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Can't create a character directory

Discussion in 'UO Resources' started by Lindae, Apr 24, 2011.

  1. Lindae

    Lindae Guest

    (please ignore me posting this on my RP account)

    I recently re-installed UO off a CD, but I have been having some problems.

    Whenever I log off, I get a fatal error. It says:

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    "Could not create directory: C:\Program Files\Ultima Online 9th Anniversary Collection\C:\Users\user\Documents\EA Games\Ultima Online Legacy\User Data/siyeng0/Baja/Lindae"

    (where siyeng0 is the account name, Baja is the shard, and Lindae is the character, obviously - it does this on every character; and I am not worried about people knowing my account name, btw, my password is pretty strong)

    It also won't let me edit my macros, use the circle of invisibility, select a new font colour, or change the character settings in any way, presumably because of this problem (I get a fatal error and the game crashes).

    Does anybody know what's going on here? I backed up my UO onto a CD a few years back because I was moving somewhere with very, very limited downloads, so I couldn't re-download it from ML up (which comes out at about 4-5 gigs after patching.) So re-downloading is not an option, and re-installing hasn't worked.

    If anyone can offer a suggestion, I would be very grateful.
     
  2. Gilmour

    Gilmour Certifiable
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    what windows?

    if win7 or vista try running as admin.
     
  3. Bazer

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    pretty mutch it sounds like "C:\Program Files\Ultima Online 9th Anniversary Collection\C:\Users\user\Documents\EA Games\Ultima Online Legacy\User Data/xxxx/Baja/xxxx" is tring to use 2 c:\ paths somehow and causing this error
     
  4. Hi, I just stumbled across post while googling the same issue. I fixed the problem myself. For some reason when i re-installed it created some of the directories as hidden files. All you have to do un-hide them, but especially the files where your characters individual info and macros are kept. Solved the problem for me.
     
  5. RawHeadRex

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    forward and backslashes ?
     
  6. Larisa

    Larisa Reporting Manager
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    Necro!

    How did this issue get solved? Unhide them? How do I do that?

    I'm having this EXACT same issue and I can't fix it.