Click "Play" on Launcher and Nothing Happens

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XxMudkipz

Junior Member

10-16-2012

HELP!

Alright so when I click on the LoL icon on my desktop, it comes up with the patcher as normal.

However, once I press play, the patcher exits and nothing happens.

I can see the "LoLlauncher.exe*32" on my task manager.

I am running windows 7 with 6gb RAM and a 64 bit operating system.


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dArtagnan

Player Support Specialist

10-16-2012
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Hello Mudkipz!

Thank you for bringing this issue to the Help and Support Forum! Pressing the giant glowing orange button of "PLAY", and then nothing happens can be excruciatingly frustrating, since you are left with doing the exact opposite of what you clicked.

Typically, this problem is most often caused by a failed self-patch of the patcher. Although we are working to resolve this issue there are a few known workarounds:

The first and most common solution is to force the patcher to repatch itself. You can do this by deleting this folder:
C:\Riot Games\League of Legends\RADS\projects\lol_launcher
If you chose a custom install path, the folder may be in a different location.

Many players also fixed this problem by disabling the UAC(Windows Vista and Win7 Only)
Here is a short guide to disabling the UAC: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windo...windows-vista/
- Be sure to use the "Never notify me when:" setting

If you have completed these steps, and you are still not seeing the Log-in Screen, don't panic just yet! Make sure to send us a new Support Ticket* so we may work with you one-on-one until arriving at a Full Resolution!

* Keep in mind that this advice was given based upon the information provided. If you would appreciate a further one-on-one interaction to solve this issue, make sure to send us a Support Ticket! You can send one from here: https://support.leagueoflegends.com/tickets/new Also, if you could please provide a link to this forum thread in the new ticket, it would be incredibly helpful!


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KingVictus

Junior Member

10-17-2012

The same thing is happening to me.

I'm running windows7 with 3gb RAM and a 64bit operating system.

I did both methods and still It does not work I also Uninstalled and Re-installed the game serveral times and it still does not work. I will be really sad if I will not be able to play this awesome game anymore. I spent so much time on this game and I don't what I will do during my free time and I'll miss the friends i made on this awesome game.


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XxMudkipz

Junior Member

10-17-2012

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Originally Posted by Riot dArtagnan View Post
Hello Mudkipz!

Thank you for bringing this issue to the Help and Support Forum! Pressing the giant glowing orange button of "PLAY", and then nothing happens can be excruciatingly frustrating, since you are left with doing the exact opposite of what you clicked.

Typically, this problem is most often caused by a failed self-patch of the patcher. Although we are working to resolve this issue there are a few known workarounds:

The first and most common solution is to force the patcher to repatch itself. You can do this by deleting this folder:
C:\Riot Games\League of Legends\RADS\projects\lol_launcher
If you chose a custom install path, the folder may be in a different location.

Many players also fixed this problem by disabling the UAC(Windows Vista and Win7 Only)
Here is a short guide to disabling the UAC: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windo...windows-vista/
- Be sure to use the "Never notify me when:" setting

If you have completed these steps, and you are still not seeing the Log-in Screen, don't panic just yet! Make sure to send us a new Support Ticket* so we may work with you one-on-one until arriving at a Full Resolution!

* Keep in mind that this advice was given based upon the information provided. If you would appreciate a further one-on-one interaction to solve this issue, make sure to send us a Support Ticket! You can send one from here: https://support.leagueoflegends.com/tickets/new Also, if you could please provide a link to this forum thread in the new ticket, it would be incredibly helpful!
Thanks a lot man! Deleting the file then redoing the patch worked great! See you on the battlefield!


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destructozues

Junior Member

02-21-2013

HELP! I uninstalled the lol_launcher and now my patch kernal is not reinstalling. PLEASE HELP ME


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destructozues

Junior Member

02-21-2013

Please help me! I uninstalled the lol_launcher, and now the patch kernal is not working. I dont want to stop playing this game. Please HELP me!


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Draco Furore

Junior Member

02-21-2013

None of this worked


Quote:
Originally Posted by Riot dArtagnan View Post
Hello Mudkipz!

Thank you for bringing this issue to the Help and Support Forum! Pressing the giant glowing orange button of "PLAY", and then nothing happens can be excruciatingly frustrating, since you are left with doing the exact opposite of what you clicked.

Typically, this problem is most often caused by a failed self-patch of the patcher. Although we are working to resolve this issue there are a few known workarounds:

The first and most common solution is to force the patcher to repatch itself. You can do this by deleting this folder:
C:\Riot Games\League of Legends\RADS\projects\lol_launcher
If you chose a custom install path, the folder may be in a different location.

Many players also fixed this problem by disabling the UAC(Windows Vista and Win7 Only)
Here is a short guide to disabling the UAC: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windo...windows-vista/
- Be sure to use the "Never notify me when:" setting

If you have completed these steps, and you are still not seeing the Log-in Screen, don't panic just yet! Make sure to send us a new Support Ticket* so we may work with you one-on-one until arriving at a Full Resolution!

* Keep in mind that this advice was given based upon the information provided. If you would appreciate a further one-on-one interaction to solve this issue, make sure to send us a Support Ticket! You can send one from here: https://support.leagueoflegends.com/tickets/new Also, if you could please provide a link to this forum thread in the new ticket, it would be incredibly helpful!


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02-21-2013

Tried it all, still no game, even did a fresh install. Help please?


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olLoki

Junior Member

05-23-2013

I have had the same problem with my laptop running windows 7 64 bit 6 gbs of ram. I tried the workarounds and they did not work. However, I took it to the next step in my option. After a clean install and the game still didn't work. I deleted the folder lol_launcher and opened a command prompt. You can do this by hitting start and typing cmd. When the prompt opens type sfc /scannow. This may require administrator access. To do this close currently open prompt and click start again type cmd and right click and run as administrator. This process does take about 5 to 10 mins after it is complete trying running league again and it should load just fine. I hope this helps


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iShamanz

Junior Member

05-23-2013

I had the same problem, the only thing that worked was a full re-install of all the LoL stuff, Adobe Air, etc. then a full install. Since then it has worked fine, minus the Dominion crashes, but at least I can play SR.