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03/13/14, 05:38 PM   #1
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Downloading addons taking a LONG time.

I have been downloading addons for over an hour without completion.

What is the typical download time? I have a pretty good internet connection.
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03/13/14, 06:33 PM   #2
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It should be very quick, most addons are small and should only take a couple seconds. Is the progress bar maybe stuck? Try restarting Minion.
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03/13/14, 06:44 PM   #3
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I got it. It was pointed at the wrong folder.
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03/13/14, 10:03 PM   #4
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My downloads are taking forever. I checked my path and it's the correct path, so I'm not sure what the issue is. Also, it didn't detect all of the addons I have installed in that folder, either.
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03/14/14, 07:33 PM   #5
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Same thing is happening to me
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03/14/14, 08:11 PM   #6
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Same here, stuck at the loading screen:

Initializing Window controls.
Fetching Global Configuration.
Loading ESO game data.
Loading ESO categories.
Loading ESO addons.
Detecting ESO-1 Installed AddOns
Detected 'Esohead'
Detected 'ZAM UnitFrames + ReactionColors'
Detected 'ZAM Stats'
Detected 'ZAM Stats Exp'
Detected 'ZAM Stats Quests'

and it just stays put, "loading" forever.
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03/14/14, 09:37 PM   #7
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Can you post your minion.xml file?

Its located in your user directory under .minion.

C:\Users\<your windows username\.minion\minion.xml

Did you switch from US to EU on the ESO game client?
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03/15/14, 12:00 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by Dolby View Post
Can you post your minion.xml file?

Its located in your user directory under .minion.

C:\Users\<your windows username\.minion\minion.xml

Did you switch from US to EU on the ESO game client?
Here is mine and no, I live in the US, so I never needed to change to EU, ever.
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03/15/14, 08:42 AM   #9
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same issue here
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03/15/14, 09:58 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by VirusRenamon View Post
Here is mine and no, I live in the US, so I never needed to change to EU, ever.
Delete your minion.xml file and restart Minion. It will act like you just installed it and re-detect your games. Some reason you have a bad path in your detected games.

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03/15/14, 10:00 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by zackerybinkx45 View Post
same issue here
I dont think your problem is the same as VirusRenamon's. For you Minion loads ok but download an addon takes a long time? If you try restarting Minion does it work fine again?
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03/15/14, 10:59 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by Dolby View Post
Delete your minion.xml file and restart Minion. It will act like you just installed it and re-detect your games. Some reason you have a bad path in your detected games.
Yeah I seen that when I opened it up in notepad, was confused why that was. But yeah, that fixed it for me.
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03/15/14, 11:56 AM   #13
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have the same problem... my download runs about 1 hour. it createt a 29 byte file an doesnt finish.
I am on the EU Server but installed Minion2 after the I switched. I deleted the xnl like I read in this thread but nothing help.
What is the problem?
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03/15/14, 01:32 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by Zeoch View Post
have the same problem... my download runs about 1 hour. it createt a 29 byte file an doesnt finish.
I am on the EU Server but installed Minion2 after the I switched. I deleted the xnl like I read in this thread but nothing help.
What is the problem?
Your config looks fine. What AddOn are you trying to install?
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03/15/14, 05:46 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by Dolby View Post
I dont think your problem is the same as VirusRenamon's. For you Minion loads ok but download an addon takes a long time? If you try restarting Minion does it work fine again?
it still wont download add ons
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03/15/14, 05:55 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by zackerybinkx45 View Post
it still wont download add ons
Just so we aren't mis-communicating could you attach a screen shot of what your updater looks like when its not working?

Thanks for your help
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03/16/14, 09:38 AM   #17
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it seems to work when you click on the addon instead of the side download button
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