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Switching between DCS accounts wipes "special" settings


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reproduce:
1. Login with a DCS account

2. enable special INS-setting "pre-aligned" for Harrier

3. exit DCS

4. login with other DCS account

5. exit DCS

6. login with first DCS account again

 

special INS-setting "pre-aligned" for Harrier is reset again to "unaligned".

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ETA for fix? It's quite frustrating 😖

DCS Wishlist: 2K11 Krug SA-4 Ganef SAM, Stinger fix (broken since over 2 years), canopy 6DOF tracking-limit (deny head-through-canopy)

NOTAM (to DCS server-admins): Please adhere to the common sense gaming-industry administration-policy as most of the global gaming-industry does, after all there's enough hostility on the internet already which really doesn't help anyone. Thank you.    -    That moment when companies don't want to mention important facts in their ToS... -.-   -    Dell Visor WMR, Ryzen 5 3600 (6C/12T), RX 580 8GB

 basic DCS-community rule-of-thumb: Don't believe bad things that a DCS pilot claims about another famous DCS pilot without having analyzed the existing evidence - that would only be bullheadedly

PvP: 125+ hours AV-8B VTOL, JF-17 AKG-A2A, royal dutch airforce F-16C, F-14 crew - PvP campaigns since 2013

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On 4/24/2021 at 1:36 AM, Dagger71 said:

server bans

I'm only banned on ONE server, Dagger...

 

And even if some DCS players would be using more than 1 account to "bypass bans", maybe they have quite good reasons, have you ever considered that?


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DCS Wishlist: 2K11 Krug SA-4 Ganef SAM, Stinger fix (broken since over 2 years), canopy 6DOF tracking-limit (deny head-through-canopy)

NOTAM (to DCS server-admins): Please adhere to the common sense gaming-industry administration-policy as most of the global gaming-industry does, after all there's enough hostility on the internet already which really doesn't help anyone. Thank you.    -    That moment when companies don't want to mention important facts in their ToS... -.-   -    Dell Visor WMR, Ryzen 5 3600 (6C/12T), RX 580 8GB

 basic DCS-community rule-of-thumb: Don't believe bad things that a DCS pilot claims about another famous DCS pilot without having analyzed the existing evidence - that would only be bullheadedly

PvP: 125+ hours AV-8B VTOL, JF-17 AKG-A2A, royal dutch airforce F-16C, F-14 crew - PvP campaigns since 2013

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same with language settings of another aircraft. Please fix!!

DCS Wishlist: 2K11 Krug SA-4 Ganef SAM, Stinger fix (broken since over 2 years), canopy 6DOF tracking-limit (deny head-through-canopy)

NOTAM (to DCS server-admins): Please adhere to the common sense gaming-industry administration-policy as most of the global gaming-industry does, after all there's enough hostility on the internet already which really doesn't help anyone. Thank you.    -    That moment when companies don't want to mention important facts in their ToS... -.-   -    Dell Visor WMR, Ryzen 5 3600 (6C/12T), RX 580 8GB

 basic DCS-community rule-of-thumb: Don't believe bad things that a DCS pilot claims about another famous DCS pilot without having analyzed the existing evidence - that would only be bullheadedly

PvP: 125+ hours AV-8B VTOL, JF-17 AKG-A2A, royal dutch airforce F-16C, F-14 crew - PvP campaigns since 2013

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Still awaiting fix... quite frustrating issue 😣 pleeease, ED

DCS Wishlist: 2K11 Krug SA-4 Ganef SAM, Stinger fix (broken since over 2 years), canopy 6DOF tracking-limit (deny head-through-canopy)

NOTAM (to DCS server-admins): Please adhere to the common sense gaming-industry administration-policy as most of the global gaming-industry does, after all there's enough hostility on the internet already which really doesn't help anyone. Thank you.    -    That moment when companies don't want to mention important facts in their ToS... -.-   -    Dell Visor WMR, Ryzen 5 3600 (6C/12T), RX 580 8GB

 basic DCS-community rule-of-thumb: Don't believe bad things that a DCS pilot claims about another famous DCS pilot without having analyzed the existing evidence - that would only be bullheadedly

PvP: 125+ hours AV-8B VTOL, JF-17 AKG-A2A, royal dutch airforce F-16C, F-14 crew - PvP campaigns since 2013

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A simpler and much quicker solution would be to set up a separate Windows user account for your brother. That way your and your brother’s DCS settings would be kept separate.

