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Oculus Rift Error Shuts Down Headsets Worldwide, Company Promises a Fix

Oculus Rift Error Shuts Down Headsets Worldwide, Company Promises a Fix

Every single Oculus Rift headset has reportedly stopped working overnight. The file in question is called OculusAppFramework.dll and this will need updating in order for the software, and headset to work again. We'll share more updates here as we have them. Certain people and companies won't be able to give demos of their VR game or VR experience until this is addressed. As of writing, it seems that you can only rely on a bit of peer support in the community forums (linked below).

The one positive takeaway here is that this appears to be a global issue affecting everyone.

The Oculus Rift has been selling particularly well over the last few months, but unfortunately it looks like users are starting to run into issues.




Where were you the day the Oculus Rifts died?

If you were looking to get down on some Oculus Rift action today, you're going to have a bad time. We've reached out to Oculus for more information and will update this post should it arrive. However, customers suspect it has something to do with a security certificate that validates the product's software.Apparently, that certificate expired today. A couple of responding users to the original forum post mentioned above suggested unistalling/re-installing the Oculus software.

Oculus users report that the issue remains after walking through the usual troubleshooting steps, and that restarting computers and Rifts have yielded no results either.

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