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Error on 1.14?

Post by Transfermium » May 2nd, 2018, 2:29 am

I got this error after installing 1.14 from Steam on my Win10 computer. It appears whenever the game loads.
Error validating data core.

Details:

Core ID: default
The ID is already in use.
Skipping the core.

It also seems to prevent me from installing addons properly - when I attempt to install any addon, it seems to download the addon files into the C: Drive instead.
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Re: Error on 1.14?

Post by shadowm » May 2nd, 2018, 2:35 am

Could you check these instructions and post your game log?
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Re: Error on 1.14?

Post by Transfermium » May 2nd, 2018, 3:14 am

shadowm wrote:
May 2nd, 2018, 2:35 am
Could you check these instructions and post your game log?
Here's the log file. It was in Appdata/Local/Temp instead of the userdata folder (which didn't exist).
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Re: Error on 1.14?

Post by jyrkive » May 2nd, 2018, 5:21 am

Someone in the Finnish Discord channel reported the same error.

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Re: Error on 1.14?

Post by jyrkive » May 2nd, 2018, 9:12 am

Transfermium: I have created a special build that reports additional information about what's going wrong. Are you willing to run it to help us investigate the problem?
  1. Find and open your steamapps\common directory: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJaG33aCPHk
  2. Go to Battle for Wesnoth inside that directory.
  3. Download the special build and extract it to that directory, overwriting wesnoth.exe and the other files.
  4. Double-click wesnoth.exe. It will show an error message, then exit. Tell us what the error message says.
  5. To be able to play Wesnoth again afterwards, open Steam -> Library -> Games -> right-click Battle for Wesnoth -> Properties -> Local files -> Verify integrity of game files.

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Re: Error on 1.14?

Post by Transfermium » May 2nd, 2018, 8:59 pm

jyrkive wrote:
May 2nd, 2018, 9:12 am
Transfermium: I have created a special build that reports additional information about what's going wrong. Are you willing to run it to help us investigate the problem?
  1. Find and open your steamapps\common directory: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJaG33aCPHk
  2. Go to Battle for Wesnoth inside that directory.
  3. Download the special build and extract it to that directory, overwriting wesnoth.exe and the other files.
  4. Double-click wesnoth.exe. It will show an error message, then exit. Tell us what the error message says.
  5. To be able to play Wesnoth again afterwards, open Steam -> Library -> Games -> right-click Battle for Wesnoth -> Properties -> Local files -> Verify integrity of game files.
It states:
Type of "C:\Users\Transfermium\OneDrive\Documents\My Games" is 9, expected 3.
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Re: Error on 1.14?

Post by jyrkive » May 3rd, 2018, 7:10 am

Transfermium wrote:
May 2nd, 2018, 8:59 pm
It states:
Type of "C:\Users\Transfermium\OneDrive\Documents\My Games" is 9, expected 3.
Thank you, it was of great help. I'm now investigating the problem locally.

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Re: Error on 1.14?

Post by Pepper » May 4th, 2018, 3:16 pm

I have the same issue. Seems like the pathing is all mixed up, when I download it the installer doesn't create the Wesnoth1.14 folder for me. When I make the folders myself it doesn't path to them. :(

Clean install:
Spoiler:
With folders prior to installation:
Spoiler:
Is there anyway to change file paths?
Hope this helps anyway.

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Re: Error on 1.14?

Post by shadowm » May 4th, 2018, 4:47 pm

Pepper wrote:
May 4th, 2018, 3:16 pm
Is there anyway to change file paths?
As a matter of fact, yes.

We’re still researching this but we suspect that OneDrive might be involved since it’s confirmed to be in control of the Documents dir in at least two cases of this issue. One thing you can do is set Wesnoth to use a different path for user config and data by editing the start menu shortcut/Steam launch options (in Properties).

Steam:
--config-dir "C:\Path\To\Somewhere\Else"

Not Steam:
"C:\Path\To\Wesnoth.exe" --config-dir "C:\Path\To\Somewhere\Else"

(Note the placement of the quotes, it’s important in both cases.)

The installer doesn’t create the user folders because normally Wesnoth should be able to create them by itself on startup.
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Re: Error on 1.14?

Post by Robertdebrus » May 4th, 2018, 5:19 pm

I've got a friend with this problem, and can confirm that OneDrive is in control of the Documents dir in his case

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Re: Error on 1.14?

Post by Pepper » May 4th, 2018, 6:24 pm

I uninstalled OneDrive for a test and it's now working, so it was definitely that. Thanks for the info. :)

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Re: Error on 1.14?

Post by Transfermium » May 5th, 2018, 1:46 am

Yup, just disabled OneDrive and the userdata files are working now. Thanks!
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Re: Error on 1.14?

Post by JasonBaggins » May 6th, 2018, 6:42 pm

uninstalling onedrive worked great thanks a million!!!!!!

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Re: Error on 1.14?

Post by Robertdebrus » May 10th, 2018, 12:10 pm

I can report that changing the path worked for my friend, thanks!

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Re: Error on 1.14?

Post by BfWEthnographer » May 15th, 2018, 1:09 pm

Hi,

just wanted to report that I had the same problem (Error validating data core) and solved it with the instruction below.
shadowm wrote:
May 4th, 2018, 4:47 pm
Not Steam:
"C:\Path\To\Wesnoth.exe" --config-dir "C:\Path\To\Somewhere\Else"
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