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  1. Hello there. When I launch the game through steam, it opens as a small box that covers the 60% of my screen, as if it was in windowed mode in 1366x768. When I go to the graphics settings to change this, the resolution box is empty. There isn't a single resolution listed in the list, the list doesn't even open up. Selecting windowed mode sets the game into windowed mode, in 1366x768 or something like that, however my native resolution is 1920x1080. Setting the game to borderless stretches the game outside my monitors limits (as if I was trying to display 4k on my 1080p monitor without scaling it down) This problem goes away, if I launch Squad.exe in administrator mode. The resolution box is filled with every resolution I would expect to see, and the game works perfectly in the test range. I can not join any server though, since the game wasn't launched using the launcher, and therefore the anticheat couldn't initialize properly. Running launcher.exe in administrator mode results in the same problem as if launching it through steam. I tried deleting squad folder from %localappdata%, clearing user cache, and various other methods. My system specs: Asus N56VZ S4263H Notebook RAM: 2 x SO-DIMM socketed, total of 16 GB DDR3 1600 MHz SDRAM Processor: Intel® Core™ i7 3630QM @2.4 ghz Graphics card: Nvidia GT650M 4GB DDR3 Screen: 15.6" Full HD (1920 x 1080) OS: Windows 7 Professional Edition This is how it looks like:
  2. I could play the first 4 hours of this game fine as I just had to change the resolution and let the game crash a few times, I have been able to play games with worse problems. However after I left earlier today to grab a bite to eat the game began to act up and become unplayable. Upon launching the game all the menus are twice their normal size, however instead of going off screen they just stick on the screen where they are supposed to be but larger. The mouse was off set far to the right and down, and it was quite difficult to get to the settings, graphics, and then resolution with an invisible cursor. I could change the resolution however I can't click on around the bottom 1/3 of the screen to apply changes in full-screen, so I pressed f11 which locked my mouse in the top left 1/6 of the screen, however I could still apply changes with the off set mouse. After, "fixing," the problem I could not manage to reach the exit game button, so I alt tabbed out and restarted the game, only to find the settings had changed and I had to do it all over again, except I thought I could just join a game and at least do something, however I could not see past the map that took up half the screen and the 2 full squads taking up the other half. I could not scroll down or do almost anything so I alt tabbed out again and tried to fix the resolution yet again to no avail. I restarted my computer as sometimes games get a bit wonky if I have kept the computer on for more than about a week, which seems to keep things the way I want them for about 5 minutes, until I click something and the game minimizes and either can't be pulled up again forcing me to use task manager, or is pulled up in a higher resolution with the offset mouse problem. I am also stuck in varying stages of the process occasionally when opening the game (ie: stuck in the top left corner on launch). Note that I can only play on 2048x1552 resolution, as anything higher has a jacked hud and menu, and anything lower puts a massive black border around the game. My system is as follows: Windows 10 i7 Nvidia Geforce GTX 960M note I have nearly 400 GB of free space left, and also I only made a forums account to post this problem tha tI have been trying to resolve for over an hour now.
  3. Having a few problems with V9. First is the scoreboard, which just refuses to fit to my screen. I am not running in 4k and am running in 1680x1050. I have checked windows scaling and the squad config and nothing is wrong, but the scoreboard is still refusing to work. I have tried to reinstall and clear the game cash, but the problem still remains. I have a screenshot below of the issue: as you can see, the word scoreboard is cut in half and the "next map" is off the screen. The Stryker issue is another weird one. It only happens when I'm on a server, but I will be in the gunner seat for maybe 5-10 seconds and the white text saying "Press (Enter) to open the spawn screen" will pop up in the middle of my screen until I switch seats or get out of the vehicle. Its pretty annoying as it takes up the center of the targeting reticule. I have not had long enough in the BTRs or the tracked vehicles in v9 to test if they have the issue aswell.
  4. Right, so my problem is as follows. I have been running the game full screen on my primary monitor 2560x1440, with a secondary monitor that is "extended" 1920x1200 And the game thinks thats fine, but borderless, or windowed it does not like at all. The game then thinks my primary monitor is 1600x900 and starts the game up like that.. at launch screen and the splash at the start its windowed on my primary, then it stretches out to fullscreen but still in the same resolution so stuff looks blurry. If i try to change the resolution it does not want to, if i try to change to fullscreen or windowed it jumps back to borderless. It wont cooperate. I have manualy forced the resolution in the "DefaultGameUserSettings.ini" file in /steamapps/common/etc.. And I also forced it in user/appdata/etc.. first the one, then the other, then both. this changes nothing.. So i deleted the entirety of the squad related files in /user/appdata/etc.. that changed nothing.. So i deleted both /user/appdata/etc files.. and the files in the config folder of /steamapps/common/etc.. then verified the integrity of the game, redownloaded those files then tried. Still nothing.. I then rechecked my actual screen resolution verifying that it is indeed 2560x1440 and i am assured by windows that it is. I then disabled my secondary monitor so no more extending, incase that was messing with it.. This also did nothing. At this point i am at a loss and i need help.
