Remove Compass POI Markers by Silverglade
Fallout 3 » User Interface
Added: 30/10/2008 - 03:54AM
Updated: 30/10/2008 - 03:58AM

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Last updated at 3:58, 30 Oct 2008 Uploaded at 3:54, 30 Oct 2008

Name: Remove Compass POI Markers
Version: 0.1
Date: 2008/10/29
Category: UI
Required: Fallout 3 (Original Release Version)
Author(s): Silverglade
Source: http://www.fallout3nexus.com

This mod removes the Points of Interest (POI) and quest markers from
under the compass. It is designed for people that like to discover
things on their own.

Note: Enemy markers will still appear above the compass.

1. Extract this archive to your Fallout Data folder. The Data folder
can be found under the directory where you installed Fallout.

2. Locate your FALLOUT.INI file. Usually it is found under My
Documents\My Games\Fallout 3.

3. Edit your FALLOUT.INI file in a text editor like Notepad.

4. Change bInvalidateOlderFiles=0 to bInvalidateOlderFiles=1. It is in
the [Archive] section a ways down in the file.

5. Save the INI file.

6. Start the game.

If you have not installed any other mods that modify the GUI, you can
just delete the "menus" folder under your Fallout Data directory.

If you have install other mods that modify the GUI, or you are unsure,
just delete the following file from under your Fallout Data directory:


None known.

0.1, 2008/10/29 - Initial release.

You can send me a Personal Message (PM) on the official Elder Scrolls
forums. Just PM 'Silverglade'. All updates to this mod will be posted on

Thanks to Bethesda for creating Fallout 3.
Thanks to lhammonds for the Readme Generator that this file is based on.
Thanks to AvuidAlchy for getting me started in the right direction.

Tools Used
Oblivion Mod Manager (OBMM) by Timeslp
Readme Generator - http://lhammonds.game-host.org/obmm/tools_readme_generator1.asp

You can do whatever you want with this mod. No permission is required to
use any of the resources.