How to use saves for Need For Speed Hot Pursuit 2:
1. Download desired NFS Hot Pursuit 2 save file
2. Extract it and copy all files to game save folder
4. Start your game and the new profile will load automatically.
Game save directory location:
C:\Users\USERNAME\Documents\EA Games\Need For Speed Hot Pursuit 2\
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 event starts.
Do it before following the instructions above. This method will create necessary files within the game save directory.