EVE New Citizens Q&A

 
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Where does the game save settings to?

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Test Alliance Please Ignore
#1 - 2017-03-12 17:25:28 UTC
I just installed a new HD and I reinstalled EVE. I still have access to my old HD and I have found folders in App Data, Program Files, the EVE game folder and none of them moved my windows, chat channels, UI, or overview to the new game. How can I et those back? It is a real PITA to do it all again. Cry

Bah Humbug

#2 - 2017-03-12 17:48:36 UTC
try this: http://wiki.eveuniversity.org/Client_Preferences_and_Settings_Backup or https://forums.eveonline.com/default.aspx?g=posts&t=442006

https://twitter.com/gcAG_EVE

http://eveboard.com/pilot/Eleonora_Crendraven

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#3 - 2017-03-14 11:13:11 UTC
C Drive\users\{user name}\Appdata\local\CCP\EVE\ {link to EVE install dir}

There's settings default and perhaps also a default_1
Assuming the char you want to bring back is the last one you logged in check both folders and sort on date, you're looking for the latest core_user and core_char files. Check which _default folder has the newest 2 files. Copy those 2 files to the new HDD

If it's not the last character then log him in, check the filenames and simply overwrite them with the files from the old HDD
Working Stiffs
#4 - 2017-03-14 19:55:28 UTC  |  Edited by: Tau Cabalander
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