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Settings not saving and missions not changing?


HalfKaztBoy
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I just downloaded the mod via torrent, the source was from Pirate Bay. When I try to change any of the settings and restart the game for the settings to change it simply reverts back to the old saved settings. I decided to not worry about it and play the mod, so I chose a mission and the mod restarted back to the default mission.

 

It seems as if nothing is being saved??? The mod was downloaded into the "Download" folder which is where I am running it from.

 

What should I do?

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It sounds like darkmod can't save any files to your hard drive. That would explain the symptoms, and it's what Springheel was asking about. If it's still in a .zip file, unzip it to a new folder somewhere. More likely, the folder you have it in might be write-protected (meaning, nothing is allowed to save files in it). To check whether that's the problem, right-click on the folder you have darkmod in, and choose "properties" from the bottom of the list. Then find the "Read-only" checkbox. You want that to be completely unchecked, so remove any tick or square from the box and click OK. Then see if that fixes TDM.

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Alternatively, try moving the dark mod folder to somewhere else, like c:\games if you've got one.

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