Deleting your Cache, Folder Location

Deleting your Cache

Sometimes Football Manager doesn’t run how you want it to run, problems can occur that stop you from seeing any graphics that you’ve added to the game; when this happen it is best to locate the Cache folder, this folder is only needed for troubleshooting and fixing most problems with football manager.

Also in the folder containing Cache is the Setting folder, deleting this folder resets your managerial profile on Football Manager, this is sometimes required when minor problems occur with Football Manager.



In the latest version of Football Manager (FM16), the Cache folder location has changed, check the below instructions on how to locate the cache

Windows XP (support for Windows XP has expired):

– Click “Start” then click “Run”

– Type the following into the run box and press “Enter”: %appdata%

– Go into the “Sports Interactive” Folder.

– Go to the “Football Manager 20**” Folder.

– Delete the “Cache” folder

Windows Vista and Windows 7:

– Click “Start”

– Locate the “Search Programs and Files” box, copy and paste the following and press “ENTER”: %localappdata%/sports interactive/football manager 20**

– Delete “Cache” folder

Windows 8:

– Click “Desktop.”

– Launch a file explorer window (a folder for example or just press the windows key + the letter “E” at the same time)

– In the address bar at the top copy and paste the following: %localappdata%/sports interactive/football manager 20**

– Press ENTER

– Delete the “Cache”

Windows 10:

– Click “Desktop.”

– Launch a file explorer window (a folder for example or just press the windows key + the letter “E” at the same time)

– In the address bar at the top copy and paste the following then press “Enter”: %localappdata%/sports interactive/football manager 20** (Make sure you press Enter, it may otherwise say ‘No items match your search’)

– Delete the “Caches” folder

– If you can’t find the folder as listed above, it is located here (dependent on which HD you have Steam installed) – C:\Users\[Your Windows Username]\AppData\Local\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 20**\Caches)


MAC

On Mac OS X Lion the Macintosh HD is hidden: Open a Finder window then at the top click on ‘Go’ then ‘Go to folder’ which should be second from bottom. Hold down your ‘Alt’ key whilst ‘Go’ is selected and ‘Library’ will appear and you can now follow the steps below.

Locate the Cache by following the instructions below:

– Go to Finder

– Go to Macintosh HD

– Go to Users

– Go to your home folder

– Go to Library

– Go to Application Support

– Go to Sports Interactive

– Go to Football Manager 20**,

– Delete the Cache folder


LINUX

– Go to home

– Go to

– Go to .local

– Go to share

– Go to Sports Interactive

– Delete cache folder


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