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Old 16 Jul 2013, 17:25
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Downloaded Mods Notifications

Since around one week or maybe two or something like that I receive downloaded modification notifications yet I have in my user control panel "Download Notifications" Disabled as well I have no subscribed threads. So, what's up? Some kind of error?


* Manual Update Notification *

The following modification has been updated (by xxx) ;


Reason ;

Updated to x.x.x - xxx.

To edit your update notifications for this modification please visit the Edit Settings Page ;
Also when following this url it looks like I have set it to PMs not emails. But I received emails.

Last edited by Chris8; 16 Jul 2013 at 17:31.
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Old 16 Jul 2013, 21:56
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That setting (Download Notifications) is not referring to update notifications from release threads.
Its refers to the monthly notification of modifications you have downloaded, but not marked as installed.

(They are sent on the 15th of each month).
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Old 18 Jul 2013, 11:38
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When an update is sent via the send update system it should only be for a new version of the mod.

A critical part of forum security is to make sure you always run the latest version of a modification. Older versions can have security exploits. (New ones can too but they are less likely to be known).

If you see a developer abusing the system- sending updates when there was nothing real to update, PM myself or another staff member and we will look into it- the update system should never be used to spam.
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