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      Forum Rules   07/06/2016

      Introduction   The Squad Team reserves the right to edit, update, add and remove rules at any time. Applicable rules extend to the PM system. Your PMs are private, but the Squad Team may be informed about unacceptable PM content by the receiving party.   Section I: Posting Rules   §1 Show Respect This community can only work if we all respect each other. To that end, it is imperative that any time you engage with another user, either directly or indirectly, you show them respect with the content of your post. In particular refrain from flaming, insulting, abusing, taunting, racism, and other similar types of actions towards other forum users.   §2 Attitude & Behavior Poor attitude and behavior are the most common ways a negative / unsafe environment is created and perpetuated. As such that kind of behavior will not be allowed on these forums. Please be mindful of this rule when posting personal positions and opinions regarding topics which could be considered contentious in nature. As a rule of thumb, keep your posts civil in nature, and refrain from making posts that are likely to incite arguments and create a negative environment. As a privately hosted web forum we reserve the right to maintain an environment that we are happy the majority of our players are comfortable with.   §3 Swearing While we will not strictly moderate every little swear that occurs, please try to avoid excessive bad language. The moderation reserves the right to remove rants and unsuitable content at any time.   §4 Illegal Topics
      Prohibited topics include, but are not limited to: Piracy, drugs (including cannabis), pornography, religion, racism, sexism, homo/trans -phobic content, videos and images showing violent death or serious injury, ‘spam threads’, hacking & griefing (endorsement thereof), religion, politics,  etc. Prohibition may be suspended for some threads if they are found to be suitable by the Moderation (such as scientific debate).
      If there is doubt, the Moderation Team can decide whether a topic is considered illegal.   §5 Attitude towards Squad and the Development Team
      As per §1 and §2, keep in mind to be respectful and reasonable, not only towards all users of the forum, but also towards the Squad Team and towards any ideas and content and the game itself. Criticism is welcome, but if it is not constructive and/or if it is offensive, the Moderation may need to step in. Please refrain from posting if you are upset, angry or drunk, or you may be punished for things you wouldn’t have otherwise written, which is not in anyone's interest.   §6 Language & Legibility
      Please post only in English. Non-English content (including non-legible content) may be removed. If you see someone posting in another language because s/he apparently does not speak English, please report their post - if you can, you may reply in their language to explain their question, but please do translate their and your message so it can be reviewed by the Moderation. ‘Hiding’ insults in non-English posts will be punished harshly. Posts written largely in ‘leetspeak’ or full of spelling / grammatical errors may be treated like non-English content. This rule does not extend to PMs.   §7 Forum structure & Search
      Please ensure when posting a new thread, that the thread is located inside the correct forum section. Check all forum section titles to judge where your thread should belong. Threads created in the wrong forum section will be moved or deleted.
      Before posting a new thread, please make use of the forum search to find older threads about the same topic. In doubt, it is recommended to rather post in an existing thread, unless that thread is years out of date. However, do not bump old threads without adding a new question / answer / insight that wasn’t in that thread before - use common sense.   §8 Thread Titles
      Please name your thread appropriately; the subject title should sum up / explain the content in the thread. If you fail to name your thread properly (such as ‘Hey!’ or ‘Check this out!’ or ‘Help!’), we will either rename or lock the topic. Repeated offense may lead to infractions. The practice of using CAPITALS only in your thread title is not allowed and will be edited or the thread will simply be deleted. Strange or abnormal Unicode characters should be excluded from thread titles for the sake of being distracting and unnecessary.
      §9 Thread Capitalization
      Please ensure that your post is not in all CAPITALS, as this is not allowed. Any threads posted in all caps will subsequently be removed from the forum. Repeated offenses may lead to infractions against your account. This practice is not approved or accepted here. 
        §10 Images in posts
      When posting images, mind the following restrictions:
      .gifs will be allowed and may be removed by Staff if deemed necessary.
      Maximum size for images is 1280x1024.
      Do not include more than ~1 large image per paragraph of text, unless in image collection / announcement threads. Link to further images.
      Consider posting thumbnails. You may post a few more images per post if they are reasonably small, the details are for the Moderation to judge.   §11 The use of BBCode
      It is allowed to use the BBCode in your posts. Over usage is not allowed. You may use the Bold in a reasonable manner but not for the whole text body. You may use the size feature but in a limited reasonable manner. You may not use any of the additional fonts at all. Color may be used to high light a point but again, not for the whole text body. Moderators will be watching for misuse and will edit when required without giving notice. Continued disregard for this rule will result in Moderator action in the form of warnings.   §12 Complaints of Server/Admin Abuse Reports of server/admin abuse will not be posted publicly. All reports concerning this type of behavior should be place in the appropriate sub-forum. http://forums.joinsquad.com/forum/241-report-server-admin-abuse/ All posts made outside of this area will be be removed.   Section II: Reporting & Moderation   §1 Reporting Posts
      There is a Post Report system in place. If you notice a post that violates forum rules, simply use the exclamation mark icon below the users avatar image to send a report to the Moderation. We will then review this post. Your report will not be made public and cannot be linked to your person by anyone outside of the Squad Team. You will not be punished for using the Report system even if the report was false, unless you repeatedly abuse the system to spam it.
      Do not ‘report’ posts by replying directly in public to them. In case of spambots, this prompts them to respond in turn, spamming the forum further. This also fuels flame wars and arguments.   §2 Reporting Moderators
      Moderators are subject to the same forum rules (and some additional rules / exceptions). If you think that a Moderator has treated you unfairly or is otherwise breaking forum rules, please PM the Lead Moderator or any Administrator. Do not accuse Moderators in public, the Squad Team will treat every complaint seriously and it is in our interest to discipline or remove Moderators who are known to break forum rules.   §3 Respect Squad Team members and Moderators
      Do not ignore or argue against Admin, Moderator or Dev instructions on the forum. If you have a complaint, as per §2, please inform the Team in private. You are expected to follow orders given by the Moderation, Administration and Development Team, and it is necessary for smooth running of the forum to respect their decisions. Being stubborn or ignoring warnings will lead to harsher punishments - however, we do not tolerate Moderator / Admin abuse of power / privileges, so do not hesitate to inform other Team members if you feel treated unfairly.   §4 Bans and multiple accounts
      If your account is temporarily or permanently banned, do NOT create another account. Bypassing a ban will result in further action, and a permanent ban of all of your accounts.
      You are not allowed to have more than one account for any reason. If you share an internet connection with another user who has their own account, it might happen that this account is incorrectly identified as a secondary account - please get in touch with the Moderation or Administration to resolve such issues.

