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Hey everyone, I'm new here. (EDIT: Forgot to mention in the topic, this refers to Police Quest 1 from the Police Quest 1+2+3+4 bundle)

Just recently got Police Quest 1+2+3+4 and I was wondering where the save files are for Police Quest 1. I play on multiple computers, so being able to load save files onto an external hard disc or flash drive is somewhat essential for me.

I'll start from the beginning so I can explain what I've attempted already:

-Using a downloaded save file from the internet as reference, I figured out that the save files were a combination of files: PQ1SG.000, PQ1SG.0001, and PQ1SG.DIR
-I copied these files from my desktop to my external hard disc, copied them into the Police Quest 1 directory on my laptop, and my save files showed up fine.
-After playing a bit and making a few new save files on my laptop, I copied the same three files from my laptop over to my desktop, and, after backing them up, overwrote the old files.
-Upon starting up Police Quest 1, I still only had the two save files that were present when I had copied the files the first time. At this point, I had 19 saves on my laptop, yet only two were showing up on my desktop after the file transfer.
-Next, I copied the entire Police Quest folder from my laptop to my desktop. I renamed the already existing Police Quest folder to "Police Quest OLD" before placing the folder copied from my laptop into the Police Quest 1-2-3-4 directory. The issue persisted.

This is really stumping me, and even if savegames cannot be transferred, I'm really curious as to how exactly this works.

Post edited April 11, 2012 by TRONdll
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Found my other saves. For some reason, the game decided to save them to a directory within the AppData folder. I'm kind of confused how that's possible, considering that the AppData folder isn't even mounted in DOSbox when I launch the game through it.

The exact location for me is:
C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\Games\\Police Quest 1-2-3-4\Police Quest 1

Hopefully this will help someone. I have a feeling this might be due to me switching back and forth between launching through the shortcut and launching manually through DOSbox.