NWN2 Launcher

This launcher is intended for those who don't want NWN2 to use the My Documents folder for its user settings.

The launcher will when launched open a dialog displaying buttons to launch either the NWN2 game, the NWN2 Update, the NWN2 Toolset and the NWN2 server.

When either of these buttons are pressed your windows "My Documents" will be set to point to your Neverwinter Nights 2 installations directory (eg. D:\NWN2). Your old "My Documents" value is retained and will be reset when you close the launcher.

An example:

Your Neverwinter Nights 2 is installed in D:\NWN2 and your My Documents are located at c:\Documents and Settings\NWNUser\My Documents

Normally your Neverwinter Nights 2 files (savegames etc.) would be stored in c:\Documents and Settings\NWNUser\My Documents\Neverwinter Nights 2.

When using my launcher they will instead be stored in D:\NWN2\Neverwinter Nights 2

The program should work with all versions of NWN2 and the only thing it modifies is the following registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Currentversion\Explorer
\User Shell Folders where it changes the value stored in "Personal", The default value is %USERPROFILE%\My Documents

Should your computer crash whilst playing simply start the launcher again after booting to restore your "My Documents" to it's original state. If this should fail for some reason you can enter it manually using regedit by selecting Run from the start menu and type regedit followd by enter. Then navigate to the above shown menu and enter the previous value, if in doubt type in the default value  of                      %USERPROFILE% \My Documents" without the "


Running other programs that use the My Documents is of course not recommended while using the launcher.

If you have already installed NWN2 you should prior to using the launcher copy your entire My Documents\Neverwinter Nights 2 folder into your Neverwinter Nights 2 installation directory. prior to
starting the launcher..

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2007-02-11: Latest NWN2 launcher is v. 1.00


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