Drug Dealer Simulator – Suggestions how to fix most issue and problems with DDS

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Drug Dealer Simulator – Suggestions how to fix most issue and problems with DDS 1 - steamlists.com

If you have encountered an issue regarding the game; ranging from crashes, not launching problems, resolution or fullscreen mode issues or other technical problems then look no further.
 
Make sure to read “Identify your problem” part to learn about what’s wrong with your game, or just look for the solution part if you already know the issue.
 
Any questions? leave them in the comments of the guide, read the FAQ part (if there is any) or contact me either through steam or add me on discord: V7X#5132
 
 

Covered Issues list

This guide will cover some of the most common problems that you might encounter.
 
 
PLEASE NOTE:
 
This guide will NOT cover any gameplay issues, bugs or similar problems.
 
You will only find technical issues such as crashes and other launching problems.
 
 
There are two parts for this guide:
 
 
Common Issue:
 
Game launches then immediately crashes (with or without error)
 
 
Other Issues:
 
-Mouse issues (mouse cannot go beyong a certain point on the screen, etc..)
 
-Resolution/Fullscreen problems (changing resolution or fullscreen mode from the in-game graphics settings does not actually update resolution or fullscreen mode)
 
 
 

Not launching (no errors)

If you press “Play” in your steam library or open DDS and it doesn’t launch at all, it means your game might have fullscreen problems.
 
 
To solve this, follow these steps:
 
1- Press windows key + R
 
2- type in the search box “%localappdata%”
 
 
Drug Dealer Simulator - Suggestions how to fix most issue and problems with DDS - Not launching (no errors) - 64C75EE
 
3- Look for the folders:
 
DrugDealerSimulator -> Saved -> Config -> WindowsNoEditor
 
4- Find and open the file “GameUserSettings” using Notepad (right click, open with, select Notepad)
 
 
Drug Dealer Simulator - Suggestions how to fix most issue and problems with DDS - Not launching (no errors) - D1CE060
 
 
Drug Dealer Simulator - Suggestions how to fix most issue and problems with DDS - Not launching (no errors) - 72975DD
 
 
5- Find every setting that has fullscreen mode and change the number/value of it to 0, or change true to false (disable fullscreen mode)
 
 
Drug Dealer Simulator - Suggestions how to fix most issue and problems with DDS - Not launching (no errors) - AC80ADE
 
6- Save the file, then restart DDS
 
 
 

Not launching (with errors)

If you press “Play” in your steam library or open DDS and it doesn’t launch at all but shows you an error after crashing, or opens with blackscreen then immediately crashes, then you probably have an 11th / 12th generation Intel cpu, if you don’t know what that means, then you should watch
 

 
and follow the steps shown in it: (not my own video but thanks to the creator)
 
 
Or click:
 
 

 
 
If you do not have an 11/12th gen intel CPU or that didn’t work, it might be a resolution issue then.
 
 
To fix this, follow the steps:
 
1- Press windows key + R
 
2- type in the search box “%localappdata%”
 
 
Drug Dealer Simulator - Suggestions how to fix most issue and problems with DDS - Not launching (with errors) - 64C75EE
 
3- Look for the folders:
 
DrugDealerSimulator -> Saved -> Config -> WindowsNoEditor
 
4- Find and open the file “GameUserSettings” using Notepad (right click, open with, select Notepad)
 
 
Drug Dealer Simulator - Suggestions how to fix most issue and problems with DDS - Not launching (with errors) - D1CE060
 
 
Drug Dealer Simulator - Suggestions how to fix most issue and problems with DDS - Not launching (with errors) - 72975DD
 
 
5- Find every setting that has resolution and change the resolution to your own native resolution,
 
 
Drug Dealer Simulator - Suggestions how to fix most issue and problems with DDS - Not launching (with errors) - AC80ADE
 
6- Save the file, then restart DDS
 
 
 

Can’t Change Resolution

If you can’t change resolutions from the in-game settings, try this:
 
 
1- Press windows key + R
 
2- type in the search box “%localappdata%”
 
