How to use GTA 4 The Lost and Damned saves:
1. Download GTA IV The Lost and Damned save file
2. Unzip the archive, right-click on SGTA413 and select Copy.
3. Remove all files from game save folder
and paste there.
4. Start GTA IV The Lost and Damned and load the last save.
Game save directory location:
: C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Local\Rockstar Games\GTA IV\savegames\user_XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX (last value is different for each pc)
: C:\Documents and Settings\USERNAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Rockstar Games\GTA IV\savegames\user_XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX (last value is different for each pc)
For brand new game installation:
If you have a brand new game installation
(which means you didn't play game before using downloaded savegame), it is recommended to start the game, and exit right after the first mission starts.
Do it before following the instructions above. This method will create necessary files within the game save directory.