  5. Hey guys. I´ve buyed a 24" 4k monitor and a gtx 1080 but now i can´t join any server because i get kicked instantly after loading the map. Also i sometimes cant use the full screen because my mouse stops at the half of the screen, i´ve changed the resolution in the defaultgameusersettings first was not able to chang it ingame. I hope you can help me
  6. Is there a UI scaling of some sort? my default resolution is 1280x1024 at the moment (using a different monitor, main one died on me) And when I go in game my squad list is cut off so I can't kick or promote someone else to squad lead. Heres an image of the problem.
  7. A friend of mine that I play squad with but refuses to ask questions on here has been struck with an issue where as soon as he loads into a game his resolution changes and his centerpoint on screen is about 3 inches off so nothing he does ingame is accurate. Then shortly after the game crashes. He has uninstalled/ reinstalled about 3 times. Does anyone know how to fix this issue? Please help has made his game almost unplayable.
  8. Why do textures appear low res up close? I run everything on max, save for super sampling which I turn off or set to 1.25, and view distance which I set to low, as the difference isn't really noticeable. So why are uniform textures (especially the Russian ones) and many weapon textures blurry and seemingly low res? I've seen enough of Squad's promo videos and YouTube gameplay of guys running it at max settings and 60 FPS to know that textures shouldn't look this way. What games is this, becuase it sure doesn't look like Squad! GTX 960M i7 4720HQ 16 GBs RAM 2x 500 MB HDD
  9. I am using DSR factors in NVidia control panel to render at a higher resolution than my monitor (1080P) instead of the in game option as this gives better performance. The option is only available in global settings not programs (squad) within NVidia control panel, I guess this is as it is not supported? I this is the case then there is my answer and will it be supported? It worked fine in V7 but since V8 I keep losing some of the picture and gun is off centre, this can be rectified by alt and tab twice then going to and reapplying graphics settings which in my case is set at 1440. I fist apply this setting in game and it works but then select a sporn point after death it suddenly loses the down scaled resolution again and I have to reapply in graphic settings once again, also when game starts or changes map. The game just looks so much better, Names and the frame rate counter are much smaller when set at 1440 as compared with 1080 which is a quick way of identifying what resolution the game is at. Is there any fix?
  10. Hello i am experiencing a problem with resolution. Namely i have an 4:3 old monitor which runs 1280x1024 (yes i can see enemies) and when i turn on the screen with map and role selection, the squad list is being covered by map so i cannot for example pass the SL role to other person (ya know how much times i've been shouted on for?). No i wont buy an 16:9 monitor. Yes the monitor is CRT. Yes i had an option to switch for an bigger monitor but i did not. Yes i am kinda of nerd.
  11. i love this game and i have 25 hours in this game and 2 of them have been dedicated to fix this problem i have searched the forums all day and cant find anything and i ahve looked everywhere but this game has become unplayable for me and it just happend out of the blue i dunno why. what happens is when i open my game and on the main menu i cant move my mouse more then this little box (from the middle of the screen to the left and i cant move it down past halfway) and when i move my mouse i can see another mouse tracing is out side this box that i cant move out of the box but i keeps on cutting in and out and if i leave to mouse it teleports to the mouse that is cutting in and out unfortunutly i cant show you becuse it only happens in fullscreen. i dont know how to fix this and i need help!!! if anyone has the same problem plz say. edit: Title change
  12. I lowered my resolution before some patching and tweaking which really improved game performance for me. Now that my game is running better I wanted to turn the resolution back up to 1920 X 1080 but the option has disappeared from my settings menu. The highest I can put it at is something like 1620x1050, which isn't that bad but its not ideal. I even tried to set the resolution in the config files but I can't get my game back to 1080. Anybody have any ideas on how to get it back short of uninstalling and reinstalling the game?
