The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

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The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by LokeshSharma » 10 Aug 2017, 18:41

Guys recently I downloaded Kaos's new repack The Evil Within 14.9 GB
But when I try to install the game setup gets stuck at random %.
This setup uses ztool.exe and lzma.exe which both stays at 0% CPU usage after a few minutes, I don't understand the problem.
I first tried to install it on Windows 10, setup got stuck at 17% then I tried it on Windows 7 then it got stuck at 6%.
Windows is not an issue but new compression method with ztool might be the issue.

Though my configs are:
Windows 10 v1703
AMD FX 6300 6 Core 3.5 GHz CPU
8 GB DDR3 RAM
8 GB Page File
NVIDIA GTX 750 Ti 2 GB

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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by tatayoyo » 10 Aug 2017, 20:27

Try in safe mode, first thing to do.
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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by KiNG » 10 Aug 2017, 21:16

you get no luck do you lol

i have noticed wile testing that it seems to get stuck when the cpu spikes to 100% so yeah safemode and an idle pc is probably your best bet. still getting used to the tool so were still trying to find the best settings for everyone.

edit:

i just tried installing this a couple of times and it was fine, i tried doing other things also to make sure my cpu was well and truly maxed and it still installed, sombody on another site has had the same issue, hope safe mode fixs it.
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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by LokeshSharma » 11 Aug 2017, 04:55

KiNG wrote:you get no luck do you lol

i have noticed wile testing that it seems to get stuck when the cpu spikes to 100% so yeah safemode and an idle pc is probably your best bet. still getting used to the tool so were still trying to find the best settings for everyone.

edit:

i just tried installing this a couple of times and it was fine, i tried doing other things also to make sure my cpu was well and truly maxed and it still installed, sombody on another site has had the same issue, hope safe mode fixs it.
OK i'll try to install in safe mode.
Anyway I saw on FG's site that FG figured out the problems with ztool getting stuck with the help of RAZOR12911.
FG's Wildlands repack had the same random ztool stuck issues.
So I was guessing you can fix it too.

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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by TheMaster » 11 Aug 2017, 05:00

I've had several games that wouldn't install under normal conditions. In Safe Mode they ALL installed quickly & perfectly ;)
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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by LokeshSharma » 11 Aug 2017, 11:47

Safe mode, here I come after a long long time of almost 7 years :D

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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by LokeshSharma » 11 Aug 2017, 16:01

I tried installing in safe mode but Setup still gets stuck, this time setup got stuck after extracting 14.1 GB.
Now It's clear that
(a) either this Setup can't be installed
(b) can't be installed for AMD CPUs (as I am using AMD FX CPU)
(c) uploaded rar files are having corrupted copy of setup files.

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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by KiNG » 11 Aug 2017, 16:07

nothing wrong with the files they would not unrar otherwise, setup is fine as i can install it and it also installs on my win10 laptop, and i am using an amd cpu so we need another suggestion lol.

as i said earlier one other person i know of is having the same issue we just need a reason why, i cant get this game to get stuck nomatter how hard i try so i really do not have a clue.
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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by KiNG » 11 Aug 2017, 19:09

i can try adjust a couple of installers if you wouldnt mind trying those?

https://www.sendspace.com/file/w6jc1t
see if one of those works.
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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by LokeshSharma » 11 Aug 2017, 20:30

KiNG wrote:i can try adjust a couple of installers if you wouldnt mind trying those?

https://www.sendspace.com/file/w6jc1t
see if one of those works.
Alright let's pray it works. :D

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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by LokeshSharma » 12 Aug 2017, 07:13

Still didn't work.

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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by KiNG » 12 Aug 2017, 08:55

did it get any further with either of them or is it just the same?
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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by LokeshSharma » 12 Aug 2017, 09:23

It got stuck in between extracting from 1st data file in between 50% to 60% and for over all 9% to 16%. I mwan same as before stuck % is random.
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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by KiNG » 12 Aug 2017, 09:41

right its obviously not the spiking issue i figured it was, im going to try recompress KaOs01.bin with different settings.
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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by LokeshSharma » 12 Aug 2017, 09:44

Good idea for start

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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by LokeshSharma » 12 Aug 2017, 10:59

This time I tried different approach and setup now crossed the usual stuck %
I always make an iso for a game.
This time with ISO game was having problem so I extracted the ISO to my HDD and installing from there
Now my setup has crossed 22% and running ztool.exe is using 1 GB to 2 GB ram and lzma.exe is using only 2 MB ram with 1 to 4 % CPU usage. I am using your new 30.exe.
Let's see if it complets now.
I am now running it in Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 in Safe Mode with Networking

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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by LokeshSharma » 12 Aug 2017, 11:11

Now 52% and going now no ztool.exe is running.
I guess ztool was only used for kaos01.bin and maybe for kaos02.bin
Now setup has bypassed the stuck % and going well.
If it installs completely first I'll try to run after that I'll do some tests to instal it again with Windows 10 without safe mode with extracted setup files from ISO as some times setups doesn't support iso packaging and needs to install from HDD directly.

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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by KiNG » 12 Aug 2017, 11:14

thats great, so the issue was due to installing from an iso? or maybe the software your using for disc emulation.
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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by LokeshSharma » 12 Aug 2017, 11:45

Yes as far as I can guess now setup is at 68%

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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by KiNG » 12 Aug 2017, 11:52

LokeshSharma wrote:Yes as far as I can guess now setup is at 68%
should be fine now ztool is only used on kaos01.bin
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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by LokeshSharma » 12 Aug 2017, 12:10

Setup completed and now running fine in windows 10.
Now I'll test if installing directly from HDD resolves the issue for Windows 10 normal mode too.
If it doesn't then a differently compressed kaos01.bin would definitely resolve the issues

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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by LokeshSharma » 12 Aug 2017, 12:40

Installing from HDD didn't work for Win10 Normal mode
I think recompressing kaos01.bin would be better choice to resolve these random issues.