 
Drug Dealer Simulator - Suggestions how to fix most issue and problems with DDS - Can't Change Resolution - 64C75EE
 
3- Look for the folders:
 
DrugDealerSimulator -> Saved -> Config -> WindowsNoEditor
 
4- Find and open the file “GameUserSettings” using Notepad (right click, open with, select Notepad)
 
 
Drug Dealer Simulator - Suggestions how to fix most issue and problems with DDS - Can't Change Resolution - D1CE060
 
 
Drug Dealer Simulator - Suggestions how to fix most issue and problems with DDS - Can't Change Resolution - 72975DD
 
 
Once you have the config file open, look for “ResolutionSize” or similar options
 
Change whatever resolution you find it set to; to the resolution you’d like to use.
 
Save the file, and restart the game.
 
 
 

Can’t Change Fullscreen Mode

If you can’t make the game Fullscreen or Windowed, try this:
 
 
First, try using the F11 key on your keyboard, or alternatively use the shortcut [Alt + Enter]
 
 
If those don’t work consistantly, do this:
 
 
1- Press windows key + R
 
2- type in the search box “%localappdata%”
 
 
Drug Dealer Simulator - Suggestions how to fix most issue and problems with DDS - Can't Change Fullscreen Mode - 64C75EE
 
3- Look for the folders:
 
DrugDealerSimulator -> Saved -> Config -> WindowsNoEditor
 
4- Find and open the file “GameUserSettings” using Notepad (right click, open with, select Notepad)
 
 
Drug Dealer Simulator - Suggestions how to fix most issue and problems with DDS - Can't Change Fullscreen Mode - D1CE060
 
 
Drug Dealer Simulator - Suggestions how to fix most issue and problems with DDS - Can't Change Fullscreen Mode - 72975DD
 
 
Once you have the config file open, look for “FullscreenMode” option and disable it
 
To do this, change 1 to 0 and change True to False
 
 
Save the file and restart the game.
 
You should now be able to change fullscreen modes from the in-game settings.
 
 
 

Mouse Issues

If you face any of these problems:
 
 
-Can’t access some parts of the screen
 
-Can’t click some buttons
 
-UI is too crowded
 
-UI is outside of the screen/unreadable
 
 
Then you probably have set a very low or unusual resolution.
 
To change resolutions, head to the Graphics settings.
 
If that does not work, try this:
 
 
1- Press windows key + R
 
2- type in the search box “%localappdata%”
 
 
Drug Dealer Simulator - Suggestions how to fix most issue and problems with DDS - Mouse Issues - 64C75EE
 
3- Look for the folders:
 
DrugDealerSimulator -> Saved -> Config -> WindowsNoEditor
 
4- Find and open the file “GameUserSettings” using Notepad (right click, open with, select Notepad)
 
 
Drug Dealer Simulator - Suggestions how to fix most issue and problems with DDS - Mouse Issues - D1CE060
 
 
Drug Dealer Simulator - Suggestions how to fix most issue and problems with DDS - Mouse Issues - 72975DD
 
 
Look for “ResolutionSize” or similar options, then change the written resolutions to your screen’s native resolutions (for example: 1920 x 1080 for FullHD)
 
Then save the file and restart the game.
 
 
 

Other Issues & Questions

If your Technical issue isn’t covered here, please let me know in the comments section of the guide and I’ll try to help you or update the guide if necessary.
 
 

Written by v7x

 
 
This is all about Drug Dealer Simulator – Suggestions how to fix most issue and problems with DDS; I hope you enjoy reading the Guide! If you feel like we should add more information or we forget/mistake, please let us know via commenting below, and thanks! See you soon!
 
 


3 Comments

  1. I am on windows 11(Its up to date). The game Game launches then immediately crashes without error. The GameUserSettings.ini Is blank When i open with notepad. The same goes with the rest of .ini files. I have reinstalled it multiple times. I have deleted the local appdata file for Drug Dealer Simulator. I verified integriy of game files.
    My setup:
    i7-11700F
    16GB ram
    RTX 3060ti

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