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Help with a repair

I am trying to run a repair of Guild Wars 2. I have found the link to repair it, followed the instructions, but it doesn't seem to do much when I run it. It does not "begin the repairing your game client" or verify files. It seems to just launch the game. I think I am doing something wrong and could use some help figuring out what it is.

The file name is ""H:\Program Files (x86)\Guild Wars 2\Gw2.exe" –repair"

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  • Nokomis.5076Nokomis.5076 Member ✭✭✭

    that isn't a normal minus sign, is it? Looks like a dash here in the forum. Try it with a normal minus - sign.

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  • @Nokomis.5076 said:
    that isn't a normal minus sign, is it? Looks like a dash here in the forum. Try it with a normal minus - sign.

    Thanks, yeah, I saw that it might be a dash instead of a normal minus sign. I tried both. Neither seemed to work.

    However, I tried a slightly different file, the GW2 64-bit one. "gw2-64.exe." I changed that and amended the -repair option to the end and it did the trick.

  • jojorne.2175jojorne.2175 Member ✭✭
    edited February 23, 2018

    so it worked? awesome! anyway, here it goes if u still need it:

    save as .bat with the notepad in the same directory:
    START Gw2-64.exe -repair

    or create and edit the shortcut:
    "H:\Program Files (x86)\Guild Wars 2\Gw2.exe" -repair

    PS.: from what u posted:
    ""H:\Program Files (x86)\Guild Wars 2\Gw2.exe" –repair"
    there is two " extra, one at the start and another at the end, also the "–" before repair is not the same as "-"

  • I think the op did what I did cut and paste from google as changing to a proper minus sign did it for me as well

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