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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by KiNG » 12 Aug 2017, 13:25

im confused, how did you install it so it worked?
and how when it did not?.
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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by TheMaster » 12 Aug 2017, 14:01

It would be interesting to hear back from others about this game (and others that LokeshSharma has had problems with) as I can only assume from the silence that he's the only one that seems to be getting these issues on all these games. With the numbers that have downloaded these repacks it's interesting to me that we don't hear back from at least 1 or 2 others with similar issues. Just an observation but constantly suggesting that the problem lies with the way the repacks are made doesn't necessarily mean that that is indeed the problem. With the endless variables available in PC hardware & setups & the wide degrees of user understanding on how to get the best out of their systems it's more than obvious that the same piece of software will perform differently on every machine - on some machines perfectly without a hitch & on others it won't even work at all. In my many years of experience installing hundreds of games & watching user feedback I can say without doubt that 99.9% of all issues are at the user's end. Again, just an observation, but one based in much experience ;)
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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by LokeshSharma » 12 Aug 2017, 15:01

I was able to install the setup (30.exe) in safe mode of Windows 7 with extracted setup files but setups didn't work if install on windows 10 normal mode even installing from HDD

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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by LokeshSharma » 12 Aug 2017, 15:17

TheMaster wrote:It would be interesting to hear back from others about this game (and others that LokeshSharma has had problems with) as I can only assume from the silence that he's the only one that seems to be getting these issues on all these games. With the numbers that have downloaded these repacks it's interesting to me that we don't hear back from at least 1 or 2 others with similar issues. Just an observation but constantly suggesting that the problem lies with the way the repacks are made doesn't necessarily mean that that is indeed the problem. With the endless variables available in PC hardware & setups & the wide degrees of user understanding on how to get the best out of their systems it's more than obvious that the same piece of software will perform differently on every machine - on some machines perfectly without a hitch & on others it won't even work at all. In my many years of experience installing hundreds of games & watching user feedback I can say without doubt that 99.9% of all issues are at the user's end. Again, just an observation, but one based in much experience ;)
For your info I would like to say that problem happens to only those who actually download, install and play.
Why do you think others didn't complain about them!!! It's because I'm the only guy who is downloading the installing the games.
Other don't care about these old games but I do and only because these repacks are smaller in size. That's why I downloaded these games.
I already had all the games since long time. I had CP's BF1 18.7 GB and Evil Within Final Edition 16.3 GB Repacks which I deleted for Kaos's lesser size repack. So don't speak like I am spamming. I care for the work and everyone would like a repack that can install in all conditions.
You tell me why anyone would wanna play Evil Within at this time when It has been already 3 years of its release. Anybody who would download this game at this time is the person who either doesn't already have the game or he wanna save space like me. I hope this answers all your stupid thinkings.
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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by TheMaster » 13 Aug 2017, 04:39

I think you're over-reacting just a little there mate - I obviously wasn't attacking you personally so please don't get your knickers in a twist over nothing! :lol: I simply made an observation, as stated twice in my previous post - 620 views in less than a week tells me that quite a few people have probably downloaded this game. As for the "problem happens to only those who actually download, install and play", a weak little dig but that's an obviously false insinuation as it installed fine for me & 2 others I know personally. KiNG said it installed fine for him (even after trying to induce a fail!) & the lack of feedback from anyone else tells me it probably installed fine for others. I think basic laws of mathematical probability will tell most what they need to know even at this early stage! Check FitGirl's comments for how many people say they have problems installing many of her games (when the game installs fine for most) - you won't get anywhere near the depth of response & time from her as you very kindly get here (that's no slight on her, in fact a testament as she knows very well how to deal with trolls & intellectual lepers/lessers!). Attacking me for simply stating the glaringly obvious ain't gonna fix any issues you have & it most certainly ain't gonna create the kind of relationship with others in here where they feel obliged to help you. I think maybe you need to check your emotions at the door when you come in here & realise that we're not children & this ain't a playground for immature playground scraps! I'm always willing to give free time to help just about anybody out but not some immature douchebag who takes everything personally, makes wild assumptions & throws his toys around when he doesn't get things his way. You need to chill the fuck out dude, check your ego & stop popping off every time you ass-u-me someone's taking a stab at you! Yes, you grabbed the wrong end of the stick - sort it out!

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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by LokeshSharma » 13 Aug 2017, 10:11

You're just big talk. You are being ideological instead of being realistic.
While the game works fine with 4 GB ram and Dual core processor. Why should anybody must have at least 16 GB ram minimum to install? Use some of your brain. Setup is good if you are making it just for yourself. If making for everyone all aspects should be in mind. and about your Fitgirl point, FG's repacks always installs no matter what the install time, no matter what the during space required. F.Y.I. I have been playing games since last 10 years and I am 27 years old, I'm a programmer too.
I know what can and what can't be done. What are you!!! I have never seen you saying anything for a game, All I see is a thanks msg and for most you can say is like a Wikipedia's first paragraph of Some game. According to me you don't play anything you are more like a bot. Who is always ready to say without doing anything.
You are such a stupid bot :D, who has no brain.
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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by TheMaster » 13 Aug 2017, 10:27

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! I'm laughing so hard atm! If you weren't such an annoying little pest you'd be a funny cunt! If only you knew little man, if only you knew... 8-)
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Re: The Evil Within 14.9 GB Repack Random Stuck Issues

Post by LokeshSharma » 13 Aug 2017, 10:34

Fuck off man you're irritating

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