1. Dismiss Notice
  2. GOG.com logo

    Thanks to YOUR votes, GOG.com now sells:
    - Sea Dogs - Sea Dogs: Caribbean Tales
    - Sea Dogs: City of Abandoned Ships

    Vote now to add Pirates of the Caribbean to the list!

    Dismiss Notice
  3. Under the Crossbones Podcast

    A Pirate Podcast with Interviews
    Music, Comedy and all things Pirate!

    - Episode Guide - About - Subscribe -
    - Twitter - Facebook - iTunes - Android -
    - Youtube - Fill the Coffers -

    Dismiss Notice
  4. New Horizons logo

    Quick links for PotC: New Horizons
    - Download latest version
    - Wiki - FAQ - Report bugs here
    - ModDB profile

  5. GOF logo

    Quick links for AoP2: Gentlemen of Fortune 2
    - Downloads and info
    - Historical Immersion Supermod
    - ModDB Profile

Dismiss Notice
New to the forum?
Please take a moment to read our Welcome Message and Forum Rules.

Solved Issues Installing Beta 4

Discussion in 'Technical Help' started by FrozenHeart, Apr 16, 2016.

  1. FrozenHeart

    FrozenHeart Sailor

    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2014
    Messages:
    170
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Kolkata, WB, India
    Downloaded the latest version from ModDB. Put them on same folder as always. But at the time of installation getting following error -

    "Main files archive file not present. Place 'Build14_beta4_final.tar' in this folder to continue.
    Main files archive not found. Skipping section.
    Build 14 Beta 4.0 main files not found. Make sure to install those through this wizard first!"


    As I know both EXE & Main files is in .tar format. Then why I am getting this error?
     
  2. Pieter Boelen

    Pieter Boelen (Not So) Old Seadog Staff Member Administrator Storm Modder Hearts of Oak Donator

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2004
    Messages:
    66,628
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Maritime Research: Project Engineer (Analysis)
    Location:
    Wageningen, The Netherlands
    It is looking for the exact file name that it asks for in the same folder that you have the EXE in.
    Apparently in your case the name is different, so change it back to what it is meant to be.
     
  3. FrozenHeart

    FrozenHeart Sailor

    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2014
    Messages:
    170
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Kolkata, WB, India
    Sorry, I don't understand. I did not change anything. EXE & Main files is in the same folder. As I did earlier.
     
  4. Pieter Boelen

    Pieter Boelen (Not So) Old Seadog Staff Member Administrator Storm Modder Hearts of Oak Donator

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2004
    Messages:
    66,628
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Maritime Research: Project Engineer (Analysis)
    Location:
    Wageningen, The Netherlands
    The TAR file MUST be called "b14_beta4_final.tar" and placed in the same folder as the EXE; exactly that and not anything else.
    So also not, for example, "b14_beta4_final.tar.tar" where the second .tar is hidden because it is a known extension on your computer.
     
  5. FrozenHeart

    FrozenHeart Sailor

    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2014
    Messages:
    170
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Kolkata, WB, India
    I understand what you say. I downloaded them(EXE & Main) from that link you provided(ModDB). Did not rename the files. Put them in same folder. Then why getting this error?
     
  6. Pieter Boelen

    Pieter Boelen (Not So) Old Seadog Staff Member Administrator Storm Modder Hearts of Oak Donator

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2004
    Messages:
    66,628
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Maritime Research: Project Engineer (Analysis)
    Location:
    Wageningen, The Netherlands
    You tell me. Having the files exactly like this side-by-side is how it works:

    upload_2016-4-16_13-32-6.png
    Apparently that is not the case on your end. :shrug
     
  7. FrozenHeart

    FrozenHeart Sailor

    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2014
    Messages:
    170
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Kolkata, WB, India
    No, you don't understand. They are in same folder(see the screen shot from my pc). They are exactly the same as you say. This is not the 1st time I am installing the game.
     

    Attached Files:

    Last edited: Apr 16, 2016
  8. Pieter Boelen

    Pieter Boelen (Not So) Old Seadog Staff Member Administrator Storm Modder Hearts of Oak Donator

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2004
    Messages:
    66,628
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Maritime Research: Project Engineer (Analysis)
    Location:
    Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Why are you attaching as a Word document?
    I am not opening that.

    I understand fine; there is only one reason for the installer giving you that error message and that is because the filename does not match up correctly.
     
  9. FrozenHeart

    FrozenHeart Sailor

    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2014
    Messages:
    170
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Kolkata, WB, India
    Coz, I want to make you understand that I did that right way. They are in same place.

    I did not change any file name. Then I'm wondering why filename does not match up correctly and given this error!!!!
    Is there anything with downloads! My file size showing 2.74 GB (2,949,932,507 bytes). Is that ok?
     
  10. Nightmare

    Nightmare Freebooter

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2014
    Messages:
    252
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Year 9 Student
    Location:
    Melbourne Victoria Australia
    this the image hes trying to show you pieter
     

    Attached Files:

    FrozenHeart likes this.
  11. Nightmare

    Nightmare Freebooter

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2014
    Messages:
    252
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Year 9 Student
    Location:
    Melbourne Victoria Australia
    you need to change the that shows the file type if the file type is wrong you can change it make sure its a .tar file
     

    Attached Files:

    FrozenHeart likes this.
  12. FrozenHeart

    FrozenHeart Sailor

    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2014
    Messages:
    170
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Kolkata, WB, India
    Main files shows it has .7z extension. Now its clear to me. I have to change it to .tar. I thought the filename was already with .tar extension. Thanks @Nightmare. Maybe moddb change it to .7z or something like that. Thanks @Pieter.
     
  13. Nightmare

    Nightmare Freebooter

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2014
    Messages:
    252
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Year 9 Student
    Location:
    Melbourne Victoria Australia
    your welcome Frozen Enjoy!
     
  14. Pieter Boelen

    Pieter Boelen (Not So) Old Seadog Staff Member Administrator Storm Modder Hearts of Oak Donator

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2004
    Messages:
    66,628
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Maritime Research: Project Engineer (Analysis)
    Location:
    Wageningen, The Netherlands
    ModDB still shows it as TAR.
    Plenty people downloaded it and never reported a problem.
     
  15. FrozenHeart

    FrozenHeart Sailor

    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2014
    Messages:
    170
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Kolkata, WB, India
    Then my winrar take it as .7z . For that filename does not match up :shrug
     

Share This Page