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==Essential improvements==
 
==Essential improvements==
===Replace Java version===
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===Java version===
 
{{ii}} Spiral Knights includes an outdated 32-bit Java version. Installing 64-bit Java manually is necessary.
 
{{ii}} Spiral Knights includes an outdated 32-bit Java version. Installing 64-bit Java manually is necessary.
 
{{ii}} Spiral Knights benefits from using the latest version of Java. Using 64-bit Java on 64-bit operating systems is strongly recommended.<ref>[https://forums.spiralknights.com/en/node/62691 SK Performance Tweaking Guide]</ref>
 
{{ii}} Spiral Knights benefits from using the latest version of Java. Using 64-bit Java on 64-bit operating systems is strongly recommended.<ref>[https://forums.spiralknights.com/en/node/62691 SK Performance Tweaking Guide]</ref>
 
{{Fixbox|description=Create a symbolic link (Windows)|ref=<ref>{{Refcheck|user=Hawaii_Beach|date=2016-12-27|comment=}}</ref>|fix=
 
# Go to <code>{{p|game}}</code>.
 
# Delete or rename <code>java_vm</code>.
 
# Open a [[Command Prompt]] as a administrator in <code>{{p|game}}</code>.
 
# Type <code>mklink /d java_vm "%JAVA_HOME%"</code> into the command prompt.
 
 
'''Notes'''
 
{{ii}} Make sure the {{code|JAVA_HOME}} environment variable is set correctly <ref>[http://stackoverflow.com/a/6521412 Finding JDK Installation Directory]</ref>.
 
}}
 
  
 
===RAM allocation and more CPU Usage===
 
===RAM allocation and more CPU Usage===
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|windows 32-bit exe    = true
 
|windows 32-bit exe    = true
 
|windows 64-bit exe    = true
 
|windows 64-bit exe    = true
|windows exe notes      = Manually replace 32-bit Java with 64-bit Java. See [[#Replace Java version|Replace Java version]].
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|windows exe notes      = Replace 32-bit Java with 64-bit Java. See  
 
|mac os x powerpc app  =  
 
|mac os x powerpc app  =  
 
|macos intel 32-bit app = unknown
 
|macos intel 32-bit app = unknown
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|linux 64-bit executable= unknown
 
|linux 64-bit executable= unknown
 
|linux executable notes =  
 
|linux executable notes =  
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}}
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===Replace Java version===
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The game bundles with an old version of Java which can be replaced with newer versions of Java that may improve compatibility and performance for low end hardware.
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{{Fixbox|description=Create a symbolic link (Windows)|ref=<ref>{{Refcheck|user=Hawaii_Beach|date=2016-12-27|comment=}}</ref>|fix=
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# Go to <code>{{p|game}}</code>.
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# Delete or rename <code>java_vm</code>.
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# Open a [[Command Prompt]] as a administrator in <code>{{p|game}}</code>.
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# Type <code>mklink /d java_vm "%JAVA_HOME%"</code> into the command prompt.
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'''Notes'''
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{{ii}} Make sure the {{code|JAVA_HOME}} environment variable is set correctly <ref>[http://stackoverflow.com/a/6521412 Finding JDK Installation Directory]</ref>
 
}}
 
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