MrVu1 wrote: »
Hello, Vu here.
So we're all aware (GMs too) that there's an issue with the patching for now (although not everyone has this issue).
For now the solutions include :
-Trying again and again : This has been said to work by a few forumers, not guaranteed.
-reinstalling : That should do the trick, if not, try the 3rd option
-Clean reinstall : This is supposed to be a foolproof solution, although it takes time. steps are :
1) Uninstall the game completely, and delete Z8Games folder from your program files folder
2) Perform system cleaning (Ex. Using CCleaner)
3) Disable your Anti-Virus real-time protection
4) Re-download the newest version of the game http://crossfire.z8games.com/downloadS2.aspx
5) Install the game
6) Add CrossFire and CrossFire folder to your Anti-Virus and Firewall exceptions list
7) Close all programs running in the background
8) Re-enable your Anti-Virus real-time protection
-Alternate solution : NickTran1 came up with this, it worked for some people :
Step 1: Go to CF folder and copy REZ folder to somewhere else, desktop is recommended.
Step 2: Delete BACKUP, HGWC , LOG , REZ , XTRAP folder.
Step 3: Run CF, then xtrap will run and say that REZ files have changed.
Step 4: Paste your old REZ folder into CF folder again, the one that you copied ealier.
-another "fix" that worked for some players :
Right click on the CF shortcut on your desktop and click "Open file location"
That will lead you towards the crossfire folder quicker.
Then What I did was moved my rez folder and my HGWC and deleted my XTrap folder and delete your Logs also.
After that try running the game, you will run across the "HGWC problem".
Bring back the HGWC and your Rez folder and run the game again/ patch. It will download you a new Xtrap and HOPEFULLY like me you get it patched.
I'll edit this thread as we get more information or a fix. Please don't spam "I have this too, please fix it" or make more of these threads, thanks.
Also, I'm copying useful posts in here too.
nopanol wrote: »
I was affraid to read this problem until ... it happened to me and that i tryed to analyse/fix it.
Early in the morning, no problemo until 5AM.
5 hours later i launch the game, login ... and the time to check my options, i got a harsh return to desktop. I tryed a fews time more before decide to clean the installation then reinstall. Everytime i have near to 30 sec before the return to desktop occur ... or if i press "save" in the option. I've placed a filespy on all the files present on the Mydocs folder, no one is readed/writed by the client when the bug occur lol
Fine, i decided to totally clean the installation. The hard way, to the registry and system files. Everything.
Now the return to desktop occur when i launch the client, trying to patch something ...but if i spy the process, it open and read nothing lol
So, i'm blocked and i will lost a couple of hours trying to digg more deeply the thing to have , maybe, the chance to play this week end.
If i find something cool (no, the procedure in the sticky post isn't usefull because it concern a different bug), i will share it.