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I am dumb and WIN RAR and P files are confusing.

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by Checkmate, Sep 6, 2004.

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  1. Checkmate

    Checkmate Thread Starter

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    Ok, at the moment I'm frazzled and crazy and have an excedrin headache.

    I, as in, myself, downloaded as a WIN RAR archive Final Fantasy 7, because i never got to play in my entire nintendo centric childhood.

    I played, enjoyed, saved, and went to bed.

    Ok, here's the deal:

    From the WIN RAR I can open the game up, but not from the savepoint.

    From the desktop shortcut I made, I doubleclick, the game stalls, and when my computer reorients itself (I've done it FIVE TIMES) there are ten new P files on my desktop.

    So here are my problems.

    1) i don't know what a P file is in this context.

    2) I don't want to have to download an obscure program to open it unless necessary.

    3) I fear I did something wrong, but don't know what.

    Does anybody know what to do? If you can solve my problem, I'll give you a Gmail account. If you solve my problem and have a gmail account, I'll give you an e-hug or e-card or my toe or something.

    At this point, its not even the game, it would just be the satisfaction f knowing what the hell to do.
     
  2. MysticEyes

    MysticEyes Banned

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    There's nothing obscure about RAR files or the programs that uncompress them. Unfortunately I don't think this forum is appropriate for your request.
     
  3. Checkmate

    Checkmate Thread Starter

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    Dude. P files. What are they?
     
  4. eddie5659

    eddie5659 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    Checkmate

    This bit:

    Points to an illeagle copy. From what I remember, you have to buy this game:

    I'll close this thread, but if you want, you can PM me about it.

    eddie
     
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