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LooseCannon689

Graphics settings keep resetting

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LooseCannon689

I just bought and installed GTA V off of Steam.  I'm trying to change the graphics settings, but each time the game says it needs to restart and comes back with the default settings.  I've seen reports of the bug over the course of several years. I've tried some suggestions like deleting the cfg.dat, making sure settings.xml is not read-only.  But, none of the ones I've tried have worked.  Is there a definitive fix for this issue now?

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3 hours ago, LooseCannon689 said:

I just bought and installed GTA V off of Steam.  I'm trying to change the graphics settings, but each time the game says it needs to restart and comes back with the default settings.  I've seen reports of the bug over the course of several years. I've tried some suggestions like deleting the cfg.dat, making sure settings.xml is not read-only.  But, none of the ones I've tried have worked.  Is there a definitive fix for this issue now?

I have the same issue. Do the first mission on whatever settings the game is by default, when you're in Franklin's house, save the game. Then start adjusting settings. If that doesn't work, just keep resetting a few more times, it'll work.

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Cool, that worked!  Thanks for the suggestion.

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