Guide How to fix the white islands glitch

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  1. Bad

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    Ahoy Mates,
    Here is a How to fix the white islands background glitch. If you dont know what I mean, Here is an example of the glitch. (Thank you Constance O'hara for allowing me to use her screenshot)
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    If you experience islands that are all white, missing graphics or are unable to enter or dock on Kingshead, please follow the below instructions:

    Workaround: For Browser Mode
    1. Make sure the game is close.
    2. Press the Windows + R Keys.
    3. Copy and paste the following command into the 'Run' Window: %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Panda3D\start\pirates
    4. Delete the 'cache' folder
    5. Launch Pirates Online again
    Workaround: For Launcher Mode
    1. Make sure the game is close.
    2. Press the Windows + R Keys
    3. Copy and paster the following command into the 'Run' Window: %ProgramFiles%\Disney\Disney Online\PiratesOnline
    4. Delete the 'cache' folder
    5. Launch Pirates Online again
    For Mac Launcher users
    1. Find PiratesOnline.app in your Applications folder
    2. right click it, and click "Show Package Contents."
    Mac Workaround.jpg

    3. Then, from the folder that opens navigate to the Contents/MacOS/ and remove the cache folder.

    Mac Workaround2.jpg
    Special Thanks to Davy Darkrage for providing the pics and the How To for Mac users.
     
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  2. Rose Sunslipper

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    sounds like too much work o.x
     
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  3. Amelia Darkskull

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    isnt it always?
     
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    How might we remove the White Islands glitch using a Mac on Browser mode?
     
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    Try looking for the panda3D folder, and look for the cache folder in there.
     
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  7. James Birkshaw

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    I couldn't find a Panda 3D folder, but here's the app contents list..
     

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    Oh, maybe Davy or anyone that has a mac can shed some light on this? I dont have a mac just assumed it would be a similar process to the pc version.
     
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    thanks i will try it
     
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    Is there a way to fix the black island glitch instead of whit everything I see is black
     
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    Turn up your brightness lol jk. Try the same way as this glitch, It might work :D
     
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