1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. Greetings Guest!!

    In order to combat SPAM on the forums, all users are required to have a minimum of 2 posts before they can submit links in any post or thread.

    Dismiss Notice
  3. Greetings Guest, Having Login Issues? Check this thread!
    Dismiss Notice
  4. Hail Guest!,
    Please take a moment to read this post reminding you all of the importance of Account Security.
    Dismiss Notice

Back After A Couple Years .... Help

Discussion in 'UO Players Corner' started by dereck, Feb 22, 2009.

  1. dereck

    dereck Guest

    About two years ago I had the hard drive UO was installed on crash on me. I did, however, save the account directory with the player shards, my character names and under each name their configuration files (containing macros, etc).

    When I reinstalled UO today and logged on and off I searched and I couldn't find any of the directories.

    The old structure I had was something like:

    Lake Superior
    character #1
    character #2
    character #3
    character #4
    character #5

    Within each character subdirectory were the following files:


    I "WAS" hoping I'd just have to copy some of these files (like the macros) to the new directories and save myself the trouble of having to set up all these macros again on all 5 characters when I did it once and saved them.

    Could anyone explain if this is still possible or if the game I downloaded in October (it took a while to get around to installing obviously) is different than the Age of Shadows version I had on my old hard drive?

  2. sablestorm

    sablestorm Babbling Loonie
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Aug 23, 2008
    Likes Received:
    Your old macro files should still work, but I think a change was patched to the clients recently that relocated this info. Try looking in My Documents under the EA Games folder. See if you can find the info there. You should be able to copy your macro files into these folders.

  3. dereck

    dereck Guest


    There is a directory there with the character I logged in as. About the only difference I can see in the macro file is that it's now called macros2d.txt and the one I have saved from 2003 is just macros.txt.