I open X-Plane 10 and says I have an illegal setting config and need to re-install X-plane.

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asked Apr 22 by Maxwibo11 (12 points)
This happened ever since i downloaded a tenerife scenery so i deleted the scenery and I still have the same problem. It has been like this for about a week now and wondering if you could help me fix this problem. thanks.
commented Apr 22 by amelingu (939 points)
Hi, can you include your log.txt?

Can you try renaming ‪X-Plane 10\Resources\settings.txt into ‪X-Plane 10\Resources\settings.bck, launch X-plane and see what happens?
commented Apr 22 by Maxwibo11 (12 points)
ok I will try this and see what happens. thanks.
commented Apr 22 by Maxwibo11 (12 points)
ok i have done this and now it says the file is corrupt and underneath says
(REN_settings.cpp:113)
commented Apr 22 by amelingu (939 points)
OK, don't forget to rename settings.txt as it was before. The problem is somewhere else.

Can you upload here your log.txt (after having tried to launch X-plane with the correct settings.txt file)? It is located at the root of X-plane.
commented Apr 22 by Maxwibo11 (12 points)
Hi, and sorry for wasting time but I have fixed the problem now and thanks for your help anyway.
commented Apr 22 by amelingu (939 points)
Right. Could you describe how you fixed it? It might interesting for other users.

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answered May 19 by ScruffyBaton4 (1,354 points)
You should not edit this file, delete it, or modify it in any way or X-Plane may stop working. If you do accidentally touch this file, simply re-run the updater to get a new clean file.

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