Ahhhh I ALWAYS forget that they're in the documents folder. Thanks guys, +rep to both of you. Should I back up the entire Mass Effect 2 folder or just the save. Open MassEffect2Config and go to 'Save Games'. Then click 'Copy Mass Effect 1 Save Games'. You then have to locate the folder with ME1 saves. The default location is Documents\BioWare\Mass Effect\Save. Step 2. Navigate to your Mass Effect Save folder, usually located in the directory 1 Save Games and navigate to the folder you placed the save game files in.