Steam Force Save (TWEAK)(NO HACKS/MODS)(FORCE SAVE FIX FOR STEAM USERS!!)

Davo's Released Mods, and Some Unreleased. These are made for Galactic Adventures with patch 5.1, but some of them may still work on Core Spore. No harm can come from trying.
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Re: Force Save NO HACKS/MODS. FORCE SAVE FIX FOR STEAM USERS!!

Unread post #101 by jnevels89 » Wed Dec 30, 2015 8:20 pm

Hello,

Great advice and again thank you for taking the time to make the DI mod. I am having a problem to where I cant save the two new scripts in the Configuration Manager or the Properties txt files. It tells me to find another location because there is not enough space. I dont really understand that, when I hover over the Spore EP1 icon it says 0 bytes of 2GB is available. Do you know how to fix that? I'm asking because I'm still not able to save DI creatures.



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Unread post #102 by rob55rod » Wed Dec 30, 2015 8:38 pm

jnevels89 wrote:Hello,

Great advice and again thank you for taking the time to make the DI mod. I am having a problem to where I cant save the two new scripts in the Configuration Manager or the Properties txt files. It tells me to find another location because there is not enough space. I dont really understand that, when I hover over the Spore EP1 icon it says 0 bytes of 2GB is available. Do you know how to fix that? I'm asking because I'm still not able to save DI creatures.

Save the modified txt files to your My Documents folder, then move them to their original locations. But backup the original files first!!

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Unread post #103 by jnevels89 » Mon Jan 04, 2016 6:29 pm

rob55rod wrote:
jnevels89 wrote:Hello,

Great advice and again thank you for taking the time to make the DI mod. I am having a problem to where I cant save the two new scripts in the Configuration Manager or the Properties txt files. It tells me to find another location because there is not enough space. I dont really understand that, when I hover over the Spore EP1 icon it says 0 bytes of 2GB is available. Do you know how to fix that? I'm asking because I'm still not able to save DI creatures.

Save the modified txt files to your My Documents folder, then move them to their original locations. But backup the original files first!!



I appreciate the quick feedback however I am not able to delete the original .txt files and I feel like I'm going in circles. Can you explain how to delete .txt files then? This is whats preventing me from adding the ones with the added codes.

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Unread post #104 by rob55rod » Mon Jan 04, 2016 6:44 pm

jnevels89 wrote:
rob55rod wrote:
jnevels89 wrote:Hello,

Great advice and again thank you for taking the time to make the DI mod. I am having a problem to where I cant save the two new scripts in the Configuration Manager or the Properties txt files. It tells me to find another location because there is not enough space. I dont really understand that, when I hover over the Spore EP1 icon it says 0 bytes of 2GB is available. Do you know how to fix that? I'm asking because I'm still not able to save DI creatures.

Save the modified txt files to your My Documents folder, then move them to their original locations. But backup the original files first!!



I appreciate the quick feedback however I am not able to delete the original .txt files and I feel like I'm going in circles. Can you explain how to delete .txt files then? This is whats preventing me from adding the ones with the added codes.

Are you logged in as an administrator? You need administrator privileges to delete, add, or modify files in that folder.

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Unread post #105 by jnevels89 » Mon Jan 04, 2016 6:54 pm

rob55rod wrote:
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rob55rod wrote:Save the modified txt files to your My Documents folder, then move them to their original locations. But backup the original files first!!



I appreciate the quick feedback however I am not able to delete the original .txt files and I feel like I'm going in circles. Can you explain how to delete .txt files then? This is whats preventing me from adding the ones with the added codes.

Are you logged in as an administrator? You need administrator privileges to delete, add, or modify files in that folder.


yes I assume so because I'm the only user of this computer and it says the account is "administrator". Am I supposed to be running the command prompt? Here's what's weird. I have a version of Spore that I purchased from Origin and can delete those .txt files but I have a separate version of Galactic Heroes and cannot delete those files whatsoever. Does having that info help you asses as to what the problem may be?

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Unread post #106 by jnevels89 » Mon Jan 04, 2016 6:59 pm

i did run the command prompt and activated the hidden administrator but it's still not letting me delete it.

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Unread post #107 by rob55rod » Mon Jan 04, 2016 7:03 pm

jnevels89 wrote:i did run the command prompt and activated the hidden administrator but it's still not letting me delete it.

Rename it instead?

