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Launcher Won't Launch simultaneous instances of exefile.exe

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Avraham Avinu
Children of Noah
#1 - 2012-05-03 05:02:57 UTC
I can open one client just fine.

When I try to open another client using the Launcher while a concurrent exefile.exe is already running I get a Windows Error window that says:

Unable to update Eve Online client

the EVE Launcher cannot update a directory from which processes are running. Please close the following process: exefile.exe
Freakers Cesaille
True Hunters of NPCs
#2 - 2012-05-03 05:05:51 UTC
well it seems to me they did that that they are trying to eliminate the bots.
Avraham Avinu
Children of Noah
#3 - 2012-05-03 05:08:32 UTC
Freakers Cesaille wrote:
well it seems to me they did that that they are trying to eliminate the bots.

No, I can MANUALLY open another one. It's the Launcher won't launch one. The launcher is a seperate program that does the hashing and what not and updates the game files. The latest launcher has a borked function or permissions issue.
MR rockafella
Santa's Factory
#4 - 2012-05-03 08:04:01 UTC
https://forums.eveonline.com/default.aspx?g=posts&m=1221843#post1221843

This has nothing to do with bots. its just some stupid ass dev who thought that the launcher should do a requered file in use check at load, instead of when its trying to patch.

But check post for bypass. so it launches eve client straight up.
Spikeflach
Perkone
Caldari State
#5 - 2012-05-03 19:44:03 UTC
as long as you don't close the launcher, you can press the play button many times to open many clients. but if you close the launcher and then try to open it again you get that error.

you can also go to the eve bin folder and launch the eve client from the exefile.exe. (make a shortcut if you want)

Just as far as i know, you need to use the launcher to update eve.
Shepard Book
Underground Stargate
#6 - 2012-05-03 22:42:04 UTC
MR rockafella wrote:
https://forums.eveonline.com/default.aspx?g=posts&m=1221843#post1221843

This has nothing to do with bots. its just some stupid ass dev who thought that the launcher should do a requered file in use check at load, instead of when its trying to patch.

But check post for bypass. so it launches eve client straight up.


I am sending reports and repair borked client is still not working either...
Avraham Avinu
Children of Noah
#7 - 2012-05-04 05:54:31 UTC
Thanks everyone: the workarounds worked. I still which the Launcher worked though.
Shepard Book
Underground Stargate
#8 - 2012-05-12 15:36:11 UTC
This was fixed for me in last patch it seems. Thanks