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EVE Launcher Broken After Computer Crash

Algarion Getz
Aideron Corp
#1 - 2016-12-29 19:58:07 UTC  |  Edited by: Algarion Getz
My computer crashed while the EVE launcher was open and now looks like this everytime i start it:

I tried:

  • Verifying game cache. Result: 0 corrupt files, 0 extra files. Did not fix the launcher
  • Downloading a new lauchner installer and trying to overwrite the broken lauchner files with new ones. I got error message: Installation already exists in this directory. Please use another one.
  • Using the repair tool as some threads suggested, but there is no repair.exe in the laucher directory and the one from the website doesnt work

What can i do? I dont want to do a complete reinstallation, downloading 4GB with my current connection would take forever and put me over the data limit.
Algarion Getz
Aideron Corp
#2 - 2016-12-29 21:11:47 UTC
I finally found teh cache of the launcher. Its in "C:\Users\>NAME<\AppData\Local\CCP\EVE\cache\QtWebEngine\Default\Cache".
If you delete all files in that folder, the laucher will download new files that work.

Problem solved.