  13. I've reinstalled the game and verified steam cache, tried windowed mode, defaults and had a look in engine.ini but can't seem to force the game to run at 1920x1080. Any suggestions would appreciated. All the best from PR vet :)
  14. I changed my resolution to 1280x960 . Now I want to change it back to 1920x1080 but it won't let me select anything greater then 1280x960. help please
  15. I cannot select a resolution above 720p in Squad. Iv exited the game and started back up numerous times and still I nothing higher then 720. CPU - Intel i5 4440 GPU - Asus Radeon R9 270 DCII OC RAM - 8gb DDR3 1600 GSkill Sniper https://youtu.be/vETOegSHaFw
  16. When I first install a new version of Squad I have the option of gaming at 3840x2160 resolution in the settings. If I select anything lower than that the settings higher disappear. Example: I click 2160x1440 resolution setting, then apply. When I go back into settings 2160x1440 is now the highest available option. The higher resolutions disappear. Before v3 I didn't run the game through Steam and would adjust the .ini usersettings file for 4k. Is that still the only option? Maybe this should move to suggestions but I would consider this important enough to fix prior to EA.
  17. Is Squad going to be playable in 5760x1080 resolution?
  18. What do I do with old builds? Delete the old build first. when you download new builds, you extract them to their own folder. To completely remove Squad, also remove the Squad folder in %appdata%: C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Squad\--- Where are my crash logs? Crash logs are located in the Squad folder in within %appdata%. You are looking for the most recent file named 'Squad' C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Squad\Saved\Logs--- DX11 feature 10.0 is required to run the game. Install Windows 7 SP1: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=5842 Install Platform Update for Windows 7: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36805 --- I have huge FPS drops even on unpopulated servers This week we have turned on the Unreal Engine's Distance Field Shadows. This lets us give objects up to a kilometer away shadows, but has a significant performance impact. We are taking steps the next few weeks to tune the shadow settings (which we believe may give us a performance boost overall), but at this time they are simply drop performance in exchange for extreme range shadows. Distance Field shadows are only enabled when on Epic settings. If you wish to turn these distance shadows off, simply set your shadow settings to High or lower and they will be disabled. (DFS is currently disabled.) --- Having Oculus SDK and Drivers cause game crash on launch http://forums.joinsquad.com/topic/2909-game-crashes-on-startup/page-3#entry57927 Use instructions on linked post to uninstall the SDK and Drivers. --- Having TeamViewer on AMD GPU causes game crash on launch http://forums.joinsquad.com/topic/2949-fyi-disable-teamviewer-if-youre-running-it/?p=57852 Please disable or uninstall teamviewer. --- Crash on launch based on MSVCR120.dll error on Windows 7 Install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=5842 Then uninstall Visual C++ package, reboot, and reinstall the Visual C++ packages https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=48145 (Download the file first, it will give you the option to uninstall) --- General Tips for: Issues with configuring key binds; the game crashing, stalling, not having correct resolution; The prone key, Squad Leader T context key, or F context on Ammo Crates not working, black screen on game loading Delete all .ini files located in: C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Squad\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor--- Changing movement binds http://forums.joinsquad.com/topic/2870-pre-alpha-general-impression-main-thread/?p=57047 Default.ini is located within the extracted Squad folder SquadWindows-XXXX\Squad\Squad\Config--- My resolution is not in the settings Open console and type: r.SetRes", "r.SetRes <Resolution> r.setres 1920x1080f You can also go to the AppData folder and change it within the GameUserSettings.ini C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Squad\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor--- I can't shoot, move or use the UI after alt-tabbing Press Alt, LMB, or ESC again and it will work --- The server shows as empty, but I can't join This is not your fault, but a bug with the server. Try to join another server. --- I can't see anything on the night maps Turn your ingame gamma up in the settings. Make sure "Post Processing" is NOT set to "low". --- How can I change my name? Change your steam name and eventually it will change in game. Your steam name will be updated whenever the Steam API gets updated. We have to manually request name updates from the Steam API, so we only do it every few days. --- My microphone is not working Make sure your microphone is your Windows Default recording device (Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Sound -> Recording) --- CreateProcess() returned 2. Run error. "C:\squad\Squad\Binaries\Win64\Squad.exe" CreateProcess() returned 2. Please extract your files within the .zip you downloaded to you desktop. Right click on the folder > Extract. --- --- Temporary Performance Fix for AMD http://forums.joinsquad.com/topic/8084-amd-performance-is-trash/?p=131492#entry131492 Please help expand on this list. [special thanks to ComedyInk and Nate for helping to sort and compile]
  19. Hey guys, anyone have the same issue? For some reason I can't select anything else than a 800X600 resolution or a 1280X700 one... I got everything up to date and a gigabyte GTX 970 Anyone? Ak