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Audric Lacroix

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Unable to create a new character.
« on: November 14, 2018, 09:38:44 PM »
I cannot appear to create a new character since I switched laptops.  I have verified that my game installation and documents folders have full access permissions, but every attempt I make at creating a new character is met with 'an error has occured while attempting to generate a new character file', rendering the character not created and it is driving me batty.  I turn to you, oh technical overlords, and ask for your aid.


zDark Shadowz

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Re: Unable to create a new character.
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2018, 09:43:09 PM »
Do you have full access to your directories? Sounds like a Read/Write problem.

If it's not that, I had something similar happen to my sisters' game that I will need to find my report for from the EFU forums.
« Last Edit: November 14, 2018, 09:51:57 PM by zDark Shadowz »
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Audric Lacroix

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Re: Unable to create a new character.
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2018, 09:47:19 PM »
I tried to make a new character from a test account, and instead of generating an error, it simply said 'no you' and switched back to a blank character list.

Audric Lacroix

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Re: Unable to create a new character.
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2018, 09:51:11 PM »
Alright- I resolved the issue by setting steam to run permanently in administrator mode. If you attempt to change the R/W properties of NWN folders on your own, steam will reconvert them to read only automatically. 

zDark Shadowz

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Re: Unable to create a new character.
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2018, 09:52:50 PM »
https://www.efupw.com/forums/index.php?topic=688422.0

Last post on this one was what was relevant for my sister if this helps future people with similar problems.
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