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Unread post #108 by jnevels89 » Mon Jan 04, 2016 7:17 pm

Never mind I just give up. If I could rename the files I wouldn't be having this problem in the first place. When I try to save the changes I made to the .txt files it says that it cant be saved here and to save them somewhere else. SO I saved them in another folder but cant delete the originals although I have administrative privileges. I attached pictures if that helps
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Unread post #109 by rob55rod » Mon Jan 04, 2016 7:54 pm

jnevels89 wrote:Never mind I just give up. If I could rename the files I wouldn't be having this problem in the first place. When I try to save the changes I made to the .txt files it says that it cant be saved here and to save them somewhere else. SO I saved them in another folder but cant delete the originals although I have administrative privileges. I attached pictures if that helps

WHY ARE YOU TRYING TO MODIFY THE FILES ON THE DISK???

That would explain it. You're supposed to modify the versions on your hard drive :lol:

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Unread post #110 by jnevels89 » Mon Jan 04, 2016 8:06 pm

I don't quite understand? What am I doing wrong then? I have 3 pathways and tried modifying them all. 1) Windows/Program files(x86)/Origin Games/ Spore/Data /Config , 2) Windows/Program files(x86)/ Electronic Arts/ SPORE-EP 1/Data/Config , 3)DVD Drive(D:) SPORE_EP1/Spore/ Data/ Config

None of these methods fixes the no save problem.

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Unread post #111 by rob55rod » Mon Jan 04, 2016 8:23 pm

jnevels89 wrote:
I don't quite understand? What am I doing wrong then? I have 3 pathways and tried modifying them all. 1) Windows/Program files(x86)/Origin Games/ Spore/Data /Config , 2) Windows/Program files(x86)/ Electronic Arts/ SPORE-EP 1/Data/Config , 3)DVD Drive(D:) SPORE_EP1/Spore/ Data/ Config

None of these methods fixes the no save problem.

Wait, what version of Spore are you using? Disk?

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Unread post #112 by jnevels89 » Mon Jan 04, 2016 8:45 pm

I have just regular version of Spore through Origin/EA but got the "free" versions of Galactic Heroes and the Creepy Cute Parts pack. No disc direct download

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Unread post #113 by rob55rod » Mon Jan 04, 2016 8:50 pm

jnevels89 wrote:I have just regular version of Spore through Origin/EA but got the "free" versions of Galactic Heroes and the Creepy Cute Parts pack. No disc direct download

Oh. In that case, you should probably be looking in

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C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Spore Galactic Adventures\Data\Config
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Unread post #114 by jnevels89 » Mon Jan 04, 2016 8:54 pm

I didnt buy Galactic Adventures through EA though and I think that may be the problem. I manually installed it years later from a different source. Maybe I cant edit .txt files on cracked software.

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Unread post #115 by rob55rod » Mon Jan 04, 2016 8:57 pm

jnevels89 wrote:I didnt buy Galactic Adventures through EA though and I think that may be the problem. I manually installed it years later from a different source. Maybe I cant edit .txt files on cracked software.

Yeah, that would probably do it. Some cracks are just...like that. I suggest you try the Force Save mod, instead of this tweak. It might still work. If not, perhaps you should consider paying $40 or whatever it is now to actually buy the DLCs on Origin .______.

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Unread post #116 by Weiniebut » Sun Jan 10, 2016 11:54 am

OMG THANKS SO MUCH!!!!!

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Unread post #117 by Kyuuna » Thu Jan 21, 2016 6:48 pm

er I hope I'm not necroposting but I tried this fix and it still tells me I can't save the mod parts on a critter the force save mod didn't help either

Edit: I am running Spore on Steam without Galactic Adventures but I have the C+C parts pack

Edit 2: I WOULD buy GA off steam if I had the money for it but I do not...

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Unread post #118 by SporeTopia1337 » Sat Jul 02, 2016 1:58 pm

Yes, it worked for me (did it a year ago), and it was super useful. Just a quick side note, your dir. is for the origin version. The steam version is
32 bit system C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Spore\DataEP1\Config
64 bit system C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Spore\DataEP1\Config
Hope that helps for confused people. :ga:
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Unread post #119 by Chox456 » Tue Jul 05, 2016 10:16 pm

How can I allow my non-steam spore to save modded creations? :cry: :di:

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Unread post #120 by Chox456 » Tue Jul 05, 2016 10:19 pm

How can i save modded creations in a non steam spore? Force save is not working


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