View Full Version : Bug or patch?
27-08-2012, 09:34 PM
I am having some wierd problem.
I was playing earlier, so i know i did install the game. But now, when i want to play, it downloads the whole game again. Was there a massive patch?
In the installation folder, there is a 15 gb gw2.dat, the exe (starting the launcher) and an empty tmp file. That sounds kind of wrong, but who knows.
Anyone else having similar problems?
27-08-2012, 10:10 PM
I have the same directory structure, (which also struck me as odd) but everything is working fine here. Haven't had any massive patches drop today, but it was 4pm before I hot the client downloaded anyway.
27-08-2012, 10:21 PM
What directory are you running the game from? Give it a directory like c:\guild wars 2 and dump the files in there. If your running from a temp directory your files may get deleted.
28-08-2012, 12:57 AM
The 15gb GW2.dat is exactly how it's supposed to be. If you have a GW1 install you'll see that it's pretty much the exact same, in that you'll have a massive gw.dat file, a gw.tmp that's usually small or empty, a gw.exe, and maybe another file or two.
I'd say that something is wrong if you're having to redownload the game every time you try to launch it.
28-08-2012, 07:02 AM
If you're still having trouble, you might want to try using the "-image" command line argument, or even "-repair". GW2 Command line arguments. (http://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Command_line_arguments)
28-08-2012, 09:59 AM
Ha, i know what happened, when the downloading finished (no idea how long it took, i did not wait) the .dat had grown to 18GB and i was quite surprised to find out that you can actually hear the characters talk in your personal story.
It had installed the game in german but i had switched the language as sson as possible to english because the german speaker was horrible. Apparently it then let me play with no voices until i restarted, when it downloaded all the english sounds.
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