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Oculus Software won't start

STREETBLAZERSTREETBLAZER Posts: 2
NerveGear
I've reinstalled it twice, disabled antivirus, and I've downloaded the patch. It appears to download and even run the installation fine, but every time I try to run the program itself, a small, black window with the oculus logo appears with a load wheel that persists endlessly.  And to clarify, this does not appear to be the wide spread "Can't Reach Oculus Runtime Service" bug. I'm on windows 10.

Please help

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  • PaladinIIPaladinII Posts: 1
    NerveGear
    I am having the same problem.   I did not use Oculus for a couple of months.  When I tried it told me I needed update. Downloaded the patch, now when launched it goes into the endless load wheel.   Help!
  • STREETBLAZERSTREETBLAZER Posts: 2
    NerveGear
    Ok so I got it working after the 3rd install. The only thing I did differently was designate future app downloads to my secondary SSD with 400+ GB free, as opposed to the system's C drive with only 100 or so GB's available.  After letting it sit overnight after the installation finished it appears to be working now. Just have to be patient with it I suppose....
  • 65Ang65Ang Posts: 8
    NerveGear
    Try the reset of the network (in win 10). It works for me.
  • john.tylerjohn.tyler Posts: 2
    NerveGear
    The only thing that worked for me was to follow StreetBlazer's fix - I uninstalled the Oculus app and then reinstalled and designated that future apps should be installed on a different drive other than my main c: drive where the main Oculus app was installed. That worked. My main drive and the other drive were both SSDs with about 100 GB free on each prior to install. The main drive was an M.2 SSD. 
  • XEcksDeeDXEcksDeeD Posts: 3
    NerveGear
    SOLUTION! If you are getting the error "Your Oculus software might be updating. Please wait a minute and try again. If the issue continues, contact Oculus Support." This is how you fix it, you may have to repeat this every time you restart or start up your computer.

    Step one: right-click your toolbar and select "task manager."
    Step two: select the very right tab or select the "services" tab
    Step three: scroll down until you find "OVRService" right-click and click start

    Finished, now try opening Oculus and all should be well! 
  • XEcksDeeDXEcksDeeD Posts: 3
    NerveGear
    SOLUTION! If you are getting the error "Your Oculus software might be updating. Please wait a minute and try again. If the issue continues, contact Oculus Support." This is how you fix it, you may have to repeat this every time you restart or start up your computer.

    Step one: right-click your toolbar and select "task manager."
    Step two: select the very right tab or select the "services" tab
    Step three: scroll down until you find "OVRService" right-click and click start

    Finished, now try opening oculus and all should be well! 
  • knighthonorknighthonor Posts: 4
    NerveGear
    XEcksDeeD said:
    SOLUTION! If you are getting the error "Your Oculus software might be updating. Please wait a minute and try again. If the issue continues, contact Oculus Support." This is how you fix it, you may have to repeat this every time you restart or start up your computer.

    Step one: right-click your toolbar and select "task manager."
    Step two: select the very right tab or select the "services" tab
    Step three: scroll down until you find "OVRService" right-click and click start

    Finished, now try opening oculus and all should be well! 
    this not working for me. it no longer does that error when I do it that way but i get that constant circling black box with the oculus icon in the middle. 
    https://imgur.com/6NUfkUf
    its not working. when I use the shortcut it gets that error again
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