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Progunator

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Re: 4.13.X Unpatcher (Roll back your INT 4.13.X to INT 4.12.2)
« Reply #36 on: April 16, 2020, 07:46:47 AM »

So I found a work around for Steam version. If you install the Steam version, run the megapatcher over it. It actually brings it back down to 4.12.2. Win. On to the next test!
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Re: 4.13.X Unpatcher (Roll back your INT 4.13.X to INT 4.12.2)
« Reply #37 on: April 17, 2020, 03:45:23 AM »

Bought on Steam yesterday. Can confirm the Unpatcher does not work on Steam version of 1946. Even if I install, copy the main folder to a separate hard drive unassociated with Steam, it will not take it back to 4.12.2, stays at 4.13.4 no matter what. Shame.

Considering the sheer number of downloads, and the small amount of error reports, I would say you didn't do it right.

So I found a work around for Steam version. If you install the Steam version, run the megapatcher over it. It actually brings it back down to 4.12.2. Win. On to the next test!

Good! The Megapatch however, won't remove 4.13.X files: SFS, skins, missions...
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Re: 4.13.X Unpatcher (Roll back your INT 4.13.X to INT 4.12.2)
« Reply #38 on: May 28, 2020, 10:19:56 AM »

Considering the sheer number of downloads, and the small amount of error reports, I would say you didn't do it right.

Running the Steam version here, and I think I understand why it's not working for some people.

The problem here is that your instructions are missing a step.
Here is what they say:
1) Make sure IL-2 is NOT in your /Program Files/ folder
*MISSING STEP!!!*
2) Copy the whole folder "4.13.X Unpatcher" to your IL-2 root folder
3) Run (as admin if possible) the file "4.13.X Unpatcher/4.13.X INT to 4.12.2 INT.bat"
4) Delete the folder "4.13.X Unpatcher"

The problem is that the file comes not as a folder, but as a zip.
What you've neglected to say is that the .zip needs to be extracted to create a folder with the same name.
Hence on my 7zip application, I right clicked on your zip file and chose 'extract to IL-2 4.13.X Unpatcher/
This created a non zip folder with that name. I then placed that folder in the IL2 root, went into the folder and ran the .bat file from there, and the patch worked.

From reading people's comments I can see that they likely did what I initially did: extracted the contents of the .zip into their IL2 root and tried to run the .bat from there. This does not work!

If you rewrite your instructions with the extra step added, i.e. transform the .zip into a normal folder, THEN place the folder into the IL2 root directory, you'll find that the problem will go away!

Great little utility by the way!  :)
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Re: 4.13.X Unpatcher (Roll back your INT 4.13.X to INT 4.12.2)
« Reply #39 on: June 01, 2020, 09:53:31 AM »

So I had the GOG version of the game and also Windows 10.  The .bat file didn't work when extracted as explained in previous posts, but what I was able to do was manually delete and move the appropriate files by examining the .bat file.  I'd like to thank everyone in the thread for their help but ultimately sometimes the only way is the hard way, I suspect it has to do with my old version of Windows causing issues with the .bat file.  Now on to installing VP :D
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Re: 4.13.X Unpatcher (Roll back your INT 4.13.X to INT 4.12.2)
« Reply #40 on: June 01, 2020, 01:17:25 PM »

by examining the .bat file

You clever boy 8)
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Re: 4.13.X Unpatcher (Roll back your INT 4.13.X to INT 4.12.2)
« Reply #41 on: August 15, 2020, 06:51:52 AM »

why cant I adjust the video modes setup? every time I switch to a different video resolution it just wont open
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Re: 4.13.X Unpatcher (Roll back your INT 4.13.X to INT 4.12.2)
« Reply #42 on: August 17, 2020, 04:58:02 AM »

Learn to edit the conf.ini file manually. That's what most of us do: inside the CONF.INI ( check posts 1, 5 & 8 )
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Re: 4.13.X Unpatcher (Roll back your INT 4.13.X to INT 4.12.2)
« Reply #43 on: October 03, 2020, 09:28:26 AM »

I'm on Win7 X64 Ultimate and have the GoG-Version 4.13.something. I tried runnig the bat from the explorer with elevated rights, did not work. Tried runnig ist from explorer with non-elevated rights as admin, did not work. Finally tried to run it from a commandprompt I started as admin, and it worked. You can always remove the @echo off from the bat-file to see it working step by step and look for errors. My best quess is that the wrong base-path is passend to the scriptinghost when the script is started from within the explorer, at least, that was hot it looked for me.
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Re: 4.13.X Unpatcher (Roll back your INT 4.13.X to INT 4.12.2)
« Reply #44 on: October 04, 2020, 06:54:01 AM »

Thanks guys for the feedback.

I created an installer: IL-2 4.13.X Unpatcher.exe

Does anyone want to try it out and comment back? This is the first time I use Inno Setup... your feedback is appreciated!

Script source code: http://www.mediafire.com/file/m4k2f2cv39z3yi6/Unpatcher.iss/file

First post updated.
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