Error: could not create settings directory

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Error: could not create settings directory

Post by silverrider80 » Sun Jun 01, 2014 13:39

I get this settings error when I run ECwolf 1.3 - game is playable but settings are not saved. Ignore the sod errors.
Also, the Escape key does not work in the Wolf3d menu but does work with SoD.
I tried this in a clean ecwolf install, and moved the files in the %AppData%/ecwolf folder to another folder, and even deleted the ecwolf folder there.
ECwolf is being ran with admin rights too. (win7)
Any help would be appreciated! Thanks.

Lovin' this port btw!! :D
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Re: Error: could not create settings directory

Post by Blzut3 » Sun Jun 01, 2014 17:08

Hmm. PM me the full path to your %AppData%.

One thing you can probably do in the mean time is to use "--config C:\_games\ecwolf\ecwolf.cfg --savedir C:\_games\ecwolf"

ECWolf does not need admin rights to run.

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Re: Error: could not create settings directory

Post by silverrider80 » Tue Jun 03, 2014 13:56

Problem solved. I was using the 32bit on 64bit windows.

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Re: Error: could not create settings directory

Post by Blzut3 » Tue Jun 03, 2014 18:31

No 32-bit on 64-bit is supported just fine. The issue seemed to be uninitialized memory which I expected the Windows API to fill a certain way. I had someone have the same issue with the 64-bit builds.

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Re: Error: could not create settings directory

Post by KalebNoobMaster » Tue Oct 21, 2014 3:35

I am also having this problem. I completely deleted ECWolf, tried both 32 bit and 64 bit, but it just refuses to save my settings.

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Re: Error: could not create settings directory

Post by Blzut3 » Tue Oct 21, 2014 17:11

Do you have the same issue with the latest development build? http://devbuilds.drdteam.org/ecwolf/ (Note development builds are 32-bit.)

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Re: Error: could not create settings directory

Post by KalebNoobMaster » Tue Oct 21, 2014 22:13

Blzut3 wrote:Do you have the same issue with the latest development build? http://devbuilds.drdteam.org/ecwolf/ (Note development builds are 32-bit.)
The development build seems to save my settings, but now it crashes while trying to go fullscreen, no matter the resolution.

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Re: Error: could not create settings directory

Post by Blzut3 » Tue Oct 21, 2014 22:54

Does ECWolf prompt you to save a crash dump? Can't really think of what might be causing that issue off hand.

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Re: Error: could not create settings directory

Post by KalebNoobMaster » Tue Oct 21, 2014 23:07

Blzut3 wrote:Does ECWolf prompt you to save a crash dump? Can't really think of what might be causing that issue off hand.
Yeah, it does: http://puu.sh/cljl5/2c6f9527ce

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Re: Error: could not create settings directory

Post by Blzut3 » Wed Oct 22, 2014 2:30

Hmm... Can you look at your config at %AppData%\ecwolf. Look for the keys FullScreenWidth and FullScreenHeight and set those to your desktop resolution. Does that resolve the crash? Just remembered that we have independent full screen and windowed resolution settings.

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Re: Error: could not create settings directory

Post by KalebNoobMaster » Wed Oct 22, 2014 3:01

Blzut3 wrote:Hmm... Can you look at your config at %AppData%\ecwolf. Look for the keys FullScreenWidth and FullScreenHeight and set those to your desktop resolution. Does that resolve the crash? Just remembered that we have independent full screen and windowed resolution settings.
Yeah, that seemed to work! Thanks! :)

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