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#462073 - 03/14/18 03:24 AM [RealBand Wishlist] Return to Factory Settings
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Registered: 06/05/12
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Loc: Melbourne, Australia
In BiaB there is an option to return to factory settings.

Generally speaking, to undertake the same function in RealBand involves the user to locate and delete files "rb.cfg" and "realband.ini" from the RealBand folder.

A more elegant solution would be an option in RealBand to automatically undertake those functions, rather than expecting the user to understand and accurately undertake such measures outside of the program itself.

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#462126 - 03/14/18 10:48 AM [RealBand Wishlist] Re: Return to Factory Settings [Re: VideoTrack]
eddie1261 Offline

Registered: 04/08/11
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Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
Somebody wrote a batch file for this and I think even compiled it into a executable. Perhaps PG can supply that compiled program to reset. If not, it's is an extremely simple batch file to write.

Open a text editor.

Type in

cd c:\ (brings you to the root of C)
cd c:\realband (takes you to the real band directory)
del rb.cfg /f (deletes rb.cfg)
del realband.ini /f (deletes realband.ini)

save it as rbreset.bat (or whatever you want to name it) and put it on the desktop so it is always visible.

The /f attribute forces deletion of read only files, just in case the cfg is read only. I don't know if it is or not. If it is not, that switch can be omitted.

That's really all there is to it. For me it's just as simple to go through Windows Explorer, but for some maybe not so simple.
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#462132 - 03/14/18 11:31 AM [RealBand Wishlist] Re: Return to Factory Settings [Re: VideoTrack]
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Registered: 08/20/11
Posts: 3520
Loc: Winston-Salem, NC USA

I like the idea and I appreciate Eddie taking time to write a batch file to accomplish the task. However ...

It would be nice if the batch file could rename the files instead of deleting them. That way if it turns out that resetting doesn't help then the files can be restored.
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#462148 - 03/14/18 01:09 PM [RealBand Wishlist] Re: Return to Factory Settings [Re: eddie1261]
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Eddie, thanks for your reply and detail, but that was exactly what the suggested feature was trying to avoid! cry

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#462649 - Yesterday at 01:25 PM [RealBand Wishlist] Re: Return to Factory Settings [Re: eddie1261]
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