ATTENTION users who are experiencing broken cube / maps / textures / props, missing weapon models, a high frequency of crashes.
You may be a victim of a bad download due to dropped packets and faulty download execution within your browser as a result of a recent Microsoft Windows Update “KB2735855”!
Microsoft has acknowledged that the WINDOWS Update “KB2735855” (for windows 7/8 [32 and 64bit]) is faulty. This update can lead to corrupted downloads within your browser.
This could explain some of the problems that our users are seeing with a functioning but extremely buggy game.
The support site for the update is here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2735855 Please read and choose if this applies to you.
For users not experiencing any of the above
- Just Remove / uninstall the Windows update KB2735855
- Go on with your life
For users that ARE experiencing problems outlined above, please follow these instructions
Remove / uninstall the Windows update KB2735855
Back up your Black Mesa save files
Uninstall/Remove Black Mesa by deleting the BMS folder found here: \Steam\steamapps\sourcemods\BMS
Re download Black Mesa:
a) Torrent: http://www.mediafire.com/?khmzyygg4vetko0
i) Scroll down to see three separate download links. Download all three.
The complete game installation package consists of the three files:
blackmesa.7z 2) BlackMesa.md5 3) blackmesa-setup.exe
Install Black Mesa game by clicking on blackmesa-setup.exe and be sure it is installed to this directory:
- Launch Steam and find the game “Black Mesa” listed in your games library
Note: You may also need to check the Source SDK 2007 install base in steam for consistency
Thank you, and have a very safe and productive day!
:bms: The Black Mesa Team :bms: