Fallout 1 Won´t save game

Discussion in 'Fallout RPG Gameplay & Tech' started by Mirek, Jun 19, 2015.

  1. Mirek

    Mirek First time out of the vault

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    Jun 19, 2015
    Hi
    Win7 64bit here.
    I get error message wich says unable to save game.
    I have fallout installed along with Falout 2 and Fallout Tactics on Disc D. So no programfiles issue there. And it is first instalation of those three on this computer, so no old registry issue. I even tried to uninstal all Fallout and install Fallout 1 only. it didnt help.
    I have Fallout Fixt 7.1 installed and it works. (except it didnt fix the issue with saves)
     
  2. Yamu

    Yamu Le Fromage Vieux oTO Moderator Orderite

    Jul 26, 2003
    Hmm. I used to run F1 on a 64 bit 7 machine without issue. I even installed it straight to Program Files on c://.

    I'm not very well-versed on the tech side of things, but you might try just installing it like I did, in the stupid way that everyone tells you not to.

    Out of curiosity, were Fallout 2 and Tactics having the same issue?
     
  3. Mirek

    Mirek First time out of the vault

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    Jun 19, 2015
    Hey
    I only played Fallout 1 in this instalation i uninstaled the other ones without triing toplay them, so i dont know if they had the same issue.
     
  4. valcik

    valcik So Old I'm Losing Radiation Signs

    Dec 20, 2008
    Just shooting from the hip here:
    1. Make sure you're using HUMONGOUS installation. Some modifications altering master.dat file cannot save if your master.dat is located on CD/DVD due to minimal installation.
    2. Antivirus can prevent some programs to write on disk, try turning it off temporarily if you're using some.
     
  5. Mirek

    Mirek First time out of the vault

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    Jun 19, 2015
    I have master.dat inside the game folder. not on CD.
    Já mám Master.dat ve složce s hrou ne na disku.
     
  6. Sduibek

    Sduibek Creator of Fallout Fixt Moderator Modder

    Oct 27, 2010
    Strange. Were you able to figure this out?

    Other things to try: Disable UAC, disable anti-virus, play on an Administrator user account, make sure nothing else is monitoring the folder - like Dropbox or GitHub, or any other programs that constantly monitors files, make sure none of the required folders are set to Read-Only. (Fallout/DATA, Fallout/DATA/SAVEGAME), and for the sake of troubleshooting trying disabling f1_res and ddraw.dll one at a time to see if that helps.
     
  7. Mirek

    Mirek First time out of the vault

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    Jun 19, 2015
    Didint solved it yet. Ill try those tips thanks.

    Ok i set all the files in my fallout folder to writable, and it works now If i run the game as admin. Thanks man.
     
    Last edited: Jun 28, 2015
  8. Sduibek

    Sduibek Creator of Fallout Fixt Moderator Modder

    Oct 27, 2010
    Sweet, good news! :) If you have a hunch which files specifically caused the issue, please let me know.

    Otherwise I'll just add "remove Read-Only flag from files" as a setp in the troubleshooting guide. Thank you
     
  9. Mirek

    Mirek First time out of the vault

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    Jun 19, 2015
    No idea i just set entire Fallout Folder and all subfolders to writable. Also i have to run the game as administrator.
     
  10. Sduibek

    Sduibek Creator of Fallout Fixt Moderator Modder

    Oct 27, 2010
    Thanks!