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    1. How to Delete my Preferences Folder

      To delete your Preferences Files please do the following: First of all make sure the game is closed before you proceed. For Windows Vista and Windows 7: - Click ‘Start’ - Select ‘Computer’ - From the header, select ‘Organize’ dropdown - Select ‘Folder and Search Options’ - Within here, select the ‘View’ tab and make sure ‘Show Hidden Files and Folders’ is selected - Navigate to C:\Users\[Your Windows Username]\AppData\Local\Sports Interactive\Football Mana
    2. How to Delete my Cache Folder

      In Football Manager 2016 there are two ways of deleting your cache files. The first can be done in game by going to: FM -> Preferences -> Interface Under 'Skin' click the 'Clear Cache' button. When prompted select ‘Yes’. You will now need to restart Football Manager 2016 for these changes to take effect. To delete your cache outside of the game, please follow the instructions as stated for your Operating System: To delete your cache, first make sure the game is clo
    3. How to Delete my Editor Cache folder

      To delete your cache folder, please do the following: For Windows Vista and Windows 7: - Click ‘Start’ - Select ‘Computer’ - From the header, select ‘Organize’ dropdown - Select ‘Folder and Search Options’ - Within here, select the ‘View’ tab and make sure ‘Show Hidden Files and Folders’ is selected - Navigate to C:\Users\Your Username\AppData\Local\Sports Interactive\Editor 2016 - Delete the ‘Cache’ folder For Windows 8 and Windows 10: - Click ‘
    4. How to Find my system Dxdiag

      - For Vista/Window7: - Go to your Start Menu in the bottom left hand corner - On the bottom left there should be start search area. - Type in dxdiag then press Enter. - The Dxdiag window should open. You may be prompted to allow dxdiag to check online for digital signatures, for which please click ‘Yes’ - On the bottom portion of the dxdiag window there should be a button that says ‘Save All Information’ - Click this and save the file as a txt document. - For Window
    5. How to Upload a file to our FTP to be checked

      From time to time, we will ask you to provide us with more information on a particular bug which we will ask you to upload to our public FTP site. We very much recommend using Filezilla to do this: Download the Filezilla FTP Client from HERE (Filezilla is Free Opensource) Filezilla FTP Instructions: When you install it and open it up, at the top you'll see the following: Host: Username: Password: Enter the following: Host: ftp.sigames.com Username: ft
    6. How to Uninstall Football Manager 2016

      Start by uninstalling Football Manager 2016 through Steam: - With Steam under your Library, Right -click on Football Manager 2016 and select “Delete Local Content” Next confirm the removal the Football Manager 2016 Preferences and Cache Folders Windows Vista and Windows 7: - Click "Start" - Select “Computer” - From the header, select “Organize” dropdown - Select Folder and Search Options - Within here, select the “View” tab and make sure Show Hidden F
    7. How to update my Graphics Card Drivers

      The majority of graphics card websites have 'auto-checkers' which can scan your system and find the correct card. They can be found here for the following makes: AMD/ATI - http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/pages/index.aspx Intel - http://downloadcenter.intel.com/ Nvidia - http://www.nvidia.com/download/index.aspx?lang=en-us If you have the knowledge, we'd suggest using the manual download and install over the auto-checker, so if you know your exact graphics card make and
    8. How to Uninstall and Reinstall my Graphics Card Drivers:

      Uninstall your Graphics card drivers as shown below: For AMD/ATI Drivers – http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-arti...csDrivers.aspx For Intel Drivers – http://www.intel.com/support/graphics/sb/CS-034574.htm For nVidia Drivers – http://www.nvidia.co.uk/object/IO_13955.html Bear in mind some laptops will have both Intel and an AMD or Nvidia driver, so remember to remove them both before reinstalling. To Reinstall the graphics card drivers, the majority of graphics card websit
    9. How to update my Sound Card Drivers

      To update your Sound Card drivers, please visit your system’s manufacturer’s website. Find the make and model of your sound card and go to the Drivers and Downloads section. Once you find the relevant audio driver, download and install it. You may be prompted to restart your system during installation.
    10. How to back up Football Manager files

      All your Football Manager game files can be found in the following location by default: C:\Users\[Your Windows Username]\Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2016\ We very much suggest having auto save turned on to weekly or fortnightly with ‘New File for Each Auto Save’ so you always have a recent backup of your save. If you find you have a large number of backup saves, you can manually delete them from the location show above. You can change you auto-save settings via t
    11. How to make sure that an Anti-Virus Program isn't interfering with Steam or FM?

      Occasionally due to updates or system configuration, anti-virus programs have been known to interfere with Steam and Football Manager. Because of this, we recommend if you encounter issues, setting up your anti-virus to make sure it is not conflicting with the game. Please add Steam and Football Manager to your exceptions. How to do this will depend on your anti-virus, we very much suggest you searching online on the programs website for details on how to do this. For clarification by
    12. How to configure my laptop to run Football Manager with optimal settings

      If you are running the game on a laptop, we suggest running your laptop via the mains so it isn't defaulted into a power saving mode. - Go to your ‘Control Panel’ - Select 'Power Options' - Select 'Maximum performance' or 'High performance’ (If neither of these options are available click ‘Show additional plans’ to find this option) Nvidia Graphic Cards If your laptop has an Nvidia card, it will most likely also have a secondary Intel card which normally runs in power sa
    13. How to update my DirectX and Net Framework to the latest versions

      Then make sure you have the latest Net Framework and version of DirectX installed. To do this, first download and install this net framework update from here - http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9831986 Then download this to make sure your DirectX is up to date (even if you've recently done this, please try again). It is an offline installer so first up download. - First download the from this link - http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=8109 - Once the file has fin
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