[Fixed] Hammer won't launch on Windows 10 20H2?

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by MOCOLONI, Feb 23, 2021.

  1. MOCOLONI

    MOCOLONI L6: Sharp Member

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  2. nesman

    aa nesman oh god how did this get here

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    Are there any errors when launching hammer? I know 20H2 is having issues.
     
  3. MOCOLONI

    MOCOLONI L6: Sharp Member

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    No, it simply appears as a process in the Task Manager and then crashes soon after. Hammer is supposed to edit a couple of files every time it's launched/closed, but nothing is being changed. I've also run the compatibility troubleshooter but it still won't let it launch at all.
     
  4. MOCOLONI

    MOCOLONI L6: Sharp Member

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    Apparently it won't launch if the game itself is yet to install DirectX on first-time setup. Now that I have, Hammer finally runs.