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How To Back-up Your "SimCity 4" Cities

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Hard drive crashes and accidental deletion are common reasons for losing our precious saved games. Crashes always strike when you finally reach your goal. Just our luck, eh? We aren't helpless. We can back-up our cities in "SimCity 4," and save ourselves some heartache.
Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: Varies

Here's How:

  1. Choose your back-up method, whether it be another hard drive in your computer or network, online storage, or a CD.
  2. Open Windows Explorer.
  3. Open My Documents.
  4. Browse to: \SimCity 4\Regions\ [C:\Documents and Settings\USERNAME\My Documents\SimCity 4\Regions\ is full folder path with Username being your Windows account name]
  5. The folder names will be the title of your region. Copy the regions you want to save to your back-up source (CD, external hard drive, etc.)
  6. Remember to back-up your "SimCity 4" cities regularly. The more often you play, probably the more you'll want to back-up.

What You Need

  • "SimCity 4"
  • Cities to back-up

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