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its probably being ignored because it is not a bug and your call for help in in the bugs section. either way @Ironhand is spot on. the reason why special settings are going away is because the settings are saved in saved games for your account. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/create-a-local-user-or-administrator-account-in-windows-10-20de74e0-ac7f-3502-a866-32915af2a34d

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1 hour ago, silverdevil said:

its probably being ignored because it is not a bug and your call for help in in the bugs section.

"Bugs and Problems".

 

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DCS Wishlist: 2K11 Krug SA-4 Ganef SAM, Stinger fix (broken since over 2 years), canopy 6DOF tracking-limit (deny head-through-canopy)

NOTAM (to DCS server-admins): Please adhere to the common sense gaming-industry administration-policy as most of the global gaming-industry does, after all there's enough hostility on the internet already which really doesn't help anyone. Thank you.    -    That moment when companies don't want to mention important facts in their ToS... -.-   -    Dell Visor WMR, Ryzen 5 3600 (6C/12T), RX 580 8GB

 basic DCS-community rule-of-thumb: Don't believe bad things that a DCS pilot claims about another famous DCS pilot without having analyzed the existing evidence - that would only be bullheadedly

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fair enough. semantics are great. use the link i provided and your 'problem' is solved. you also will no longer be frustrated about your messed up settings, at least. this will also effectively let one get around server bans until the new account gets banned. good luck

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3 hours ago, silverdevil said:

this will also effectively let one get around server bans until the new account gets banned.

why are you assuming that a new account will get banned?

DCS Wishlist: 2K11 Krug SA-4 Ganef SAM, Stinger fix (broken since over 2 years), canopy 6DOF tracking-limit (deny head-through-canopy)

NOTAM (to DCS server-admins): Please adhere to the common sense gaming-industry administration-policy as most of the global gaming-industry does, after all there's enough hostility on the internet already which really doesn't help anyone. Thank you.    -    That moment when companies don't want to mention important facts in their ToS... -.-   -    Dell Visor WMR, Ryzen 5 3600 (6C/12T), RX 580 8GB

 basic DCS-community rule-of-thumb: Don't believe bad things that a DCS pilot claims about another famous DCS pilot without having analyzed the existing evidence - that would only be bullheadedly

PvP: 125+ hours AV-8B VTOL, JF-17 AKG-A2A, royal dutch airforce F-16C, F-14 crew - PvP campaigns since 2013

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22 hours ago, D4n said:

why are you assuming that a new account will get banned?

i am not assuming anything. just mentioning that it is possible. by the way when you do create a new account, so your brother can use the sim, make sure you use a good password only known to you.

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Sorry, I should've edited it earlier, the brother-thing was a joke back then, as I was insanely frustrated that we still don't have official realistic ED PvP servers and that instead PvP server admins can ban anyone they simply don't like.

DCS Wishlist: 2K11 Krug SA-4 Ganef SAM, Stinger fix (broken since over 2 years), canopy 6DOF tracking-limit (deny head-through-canopy)

NOTAM (to DCS server-admins): Please adhere to the common sense gaming-industry administration-policy as most of the global gaming-industry does, after all there's enough hostility on the internet already which really doesn't help anyone. Thank you.    -    That moment when companies don't want to mention important facts in their ToS... -.-   -    Dell Visor WMR, Ryzen 5 3600 (6C/12T), RX 580 8GB

 basic DCS-community rule-of-thumb: Don't believe bad things that a DCS pilot claims about another famous DCS pilot without having analyzed the existing evidence - that would only be bullheadedly

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29 minutes ago, D4n said:

Sorry, I should've edited it earlier, the brother-thing was a joke back then, as I was insanely frustrated that we still don't have official realistic ED PvP servers and that instead PvP server admins can ban anyone they simply don't like.

 

i get it. some server admins do the admin thing because they like the power. best way to beat them is don't go on their server. there is no point in those people. but on the otherhand don't try to fight with them either. they don't like to be wrong and their childlike tendencies come out. good luck to you and your 'brother' /s 🙂

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On 4/1/2021 at 12:27 PM, D4n said:

reproduce:
1. Login with a DCS account

2. enable special INS-setting "pre-aligned" for Harrier

3. exit DCS

4. login with other DCS account

5. exit DCS

6. login with first DCS account again

 

special INS-setting "pre-aligned" for Harrier is reset again to "unaligned".

Set up your settings for each account, you can launch with a different saved game folder each time, search the forums for the answer.

 

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