SWAT4 Uninstall - Reinstall

By Fence
Jul 13, 2009
  1. Hi all,

    My son deleted the folders out of Program Files
    The following message is shown when I try to reinstall SWAT4.

    No Label
    Crash Time: 07/13/09 13:23:45
    OS: Windows XP 5.1 (Build: 2600)
    CPU: GenuineIntel PentiumPro-class processor @ 1664 MHz with 2038MB RAM
    Video: No Video
    UserName: hbf
    ComputerName: AUS188
    Application location: C:\Program Files\Sierra\SWAT 4\Content\System\
    SWAT Build Number: 31973
    Can't find edit package 'Core'
    UNKNOWN: UEditorEngine::Init <- UUnrealEdEngine::Init <- InitEngine

    When attempting to uninstall "Add remover programs" the dialogue box apprears and then disappears and nothing happens.

    Hope someone can assist.
  2. Relic

    Relic TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,379   +16

    Ouch :dead:

    Well first off, did your son just drag the Swat folder from Program Files to the recycle bin and delete it? If so, you might just be able to recover it with a simple program as windows doesn't actually delete a file but just the reference to it. A simple tool to use for this would be Recuva from the same guys who make CCleaner, if you rather use a different tool there are plenty of good freeware ones around. You can also just use it to recover important saved games/settings.

    If you rather just completely uninstall and reinstall it all here is a rather straight forward guide helping someone with a similar issue as yours: http://winhlp.com/node/458

    Hopefully this resolves the problem :) , just make sure you have safeguards next time so this doesn't happen :D. Just think if those were system critical files or important personal data.
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