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Reton8
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I'm use Chrome sometimes to play the flash games, but I notice that Chrome no longer stores the .sol files in the same location Firefox does (if Chrome is even storing them at all). Where/how does Chrome handle the .sol files, I want to know so I can back up my local flash gaming saves when I play in Chrome.

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Salvidian
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I found this.

A few months ago a Chrome update caused Chrome to stop saving .sol files at all. Try updating your Chrome if the link doesn't do anything.

Reton8
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So if I'm in Chrome there is no .sol file at all?

That seems like what happened. I the link took me to a site with a bunch of removed photobucket pictures and a navigation to the .sol files (or where they usually are). Was that the proper site?

How does Chrome remember my data?

fantasy4life
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I think it stores it in the cache if I'm not mistaken. Don't hold my word on that one, not a chrome user.

Reton8
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I think it stores it in the cache if I'm not mistaken. Don't hold my word on that one, not a chrome user.


Thanks, I never considered that. To my inexperienced ear that sounds right.
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While it does depend on the browser, you can usually find .sol files in shared objects in flash player.
To get there go to run, or click windows key + R, and copy&paste this path directory;
C:\\Users\\USERNAME\\AppData\\Roaming\\Macromedia\\Flash Player\\#SharedObjects
From there you can find every save file you locally stored on your computer.

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For some unknown reason my path directory decided to put two slashes instead of one -.-'

simple fix, instead of all the double slashes put only one and your username in there and it should lead you to victory.

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C:\\\\Users\\\\USERNAME\\\\AppData\\\\Roaming\\\\Macromedia\\\\Flash Player\\\\#SharedObjects


This is the thing, I played battle for darkness in Firefox at around 2 pm. Later, I played the game in chrome at around 6 pm. I then navigated to the .sol file and noticed that it was last modified at 2:03pm. There was only one .sol file. TO me this indicates that Firefox saves the .sol files locally in that specific location while Chrome does something different.
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Chrome uses a different storage folder...
(Just replace UserName by ur Username)

C:\\Users\\UserName\\AppData\\Local\\Google\\Chrome\\User Data\\Default\\Pepper Data\\Shockwave Flash\\WritableRoot\\#SharedObjects

Cheers!!!

nilu4ag
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Again.. For unknown reasons, Two Slashes displayed -.- use only 1

Reton8
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Lol, I didn't think this would get answered, but that is the location for .sol files in chrome. Nice, thanks : ] .

megacharizardxBlitz
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i'v got this problem for some reason i don't have an appdata folder
any help?

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