by giving permission to all the users on the computer admins, admin and my username[melvin] and uncheck read only on the custom_stories folder thanks for the help guys
(This post was last modified: 09-17-2014 04:59 PM by citymel.)
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