New Client broken - no Horizons?

Well after re-installing the whole thing I still have the Launcher problem, so doesn't fix the problem for some of us.
 
Since these Steam problems are different from the one that I started the thread about (and which was corrected) - perhaps people would be better served by closing this thread and starting a new one specifically about the Steam issue. What makes it worse is the fact that the current Steam sale is producing new customers, only to have them frustrated and probably binning E D and asking for refunds on Steam.
 
Since these Steam problems are different from the one that I started the thread about (and which was corrected) - perhaps people would be better served by closing this thread and starting a new one specifically about the Steam issue.
Yeah, report yourself and get it closed!

Ideally fdev would have taken ownership of the issue and opened a proper news thread rather than allowing a proliferation of threads all with conflicting information, but hey, fdev 🤷‍♀️
 
Yeah, report yourself and get it closed!

Ideally fdev would have taken ownership of the issue and opened a proper news thread rather than allowing a proliferation of threads all with conflicting information, but hey, fdev 🤷‍♀️
Well I was kinda hoping that maybe a mod or staff could cut and paste the Steam issues into a coherent thread. I wouldn't like to ask that the thread be closed whilst people were still hoping for some response in this thread.
 
Well after re-installing the whole thing I still have the Launcher problem, so doesn't fix the problem for some of us.
I did the re-install on Steam and got the http404 error instead. This is easily solved by doing the language setting swap from default to English as described somewhere above.

Both versions are running as intended for me now. Language adjust on both versions, and re-install on Steam sorted it for me.
 
Newcomer here,just bought the deluxe edition yesterday. I get the 404 error and the "update required" window too which makes it impossible for me to redeem the keys since I bought the game from steam and not from frontier directly.
 
Newcomer here,just bought the deluxe edition yesterday. I get the 404 error and the "update required" window too which makes it impossible for me to redeem the keys since I bought the game from steam and not from frontier directly.
The http 404 error can be solved by changing "Options -> Select language..." from "Use System Defaults" to "English". Options menu can be accessed by left clicking your email address in right upper corner of the Launcher.

I'm not sure if that also solves the "update required" window problem though.
 
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The http 404 error can be solved by changing "Options -> Select language..." from "Use System Defaults" to "English". Options menu can be accessed by left clicking your email address in right upper corner of the Launcher.
There is no such option in the launcher at the right up corner. Whenever I click play on steam I get greeted by the 404 error and a PLAY DEMO button,nothing else. I think the launcher auto-logins me without registering my account. And even if I somehow fix the 404 error I doubt it will let me redeem the keys to play the game.
 
There is no such option in the launcher at the right up corner. Whenever I click play on steam I get greeted by the 404 error and a PLAY DEMO button,nothing else. I think the launcher auto-logins me without registering my account. And even if I somehow fix the 404 error I doubt it will let me redeem the keys to play the game.
Clearly launcher works different on Steam then. I guess you have to contact customer service.
 
I did make a support ticket,no luck as of yet though.
Earlier in this thread there are posts by people who changed the way the launcher is started on Steam with good results sometimes. Maybe those are useful to you? I'm not a Steam user so I can't help much.
 
I did make a support ticket,no luck as of yet though.
Have you tried a re-install? Not sure it'll work, but worth a shot.

Edit: Oh, and welcome to Elite: Dangerous btw. You'll get used to it. Some reckon it's worth the odd quirk. You'll see plenty if you stick around (and actually get it running... ;) )
 
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Problem: 404 :)
Workaround for steam users:

1. Go to this folder "c:\Users\<YOUR USERNAME>\appdata\Local\Frontier_Developments\EDLaunch.exe_Url_<SOME RANDOM LETTERS>\0.4.6576.0\"
2. Open "user.config" file with notepad
3. Find section named <CBViewModel.Properties.Settings> and add those three lines:
<setting name="LanguageOverride" serializeAs="String">
<value>en</value>
</setting>

Enjoy :)
 

Viajero

Volunteer Moderator
For those who tried re-install, what worked for me is to uninstall everything Elite related in your drives. I uninstalled from Steam first, but then I did a control pannel check and I saw I still had some kind of ED Horizons version installed somehow. I uninstalled that one aswell in the control pannel uninstall section. After that I did an install from Steam and it seems to be working so far.
 
I will add my own experiences here also, as LEP and both Steam and Frontier (kickstarter backer) store stuff:

PC version I had first from kickstarter with LEP (main account) wont launch a launcher at all, but says that I have to download a laucher from store, but when I click "yes", it won´t direct me to store page and if I click "no" I get a laucher that looks like base game launcher and says it needs update.

With Steam LEP-account I can start the launcher (and the game itself without problems) that is clearly Horizon, just that I don´t see Gallnet news or any other options but "LAUNCH"-button (lucky me), no other options beside HTTP 404 page covering most of Horizon´s launcher.
 
^it seems this is Windows 7/10 issue for me, both Horizons accounts on Win 7 (Steam and that LEP-Frontier Store account) wont work at all, even in a base game mode.

But at Win 10 computer that other LEP Steam-account works despite that 404-page covering most of the launcher but "launch"-button.
With Win 10 it seems also that base game works without problems (bought from Frontier Store without extras).


E: also through Win 10 running just Frontier store base game with out Horizons/LEP, launcher also had 404 error but instead like with Horizons launcher also had 3 options to choose from below, not just "play/launch".
 
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