Fatal Error Decompressing Data
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Join Date: Jul 2012
07-25-2012, 11:14 PM
Originally Posted by
To be honest, I have no idea what's going on.
I've read this thread and it seems that it's different for everyone.
It's a different texture for each individual.
What I find unusual is that, after deleting and replacing the suspect HOGGs, the error remained exactly the same!
The same textures/objects cause the crash.
I'm sorry, but you're not correct. I can attest that deleting HOGGs has resolve the issue for ONE texture only to magically have a different texture become the issue...
The BASE ISSUE is the same, some random texture fails to decompress and completely crashes the game. Force Verify does nothing whatsoever and won't fix anything at all.
Deleting HOGGs and re-downloading 6-12GB generally fixes the issue temporarily until you hit the next corrupted texture some arbitrary time later when you run across it in-game. Sometimes you go a few weeks or a few months, but eventually have to patch again at which point you get "+2.5% chance of game failure." Not a fun passive ability, I assure you.
There should be an accolade "Sainted" that you get after 100 texture crashes and complete 6-12GB re-patches.