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Another Diablo Patch 2.4 Gremlin Has Surfaced, CTRL-ALT-DEL!

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While Diablo patches bring us new content and fun, sometimes they also bring new issues. While the list of bugs so far has been relatively small, with many already having been hotfixed, there are a few that are still hanging around. One such bug that users might experience will have them pulling out the old CTRL-ALT-DEL Task Manager.

 

The bug works something like this: You close Diablo, and when you go close the Battle.net laucher, you realize that the Launcher still displays Diablo as running. So you wait a second, and impatience eventually sets in. You press the CTRL-ALT-DEL key combination in order to pull up your Task Manager. Sure enough, there is an instance of Diablo running. 

 

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Not ideal, but Blizzard has stated awareness of the issue. Unfortunately there is no ETA on a fix at the moment. 

 

Blizzard Icon Omrakos

Ok, I've enough info for now. Thanks to those who provided it.

 

I've sent it over and discussed it with our QA department and they're investigating it now. We'll have to wait and see what they come up with I'm afraid. (Source)

 

Hopefully this issue will also get resolved quickly, and please check your Task Manager after exiting the game to ensure that it has fully closed. No one wants the Demons of Sanctuary gobbling up cpu time or memory! 

 

Happy Hunting! 

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The process closes itself after a minute or two. Too much time to wait, of course tongue.png

This was the case for some users, however there were others (myself included) who had the process fail to close completely.

 

Thank you for bringing that up though, people might want to know which case is theirs before they take action (or not). I would wager there are people who experience this bug and yet they are unaware because it just closes later of its own accord!

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