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I hate to ask because I am pretty sure I am not going to like the answer... but trying to bring IL-2 back to life.... it loaded about 60% and stopped... now it does nothing. I have always been really fortunate with this program  I have not had the problems I read about. Well.. I guess I am in the hopper now. Any suggestions on how to get this thing to complete loading what ever it is loading???

 

Thanks,

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Are you talking about the Great Battles/Flying Circus, Cliffs of Dover, or 1946 version?

I just installed GB/FC on the wife’s computer last night with no issues.  There was a bit of a hang up at what I’d say was 98% but it finished on its own. 

Is there enough room on the drive?

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If you're trying to load 1946, you may run into problems due to Win10 not being 100% compatible with it.  You may have to research how to get the game to finish the install.

If it's Cliffs of Dover or Great Battles, it could be a anti-virus or firewall thing.

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BoX I had zero problems from 1st launch up until 2 patch's ago & now it wont load at all. Ive done everything I could find to fix it up to & including a complete reinstall with no joy. I have given up on it.

CoD OTOH has been fine all along. 

Whatever it is I hope you get it sorted. 

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IL-2 Sturmovik I have not run in months... so when I attempted to start it I expected that there would be a large update... there was and it failed to complete. Got about 70% and just stopped there (for many hours) I tried it again with no response and then just left it and came back this morning and it is again about 70% and this time says FAILED TO UPDATE on the red bar. 

Any ideas?

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I'm going to assume Great Battles. 

Go to your IL-2 folder and delete all the files in the 'UPDATE' folder and relaunch.

For @Yogi:

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The problem appears to have been solved by applying the following as suggested by Support; particularly removing read only property and running game and launcher as administrator. Thank you to Olga Yemelyanova of 1CGS Support Team <support@1cgs.net>.

From FAQ about launcher and updating https://forum.il2sturmovik.com/topic/5321-faq-about-launcher-and-updating/
1) Before you start
Remember that the game uses certain ports 
Setup or turn off your security software (antivirus, brandmauer, UAC, SmartScreen, etc.)
Make sure that you're logged into Windows as Administrator
Open context menu by a right click on game's icon, go to Compatibility settings and choose to Run as Administrator

From Game setup and settings FAQ https://forum.il2sturmovik.com/topic/2074-game-setup-and-settings-faq/#faq8
6) The game doesn't start, the application shuts down and a warning error message appears. What can be done here?
You need to launch the game as Administrator. Click with the RMB on IL-2.exe (...\IL-2 Sturmovik Battle of Stalingrad\bin\game\Il-2.exe), enter the menu and choose to run it as Admin.
13) Game crashes to desktop all the time, what's wrong?
Find the catalog where the game is installed, enter the folder properties and remove the tick from Read Only field.

Notice

Before doing a complete uninstall and reinstall, try removing read only property from game folder (IL-2 Sturmovik Great Battles) and run launcher.exe and IL-2. exe as administrator.

 

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I tried deleting the UPDATE folder and it does start loading again... but does the exact same thing... it loads about 2/3rds of the program and stops.

I have tried this three times but get the same result each time.

Britch... yes... Great Battles... .sorry I forget that this is more than one sim in one area.

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1 minute ago, Britchot said:

Still no joy for you?

Nope. I tinkered with it for all of 5mins last night though. I changed the read only on the folder & when that didnt work gave up on it. This weekend I will give it one more concerted effort going through everything again & if still no joy I am going to uninstall it. 

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1 hour ago, Yogi said:

Nope. I tinkered with it for all of 5mins last night though. I changed the read only on the folder & when that didnt work gave up on it. This weekend I will give it one more concerted effort going through everything again & if still no joy I am going to uninstall it. 

Yogi, do you have IL-2 through Steam?

Additionally, are you using the  MSI overclock app, or something similar?  Supposedly it conflicts with the game and causes it to hang on loading.

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Yep I use the steam version. I have was going to buy the standalone but did a bit of a reality check. I dont have the time to fly everything i have now. Why then am I pushing so hard for another title that will further dilute my time. 

In the end DCS is my 1st love & so long as it works, all's well in Yogi's world :)

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