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Spore Patch 1.04 Troubleshooting

Posted by ballightning on June 23, 2009

UPDATE 2: Maxis: What to do before installing the spore patch 1.04

UPDATE 1: Hold on with downloading that Patch…

Have you got any problems with the new patch? Well head over to the official forums and see if your problem is listed, if not then just post over there and SporeMasterKaliena will try and get to answer you.

This thread will focus on Patch 1.04 troubleshooting. Please only post about Patch 1.04 here. If you are troubleshooting Patch 1.02 or 1.03 please refer to this thread:http://forum.spore.com/jforum/posts/list/9026.page

I have a Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library Runtime Error run time error when trying to launch Spore after installing this patch. What can I do?
Delete or rename your preferences.prop and login.prop files in your Application Data folder, then try launching the game again. Click here to find out how to get to your preferences folder and for more detail http://forum.spore.com/jforum/posts/list/31720.page#987420

Bad_Data appearing for new Planets and Star Systems after patching
Please refer to this thread: http://forum.spore.com/jforum/posts/list/31841.page#992430

Updating Content Database Screen Appears Frozen
This screen may take several minutes to process depending on your computer. Please do not use ctrl-alt-del to end the Spore game while this process is running, just allow it to run for as long as it may take. This is a one time process and will not happen when you launch Spore the next time if it is allowed to complete.

Read on about more problems.

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10 Responses to “Spore Patch 1.04 Troubleshooting”

  1. Bio mutation said

    My mods are not working!

  2. Keith said

    My game won’t play without the disc. It loads and then asks for the disc.

  3. Arglameth said

    I downloaded the patch, and when I went to restart, my spore was missing from the games list. I uninstalled and reinstalled the game from the disc, and now it won’t work at all. Frustrated!

  4. sporefan said

    THNX I can finnally play spore again

  5. Sporing said

    That worked. Thanks. 😀

  6. Marcus said

    after i downloaded GA and the patch GA wont work!!!!!

  7. Conner B7 said

    my spore just shuts off on me wen i enter creature stage (im not sure about other stages)! wht do i do???

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