[Guide] How to extract base.scs and def.scs - Efficiently

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Re: [Guide] How to extract base.scs and def.scs - Efficiently

#41 Post by rockandrole18 » 05 Dec 2017 19:02

It doesn't work for me, which is very strange because ATS 1.29 extracts like a charm. I tried to restart my computer and I verified the integrity of the base game files in Steam, both attempts didn't help a bit. I used to easily drag the .scs game archive to the "scs_extractor.exe" file which would extract the contents of dragged archive, but now even when using the cmd method it does not work. I am on the VR beta branch, may be that's what causes it? although it used to work fine in the past.. I guess I will try to opt out from the VR beta and try

Edit: Hm.. non-VR version does extract while the version from the VR branch does not. Weird, it did not use to be like that in the past.

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Re: [Guide] How to extract base.scs and def.scs - Efficiently

#42 Post by m1keY » 16 Dec 2017 18:49

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*** ERROR *** : [hashfs] base.scs: The was an error while inflating (/material/road/road_template/it/decal_2_it.dds)
*** ERROR *** : [fs_copy] error reading block: /material/road/road_template/it/decal_2_it.dds @ 0 (chunk size 2960)
*** ERROR *** : [fs_copy] failed to copy files!
*** ERROR *** : Copy of file '/material/road/road_template/it/decal_2_it.dds' to 'E:\SCS-VERKSTAD\W0RKF0LDER\blenderets\base//material/road/road_template/it/decal_2_it.dds' failed!

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*** ERROR *** : [hashfs] dlc_flags_fi.scs: The was an error while inflating (/vehicle/truck/upgrade/paintjob/scania_r_2016/fi_fjo_s_r/cabin1.dds)
*** ERROR *** : [fs_copy] error reading block: /vehicle/truck/upgrade/paintjob/scania_r_2016/fi_fjo_s_r/cabin1.dds @ 0 (chunk size 2872)
*** ERROR *** : [fs_copy] failed to copy files!
*** ERROR *** : Copy of file '/vehicle/truck/upgrade/paintjob/scania_r_2016/fi_fjo_s_r/cabin1.dds' to 'E:\SCS-VERKSTAD\W0RKF0LDER\blenderets\base//vehicle/truck/upgrade/paintjob/scania_r_2016/fi_fjo_s_r/cabin1.dds' failed!
this is what I get with the latest game update ... I have extracted basecontent before without issues ...
even tried the single dlc, same result :roll:

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Re: [Guide] How to extract base.scs and def.scs - Efficiently

#43 Post by Matr » 06 Jan 2018 19:51

rockandrole18 wrote:
05 Dec 2017 18:05
I can't seem to extract the official .scs game files any more, it's working fine with ATS archives but not with the latest (1.30) ETS 2 files.. Am I the only one?
No, you not only one. I can't extract .def files too. I wanted to unpack this archive to understand structure of .def of files of truck sound and to make sound MOD for version 1.30. But I couldn't ((((
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Re: [Guide] How to extract base.scs and def.scs - Efficiently

#44 Post by Matr » 08 Jan 2018 19:26

If someone could extract .def files, please, share it for downloading....
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Re: [Guide] How to extract base.scs and def.scs - Efficiently

#45 Post by xXCARL1992Xx » 08 Jan 2018 19:28

all tools you need are in the modding wiki, im not using anything else then the SCSExtractor from SCS themself
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Re: [Guide] How to extract base.scs and def.scs - Efficiently

#47 Post by jaws » 08 Jan 2018 20:43

@Matr, go into your steam lib, right click the ets2 and sellect properties and then click local files, now click browse local files, now a window opens and you see all the scs files, now sellect the def.scs and copy it to a new folder, now download the scs_extractor from https://eurotrucksimulator2.com/mod_tools_archived.php and save it in the same folder you did copy the def.scs to.
Now open the folder up and drag the def.scs on to the scs_extractor.exe file and it will open a window and starts to extract files.

There you go, that is the def files. Good luck.
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Re: [Guide] How to extract base.scs and def.scs - Efficiently

#48 Post by Grimples » 08 Jan 2018 21:05

I did try to explain how to extract but gave up <wacko> :o . You forgot to mention where the SCS files will extract too, they should extract to the users 'Documents and Settings' folder, i have no idea where that will be except for WinXP.

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Re: [Guide] How to extract base.scs and def.scs - Efficiently

#49 Post by xXCARL1992Xx » 08 Jan 2018 21:09

the data will be extracted where the scs_extractor.exe is
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Re: [Guide] How to extract base.scs and def.scs - Efficiently

#50 Post by Grimples » 08 Jan 2018 21:42

It does not do that on WinXP.

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