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  1. HELP - monitor "turn off".

    Hey guys! All the time that I enter in Squad, the monitor "turn off". The screen turns black as it was shutted down but led indicator shows that it's powered on! When I press "Alt+TAB" monitor "turn on" and I can change software in back ground such web browser. Game version: SQUAD A-
  2. Black Screen V14

    So this is my last resort, I don't often complain or post on forums so I'll try to make it clear as possible. It's probably been a good three months since I've last played Squad, however the last week I've attempted to play but continue to hit the black screen of death. I have followed most of the common tips online, I've unsubscribed from all previous mods not even bothering to resubscribe after fix. Verify game files, reinstall without deleting files and reinstall delete the folder completely. Now after reinstalling I can play at least once of any game of choosing and no noticeable bug issues expect my voice interactions not working. But after I relaunch complete black screen and I've even timed it to a point where I waited up to fifteen minutes before getting flustered and giving up. The logo will pop up but after that my task manager will read the program as non responsive, and yes I've ran it in administrative mode. At this point I'm at a lost and can't think of any other way to play other than completely reinstalling anytime I want to play. Any help is appreciated. Thanks
  3. Hey! Launching the game normally (including the launcher / anticheat) leads to the launcher startup (showing the BAF soldier / anticheat logo) but then an endless black screen once the game starts up prior to the controls loading screeen (waited 20mins +). According to task manager, it is not responding. Tried - setting executables and Steam to admin. - uninstalling / reinstalling anti-cheat - deleting cache / init files - changing steam launch settings to various resolution modes / -safe mode, -noeac Interestingly: if I launch either of the direct .exe's (SquadGame.exe) in the steam library, the game works perfectly. However, as this skips the launched this does not include anti-cheat so I cannot play online. Any ideas would be appreciated
  4. Hello, I recently got a new external SSD, so I took my perfectly good, working install of Squad and uninstalled it, then installed it to the new drive. Now, whenever I launch, I get the squad_launcher window, then the little Squad splash in the middle, then a black window. I have waited up to 15 minutes for it to load, but nothing happens. Task Manager says that Squad is not responding, just sitting there using up about 300Mb of RAM and sometimes 0.1-0.3% CPU. This never happened when the game was installed on my hard drive. Specs (Lenovo Y510P): Core: i7 4700MQ 2.4GHz, overclocks itself to about 3.4 RAM: 8Gb Graphics: NVidia GT750M 2Gb VRAM Some crappy Intel integrated graphics I don't use Windows 8 64 bit Main hard drive: 1TB HDD External: 250Gb Samsung T3 SSD I run on an external HP monitor 1600x900 Other accessories: TrackIR (Not for Squad), Logitech G602 mouse, some old Compaq keyboard, Thrustmaster HOTAS X (Also not for Squad yet), USB Mic. Everything but the mouse and SSD are run through a externally powered USB hub. I have tried everything I could find: Run Steam as Admin Run Squad as Admin Run Squad without Steam Verify files (All successfully) Run with -windowed launch option Install the redistributables (DirectX, vC++) Update graphics drivers Delete Appdata\Local\Squad folder. (Regenerated but all the .ini files are empty now, so can't try changing settings) Add AV exceptions Add Firewall exceptions Disable Steam overlay (I may have forgotten some of the things I tried) And any combination in between. Every time if it's full screen it makes a black screen, and windowed is an empty window, black on the inside. Below is my Squad.log file Any advice or help would be greatly appreciated.
  5. So, every time I start a game or round, as well as after respawning, the first time I walk, ADS, shoot, or change my weapon kit at a supply crate, my FPS will drop a few frames before freezing at a single frame and then flashes black for two to five seconds before going back to normal. After that I can repeat the action I was initially attempting to do without a problem; however, changing kits will still cause the problem even if I am changing for an Nth number of time in the same life. Does anyone know why this happens and how it is that I can fix this? My setup uses the i5-4430 and the PNY GTX 950.