Lost Data??

Discussion in 'Gran Turismo Sport' started by Stumps_GTI, Oct 22, 2019.

  1. Stumps_GTI

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    Hey guys, just curious if anyone has had a similar experience to me?

    Approximately a month ago, my PS4 died. Well, the HD was corrupted. I already had an SSD installed (2TB), so I surely didn't want to just lose it.
    After reformatting, it reset the PS4 back to a point of "just purchased"....I mean, there was NOTHING on it.
    Had to re-enter my profile and all my games, which took considerable time due to a lack luster internet. :sick:

    Anyway, to the short of it, GTSport was reloaded and thanks to their (Sony-PD) online "cloud" (?) saves, ALL my progress was saved and there for me to use. :tup:

    BUT..................when I went to the livery editor to make a new car, there are a LOT of decals..... MISSING!!!!!!!!!! :mad:
    The main folder where decals are saved once you find one you like, it is fine....I have approximately 750-800 decals STILL SAVED in there.
    But my 10 folders I created to save my most valued (used) decals, all 10 had vanished. :ouch:
    Now, as I usually had done (to save space), once I identified a decal I liked, I'd save it to one of the 10 folders, then delete it from the main folder.
    Consequently, all of those "deleted" decals are now nowhere to be found. :censored:

    I have started the rebuilding process, re-locating all my passed favourite decals, but man, what a time consuming job. :irked:
    It was during my first livery edit I then noticed the next STRANGE thing.................
    ALL but 6 (SIX) of my liveries are GONE!! :confused:
    They are still in my "livery" folder, but I can not access them to add decals or modify?? So I now have virtually a full compliment of 1000 liveries I can make. :lol:

    To add salt to the wound, all my saved scapes and race pics have vanished to, all folders are empty. :indiff:

    Anyone else had a similar experience?
     
  2. BaareCZ

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    Yep. I upgraded to PS4 Pro a year ago and even though I have PS Plus and my data was backed up on the cloud, something must have happened to it. I still have all my liveries BUT when I go to the livery editor and select Open design, some are missing. I don't understand. Why just some and not all of them? It's weird.
     
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  3. ZiltoidRacer

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    if you use others decals on your car and the uploader deletes it, you lose it if you try to edit the vehicle with it on.

    i have also lost data at one point and now cannot edit any of my liveries b4 the loss.
     
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  4. Famine

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    Everything you're missing is from the local save file you wiped when you formatted the HDD.
     
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  5. Stumps_GTI

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    Really?? :(

    So even at that point once a livery is complete, and the console says it is uploading and saving your file so that you can use it, it's only uploading to the console, not the cloud. :confused: Well, that sucks, but it does explain it, thanks Famine. :tup:

    And I guess anyone (if) has saved any of them, they can still use them?
    I knew there was a reason I shouldn't have done a full reboot.....but the system was useless as it was, so it had to be. :indiff: