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  1. Button Bug

    Button clicks on the initial menu before loading suffer from the 50% to the right problem. Noticed that anytime I tried to press a button it was 50% to the right while in game on the UI menu. When trying to click buttons on the UI menu in game led to me having to move 50% to the right to actually select it. Same with the spawn locations, it took me about 5 minutes to figure out where the spawn actual button was in respect to the actual spawn icon. When selecting spawn points on the map i cannot do it while the map is entirely zoomed out. I have to zoom all the way in and find the spawn location a little bit to the right (basically where the squad leader '****' exists is where I can find the spawn point) I tried recording the menu screen problems to fraps but it tracked my mouse over the buttons perfectly without error. I have had nVidia DSR factors set to 1.20% when I found the problem, but when setting DSR back to 100% (disabling DSR) the 50% to the right button problem still remained. After returning super sampling in game from 1.5% to 1% video settings, problem still exists. Since fraps doesn't seem to capture the problem I was going to add a video from my cell, but it's battery just crashed and im tired... SO im going to add a paint image instead. I made some squares of where the button clicks actually hit versus the screen displayed loaction. Field of view is at 100 AA is off Im going to re-install the game and report back with the details. Specs: Vid - gtx 980ti x 1 cpu - i76850k mem - 32gb 2133 ddr4 OS - W7 x64 Wish i had some more information. I like the new upgrade btw!
  2. V8.1 Fatal Error message

    Fatal Error: [File:d:\d\pipelines\owi-squad-release-a-8\U\Engine\Source\Runtime\Windows\D3D11RHI\Private\D3D11Util.cpp] [Line: 176] Unreal Engine is exiting due to D3D device being lost. (Error: 0x887A006-'HUNG') I finally found the error that I think has been freezing my game and making it so I couldn't alt-tab out of it without doing a force-shutdown on my computer. I was able to exit out of the application and then close it by using ctrl+alt+delete (I don't know why I hadn't tried that before lmao)
  3. Hello, I'm still experiencing bad FPS value even with the V8 update. In a 72 slots server (almost full i think), i got 25-30 FPS with drops at 15 FPS when a there is an explosion nearby. My config : i5 6600K R9 390 (8Gb) - Drivers up to date 8 Go RAM Windows 10 anniversary My graphic settings : http://images.akamai.steamusercontent.com/ugc/188416901575941767/C85858DE91D46C6953E33F3BD0F3EB8D40802034/ I don't understand this situation because i see friends with 970 GTX who got 60-70 FPS. Secondly, I'm also experiencing this error just after i took this screen shot ^^ : http://tof.canardpc.com/view/8b506f12-03f2-40ab-bb46-0a9b8797471d.jpg Finally, I got a black screen between the Sqaud initial logo and the keyboard setting page (at the start). Normally this black screen is quit quick (~10-20 sec) but sometimes it can last forever. I don't know how to reproduce this.
  4. Sound muffled bug?

    I noticed an issue with the sound after death, once you respawn you still have the muffled sound you had in your knocked out/bleeding out screen for quite a while. Only had it after latest version and everyone else i played with had the same issue after respawning in. Makes spawning and getting into action quite horrible since you cant really make out where the shots come from. Version a-8.6.97.
  5. First of all, I LOVE how sharp the shadows look in 8.4. I don't know why, but since like ~V6 they were just very blobby, especially those from playermodels. However, it seems the shadow for your character's head is missing when you look at the ground- anybody else seeing this? EDIT: I just went into firing range and my shadow is a blob again, with epic shadow settings like I've always had them... does it depend on the map you play on?
  6. Squad v8 crashed

    Hello, everybody. After Squad v8 update, game started crashing, when enemy kills me, or im getting shot. win 7 x 64 Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4570 CPU @ 3.20GHz, 3201 МГц, ядер: 4, логических процессоров: 4 Random Access Memory 8, 00 gb I was trying to fix it by using this link https://support.microsoft.com/ru-ru/kb/968003 Did not work. I think windows reinstall will fix it 100%, but, maybe somebody knows, how to fix it without using such radical methods? Thanks for replying.
  7. GTX 1070 Performance (halp)

    Gigabyte Wind-force GTX 1070 Intel core i7 4770k @3.9 GHz 16GB of Corsair RAM 1600 MHz Firecuda 2TB SSHD Currently getting 40-50 FPS on large maps on full load servers(1920x1080),fairly disappointing at times. Could my processor be the bottleneck or the ram? pls halp :C
  8. V8 Initial Thoughts

    Just thought I'd throw out my first impressions after playing a few rounds of Alpha Version 8. Among my favorite new features is the ground shake effect explosions now have, it's very immersive and makes explosions rather more frightening. I personally find myself backing further away from them. I like the slight variation in the M249, the modern one didn't feel quite right in the hands of an Eastern European militia anyway. The next step, of course, is updating the icons for the US and Militia to reflect the newer and older variations of the 249 respectively. Overall I think the new lighting is a great improvement, though in sunny map schemes I find it has a few odd areas, perhaps too bright. Not sure. I'm in love with "cloudy" map schemes, and I think all that overcast sky needs now is more wind wound effects and some rain I like having the call to prayer - particularly that it emanates from loudspeakers - and I think it's good that it only sounds in brief instances and not continually so as not to get too monotonous, however I think it could go for a few seconds longer. Just my opinion, it seems to cut off a bit too soon. The crawl animation is to die for, and I'm glad to see more sway when stamina is low. I really enjoyed the host of new sounds I heard... and FINALLY I can hear bandage when a medic's reviving me! And then we come to performance... before, I ran everything at low/off for 30-50 FPS. Now I run everything at epic/on for 30-50 FPS, save for super sampling, which I disable (even 1.25 kills up to 20 FPS). I'm pleased to say the least I may drop to 25 if there's all kinds of shit flying around me and I'm in smoke, but whatever. Really looking forward to seeing how optimization improves from here! In all my eagerness I didn't get to try the rocket techie or the NSV (didn't play any layers with the rocket, got one-shotted when I tried to get on an NSV), but I'm sure they don't disappoint either! Thank you devs! I wonder what V9 holds?! >queue hype<
  9. V8 Crash/Freeze?

    I've been getting pretty frequent crashes since the V8 release. Here's what happens: I'm playing normally and then the game freezes, when I try to alt-tab all of that happens is my mouse appears on the screen over the frozen game and the screen flickers as I move it around. The only way I've found to fix it is doing a hard restart. I don't want to damage my computer by doing this so much. Specs: GPU: GTX 1080 STRIX OC CPU: i7 6700k @4.6 OC'd RAM: 32GB Memory: SSD 850 EVO, 500GB
  10. V8 Optimization

    With the target date for the next major update being in early November (Great birthday gift! Thanks devs!), people are wondering what the team is working on. I don't know the ins and outs, but the one word that comes up is "optimization". So what is it exactly? PC Gamer wrote an article recently explaining just that. http://www.pcgamer.com/what-optimization-really-means-in-games/ It's definitely worth the read. What did I take away from the reading? Basically programmers are gods.