Author Topic: Computer freezes up when trying to update?  (Read 479 times)

Offline runetrantor

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Computer freezes up when trying to update?
« on: April 30, 2014, 10:22:08 PM »
So I was playing in 1.004, the last stable update so far, so upon finding out there was a new update that was not a beta, I tried to download it using the ingame updater.

It downloads, then the game goes to black (I assume to restart itself), like when it is loading, and there is a sort of momentary black screen in between the 'init' loading things, but here, it stays there.
I have given it a try twice, and both times I had to force shut down my computer after 15 minutes of inactivity.
I cant even CTRL-ALT-DEL out, or use the Windows button to force the menu out and get out, it does not respond to anything.
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Re: Computer freezes up when trying to update?
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2014, 10:57:12 PM »
If you have Steam, it should update itself if you restart Steam or verify the game cache.

If you have Avast antivirus, that is behavior that I was seeing too with trying to launch the game using the in game updater.

Offline runetrantor

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Re: Computer freezes up when trying to update?
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2014, 11:25:27 PM »
I have Essentials and Ultimate SystemCare, but I was able to update from 1.000 to 1.004 without problems...

Should I disable the anti virus?
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Offline runetrantor

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Re: Computer freezes up when trying to update?
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2014, 02:39:29 AM »
Nevermind, I remembered the game had an updater for 'older machines' and for when the auto one is having troubles, it worked like a charm.
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Re: Computer freezes up when trying to update?
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2014, 10:35:44 AM »
Whew, glad that worked!
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