How to Remove the Censor on "Saints Row 2"

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How to Remove the Censor on "Saints Row 2"
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The design and graphics in "Saints Row 2" were an improvement over its predecessor, "Saints Row." However, in the game, certain details of characters' bodies are blurred out, or "censored." Fortunately, there is a way to remove these censor bars, if you are playing the game on a PC.

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  1. 1

    Navigate to the game's directory on your computer. It is usually located in your hard drive's "Program Files" folder. Click on "Valve," "Steam," "Steamapps," "Common" and then "Saints Row 2."

  2. 2

    Highlight the file named "Shaders_pc." Right click on the file and select "Copy."

  3. 3

    Navigate to your desktop and right click. Select "Paste" to paste a copy of the file to your desktop. This is the original, unedited file, in case you need to replace it.

  4. 4

    Go back to the "Saints Row 2" folder. Right click on the "Shaders_pc" file again. Select "Open With.." and click on "WordPad." This will open the file in WordPad and allow you to see its contents.

  5. 5

    Highlight and delete the following lines from the file:





  6. 6

    Select "File" and "Save" to save the file. When running the game as usual, all blurred parts on characters will be made visible.

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