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Interstate 76 savegame.dir backup Help!

Hello,
I made a mistake and it is driving me crazy!
I uninstalled Interstate76 in order to patch it for the D3D thang, saving  all of my SAVE###.CMP files to
another temp directory. What they forgot to tell me was that I also needed to save my SAVEGAME.DIR
as well. Like a bonehead I deleted the old files, and now I can't load my old bookmarks.
I believe that the only thing missing now is the proper Savegame.dir, which contains markers telling the program what is saved...On a NG I posted for help and your company responded. Somebody who has I76 and has saved several games may be able to send me a copy of theirs and I could get an idea of how my savegame.dir is supposed to look.
The problem is that I was almost finished, on level 16 or so, and I'd hate to have to play the whole game over.

Any help or advice would be appreciated.

Raevyn
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johnt082197Commented:
You probably can get it back through undelete. I assume it's a DOS based game. go to the directory it was in and type: "undelete savegame.dir" If it finds the file, it will ask you for the first letter. Type "s" and you got it.
If that doesn't work, try to start a new game and same a game. That file will be re created and you'll be able to see how it looks like.

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raevynAuthor Commented:
Thanks John,
Thanks for your prompt help. Unfortunately, I've tried those two things already and no dice...
The new savegame.dir for a brand new game only lists those that you have saved (of course) and there is no way to import outside files. I was hoping that if I could see a file that was full of saved games, it might give me a clue.
It was too far gone for Undelete to help, but thanks for the suggestion..

Raevyn
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johnt082197Commented:
Here's my Email address. I don't have the game, so I can't promise anything, but send me the saved games and a savegame.dir file

johnt@mail.club-internet.fr
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