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Default TDW's Generic File Patcher-Taking A Snapshot-Disabling Patches-Restoring A Snapshot

Last updated 16th April 2015

These Tutorial’s will show you how to do the following.


Tutorial 1. How to Take A Snapshot.

Tutorial 2. How to Disable the Generic File Patches.

Tutorial 3. How to Restore a Snapshot.


The Snapshot Folder comes in the Generic File Patcher (GFP) Download.

The Snapshot Folder is used to store taken Snapshots usually when changes have been made to the GFP and the decision is to have a new Snapshot record stored.

It is not essential to use this Snapshot Folder in its current position.

A Folder of any name and placed wherever you want to keep can be made.

Tutorial 1 Take Snapshot

1. Open the GFP so you can see all 9 Patchers.

2. There is no need to open any of the 9 Patchers with this Tutorial.

3. Go to the File Tab and Click on it. (Picture 1)

4. Select Take snapshot (Picture 1)

Picture 1


5. Find the Snapshot Folder if it does not automatically show it.

6. File Name is where you enter a description of your Saved Snapshot. (Picture 2)

7. Enter a File Name (Picture 2)

Picture 2


8. For this Tutorial I have used the File Name 16.04.2015 7.5.0. + RN (Picture 3)

9. I have used extra information that reminds me that I am using NewUI 7-5-0 version and Real Navigation. (Picture 3)

10. Enter the File Name and Press Save. (Picture 3)

Picture 3


11. The Saved gps File is confirmed. (Picture 4)

12. Press Ok to complete. (Picture 4)

Picture 4


13. Tutorial Completed.


Tutorial 2 Disabling Generic File Patches

1. Open the GFP so you can see all 9 Patchers.

2. There is no need to open any of the 9 Patchers with this Tutorial.

3. Go to the File Tab and click on it. (Picture 1)

4. Select Disable all patches (Picture 1)

Picture 1


5. The GFP is shown in the process of Disabling Patches (Picture 2)

Picture 2


6. When all the Patches have Disabled you will see this confirmation. (Picture 3)

7. Press OK to complete. (Picture 3)

Picture 3


8. Tutorial Completed


Tutorial 3 Restoring a Snapshot

1. Open the GFP so you can see all 9 Patchers.

2. There is no need to open any of the 9 Patchers with this Tutorial.

3. Go to the File Tab and click on it. (Picture 1)

4. Select Restore snapshot (Picture 1)

Picture 1


5. Find the Snapshot Folder if it does not automatically show it.

6. Double Click with the Mouse on the Snapshot you want to Restore. (Picture 2)

7. Or Press Open (Picture 2)

Picture 2


8. The GFP is shown in the process of Restoring all of the Patches (Picture 3)

Picture 3


9. When all the Patches have Restored you will see this confirmation. (Picture 4)

10. Press OK to complete. (Picture 4)

Picture 4


11. Tutorial Completed.

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Courtesy acknowledgement to TheDarkWraith

Last edited by THEBERBSTER; 10-04-19 at 04:21 PM. Reason: Replaced missing pictures
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