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the_hoyle
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Posted on 31-10-2010 22:51
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hey guys,

I know i have seen somewhere how to make the settings save for the patch installations. i have only just noticed recently that they aren't saving what i want, i.e. display roadsides, reflections in water etc.

can someone help me out with this, or point me in the right direction for the correct thread where i saw it first.

I'm on pcmdaily's db v2.1, with 1.0.4.1 patch

the file size of the local.cdb file that i have at the minute is 1143kb. I know the official one and the pcmdaily one are different sizes.

and before people suggest it, I have made the local.cdb file 'read-only' and 'unread-only' and the problem still persists with either setting
Edited by the_hoyle on 31-10-2010 22:54

 
valverde321
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Posted on 31-10-2010 23:12
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Well sometimes I notice if you make a change even that small to the local.cdb you have to restart your computer.
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valverde321 wrote:
Well sometimes I notice if you make a change even that small to the local.cdb you have to restart your computer.


so I make it 'read-only' then restart to see if it works?

 
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Posted on 31-10-2010 23:46
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the_hoyle wrote:
valverde321 wrote:
Well sometimes I notice if you make a change even that small to the local.cdb you have to restart your computer.


so I make it 'read-only' then restart to see if it works?

Yes. After you change to read only you should try restarting your computer to see if its changed at all.
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Restarting the computer is not needed after making a file read-only or the opposite.

But there are several local.cdb files and maybe you are looking at the wrong file. Search for local.cdb in "My documents" and remove the read-only there.
 
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I might have misunderstood the question but have you got the 'forced graphic options' box ticked ?
 
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Rammus wrote:
I might have misunderstood the question but have you got the 'forced graphic options' box ticked ?


that isnt the problem. the boxes i tick are untick after i quit the game and reload it.


Lachi write:
Restarting the computer is not needed after making a file read-only or the opposite.

But there are several local.cdb files and maybe you are looking at the wrong file. Search for local.cdb in "My documents" and remove the read-only there.


should the local.cdb in mydocs be read-only or not read-only?

 
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Posted on 01-11-2010 12:09
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problem solved! I made the file no longer a read-only file (after a made it a read only file yesterday in trying to fix the problem) and in the options I ticked one of the boxes that required the game to be relaunched to take effect as well as the others I want selecting, and it seems to have worked.

thanks to everyone for the help Smile I have spectators and flowers again on my stage and the water looks so lovely again Wink

 

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