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Update Second Life Release/3.6.12.284506 : this update keeps reloading, why?


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A properly performed Clean Install is required.

 

OK Do the following:

1) Reinstall SL again using the official version from Linden Lab. [Be sure to do a clean install - Instructions are at the link below]

Also - Install this version please - http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Release_Notes/Second_Life_Release/3.6.13.284757

Second Life Release Viewer version 3.6.13.284757 - Released on December 12, 2013.   Windows | Macintosh | Linux]

Instructions:

.... http://community.secondlife.com/t5/English-Knowledge-Base/How-to-uninstall-and-reinstall-Second-Life/ta-p/1375231

Here is the Windows 8 Manual System File cleanup procedure since it's not in the procedure above.

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

.... 1) Open C:\Users\(PC Login Name)\AppData\Local and delete the contents of the SecondLife folder.
.... 2) Open C:\Users\(PC Login Name)\AppData\Roaming and delete the contents of the SecondLife folder.
.... 3) Uninstall Second Life using the Programs and Features tool in the Windows Control Panel.
.... 4) Download and install the latest release of the Second Life Viewer from http://secondlife.com/support/downloads/.

Note: (PC Login Name) is the Windows 8 User Account Login Name

If you can't see the files or folders described above:
.... 1) Using File Explorer navigate to -> Libraries / Computer / ( C: ) / Users /
.... 2) Press the Continue button to get permission to obtain permanent permission edit this directory.
.... 3) From the View drop-down menu option select Options & Change Folder & Search Options
.... 4) Select the View Tab
.... 5) Under the Hidden Files and Folders options click on the - O Show hidden files, folders & Drives radio button
.... 6) Push the Apply Button then the OK button.

2) Login using that Viewer and wait for a complete Login and Inventory rebuild.

3) Afterwards, you may use any viewer you prefer but I recommend a clean install of that viewer as well following their instructions.

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A properly performed Clean Install is required.

 

OK Do the following:

1) Reinstall SL again using the official version from Linden Lab. [Be sure to do a clean install - Instructions are at the link below]

Also - Install this version please - http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Release_Notes/Second_Life_Release/3.6.13.284757

Second Life Release Viewer version 3.6.13.284757 - Released on December 12, 2013.   Windows | Macintosh | Linux]

Instructions:

.... http://community.secondlife.com/t5/English-Knowledge-Base/How-to-uninstall-and-reinstall-Second-Life/ta-p/1375231

Here is the Windows 8 Manual System File cleanup procedure since it's not in the procedure above.

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

.... 1) Open C:\Users\(PC Login Name)\AppData\Local and delete the contents of the SecondLife folder.
.... 2) Open C:\Users\(PC Login Name)\AppData\Roaming and delete the contents of the SecondLife folder.
.... 3) Uninstall Second Life using the Programs and Features tool in the Windows Control Panel.
.... 4) Download and install the latest release of the Second Life Viewer from http://secondlife.com/support/downloads/.

Note: (PC Login Name) is the Windows 8 User Account Login Name

If you can't see the files or folders described above:
.... 1) Using File Explorer navigate to -> Libraries / Computer / ( C: ) / Users /
.... 2) Press the Continue button to get permission to obtain permanent permission edit this directory.
.... 3) From the View drop-down menu option select Options & Change Folder & Search Options
.... 4) Select the View Tab
.... 5) Under the Hidden Files and Folders options click on the - O Show hidden files, folders & Drives radio button
.... 6) Push the Apply Button then the OK button.

2) Login using that Viewer and wait for a complete Login and Inventory rebuild.

3) Afterwards, you may use any viewer you prefer but I recommend a clean install of that viewer as well following their instructions.

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Hi Chrissie,

In addition to KarenMichelle's advice for doing a clean install, your constant "update" messages may be due to an error in the packaging of 3.6.12.

Here's Oz Linden's explanation...

http://community.secondlife.com/t5/Second-Life-Viewer/Second-Life-3-6-12-284506-Dec-4-2013-04-55-18-Keeps-downloading/m-p/2375155#M22105

 

Good luck!

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