The New Retail Update Crashes Client Side

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altalus
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Re: The New Retail Update Crashes Client Side

Post by altalus » Fri Dec 14, 2012 2:17 pm

bluekirby0 wrote:Now for some bad news: I can't work on this because my ffxi client got messed up. After reinstalling I can no longer update even the initial POL viewer install. I may have to re-install windows just to get this working again.
If there's anything I can do to help... I have a working one.

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Re: The New Retail Update Crashes Client Side

Post by bluekirby0 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 2:37 pm

Nope...I have to at least be able to update POL normally or I can't do anything else. Preparing to re-install windows now. It was about time anyway.

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Re: The New Retail Update Crashes Client Side

Post by bluekirby0 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 7:09 pm

My work so far on the new client version can be found here:
http://forums.dspt.info/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=590

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Re: The New Retail Update Crashes Client Side

Post by Virtualchronos » Fri Dec 14, 2012 8:10 pm

Found the solution a few hours ago.

Go to your FFXI directory look on the NEWEST ONLY files who were modified (approx 10). replace them all with old ones (except the one with the .ver extension) now launch your windower, everything work again ^^

Nb: if your windower crashes or says connection refused, put your windower mode from 1 to 2 (try to find the one who fits)
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Tried on three computers and the fix work on x86 x64 US & EUR version and everything works perfectly

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Re: The New Retail Update Crashes Client Side

Post by Flunklesnarkin » Fri Dec 14, 2012 8:11 pm

I haven't updated my client in a few months.

I'm able to log in still.
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Virtualchronos
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Re: The New Retail Update Crashes Client Side

Post by Virtualchronos » Sat Dec 15, 2012 4:56 am

This is the list of files to change to older ones :

you can take EUR ou US files watever your version is it works for both
In directiry Final fantasy xi search the most recent modified files and replace them

you must change this 10 files :
patch.rst
FFXI.dll
VTABLE.dat
file.txt
FTABLE.dat
FFXIResource.dll
FFXIMain.dll
patch.sin
patch.txt
patch2.cfg
patch.cfg

DONT CHANGE patch.ver !!!

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Re: The New Retail Update Crashes Client Side

Post by Kalmado » Sat Dec 15, 2012 10:54 am

can anyone PM me these files so I can attempt to copy/paste them to get my client working? Please and thank you :)

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Re: The New Retail Update Crashes Client Side

Post by basiah » Sat Dec 15, 2012 2:19 pm

We need these files hosted somewhere, I can't play and installing all this stuff was a very time consuming pain.

I anticipate many rage quits before people even get to start............

If anyone could PM me the old files for me and a friend it would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: The New Retail Update Crashes Client Side

Post by Flunklesnarkin » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:36 pm

I like bacon.
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Re: The New Retail Update Crashes Client Side

Post by basiah » Sat Dec 15, 2012 4:10 pm

Confirmed fixed my issue, thanks Flunkle and others :mrgreen:

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