Me too Report Message 1 of 3 (2,825 Views) Reply 0 Re: Dragon Age Origins - Content Uploader service won't start in Windows 8 [Edited] Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Back to top #3 Jason Leong Posted 06 November 2009 - 06:21 PM Jason Leong BioWare Employees 119 posts What type of windows account are you logged into? I recommend you to use the DAModder to manage your Mods. You could use the daupdater.exe to install these files. http://thewebparrots.com/dragon-age/dragon-age-origins-content-updater-error.php
not DAO though. #6 Zanderat View Profile View Posts 2 Sep @ 2:17pm GOG version has all the DLC as well. Never use nexus mod manager on dragon age origins. Epilogue I guess thats all i can help you with, you should now be able to install and to uninstall mods you download here. Allways refer to the readme file or additional information that should be aviable at the mod-site.
Take Survey No, Thanks All boards About AHQ English English DEUTSCH Español Français Русский Português Sign In or Register See details Show less Answers HQ Ask. Did some digging and it turns out that dragon age uses its own windows service "Dragon Age: Origins - Content Updater" to check for DLC and if necessary download and install Downloaded the Modmanager, extracted to a folder on my desktop, tried to run it, and...Error."An error occurred while reading the Addins.xmlInvalid character in the given encoding. These always fail to download for whatever reason (they are the ones you listed also) and yes, downloading them manually as stated in the post above is the way to install
When you select it it should give you additional info to what it is in the right info aerea. Learn more about it and the Features on the above links. Basically your mod should now be ready for play, its installed and activated now. http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1685603 According to feedback the daupdater not allways succeds in updating a mod that was allready installed to the new version.
But refer also to the mod readme, if aviable, sometimes additional steps have to be taken depending on the specific mod. All Rights Reserved. I also rebooted and again got the same response.When I checked the error log for the service the error message was 'A timeout was reached (30000 milliseconds) while waiting for the After force loading through the warnings make a new savegame, then exit to the menue and recheck the updated mod in the Downloadable Content List.
DAModder Compatible packages still work fine outside of DAModder so its the best of both worlds for the author and its much more user friendly for the the Mod-User. I am not sure if all Information is still accurate after that much time. Many Mod-Authors tell in their readmes and instructions that deleting the mod from the Addins Folder is enough to delete it. DAMM allows you to edit the paths for all the various components of DA to match your specific environment.
I know technically Steam licenses are per-user but if you bought a box copy you probably could have got by with just one. check my blog Answer. Use these informations as they are at your own risk. Now you can just drag and drop the .dazip file into the window OR select it from your download location by pressing the "select DAZIP"-Button (or however its called in your
When I logged back into the game, I was able to go into the Downloadable Content section and download my dlc.Hopefully this is helpful for you. Once the screen comes up explain how to download and add the content manually, look at the very bottom left and you will see download. Back to top #7 Thandal Posted 04 May 2011 - 11:48 PM Thandal Faithful Kobold Companion Staff 20,462 posts ... this content What I ended up doing is logging into my Dragon age profile though DA and selecting -> my Game -> Your registered content.
Most of this time this happens if there has been a lot of malicious bot activity from your current internet provider's network or you are using a VPN. When I try to start the service manually on my pc i get the error: "Windows could not start the Dragon Age: Origins - Content Updater service on Local Computer. The exe seems to be part of the correct Windows roles for a windows service.It appears it's trying to download about 20 different DLC, for example it's trying to download "The
Now its deactivated but not uninstalled. Back to top #5 RaenImrahl Posted 22 March 2011 - 04:00 PM RaenImrahl Members 5,386 posts Major Durza wrote...*snip*I realize this is a year-old post, but it is the only one The instructions in the sample package below show some small changes you can make to how its packaged so DAModder can essentially be "told" the mod's details. See more Info to that in section 3 of the Guide.
Normally you NEVER have to overwrite any files in the location where you originaly installed your game, so you dont have to edit anything there. Just make a Folder where you want to have it located (your Desktop for example) and name it DAModder (or whatever you choose). Just extract the content you want to add to the game into a temporary folder and drag it then onto DAModder to install it. http://thewebparrots.com/dragon-age/dragon-age-origins-xml-error.php Follow Reddit's rules of promotion.
edit You will need to first stop the service on your wifes machine before you try and copy it. I did some research here and found a couple of articles relating to the content uploader service.Sure enough, the content uploader service wasn't running, so I attempted to start it manually A windows service must first be installed (using installutil.exe) and then started with the ServerExplorer, Windows Services Administrative tool or the NET START command. That can cause errors with DA, as the game engine can't read those.For instance:C:\Users\John-$mith\As soon as it hits John- the updater is gonna go "WTF???" and crash out.Just an idea, and
All trademarks are property of their respective owners in the US and other countries. You can either Drag & Drop the downloaded mod onto the DAModder window, or you can click the Install Mod button and then choose the file to be installed. The toolset will automatically create a backup file that will be located in the same folder as the saved one. - Proceed to delete the files associated with the mod and If you are still getting errors launching the service, I would uninstall the game and re-download/install it.
How to make a Mod compatible with DAModder DAModder is designed to be as flexible as possible, but the most benefits come from using DAModder Compatible packages. Not sure why, right now. You can of course install every dazip-mod twice to be sure all previous data is removed/overwritten. If you are just distributing the .DAZIP file, or you are ziping it up along with a Readme file, it will work fine with DAModder.