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FFXI download error.
 Leviathan.Bloodvayne
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By Leviathan.Bloodvayne 2018-11-06 08:37:12  
Alright guys. This issue is getting mindboggling and frustrating, being this is the 3rd or 4th time I've uninstalled and reinstalled the dagone game.

This is what it is though, I'll redownload it, have all that's needed PoL, FFXI, all the expansions but when I pull up PoL and do a file check for FFXI to download the patches.. I only get Playonline and Tetramaster. Seriously frustrated or seriously too illiterate to download this God forsaken game correctly.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.
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By Shiva.Devastation 2018-11-06 09:51:43  
Are you file checking before you log in? Pictures would help also.
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By Leviathan.Bloodvayne 2018-11-06 15:11:52  
Yeah, I file check through PoL and only says Playonline Version & Tetra Master my only two. Redownloading now to see if that makes a difference but will have pics momentarily.
By Jetackuu 2018-11-06 15:39:55  
Just launch the game, it will filecheck itself...

If the game isn't available to launch then you didn't install it, or the registry is so corrupt it doesn't think you installed it.
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By Odin.Drakenv 2018-11-06 17:21:43  
Jetackuu said: »
Just launch the game, it will filecheck itself...

If the game isn't available to launch then you didn't install it, or the registry is so corrupt it doesn't think you installed it.
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By Leviathan.Bloodvayne 2018-11-06 17:28:08  
Lmao. I'm doing something wrong then, cause it isn't seemingly coming that easy to me. PS has sucked me in so bad, i've lost my sense of direction on PC. D:
By Jetackuu 2018-11-06 22:25:01  
There's literally a step by step instruction guide on playonline.com as to how to download the game and install the files.
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By DaneBlood 2018-11-06 22:50:48  
Tou realise you have to go through 8 or so sub installed when installing the game.
not just install the POL from the install menu ?

It sounds to me you just isntalled POL and not the game
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By Caerda 2018-11-06 22:51:50  
Did you install the actual game?
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By Odin.Drakenv 2018-11-06 23:52:19  
DaneBlood said: »
Tou realise you have to go through 8 or so sub installed when installing the game.
not just install the POL from the install menu ?

It sounds to me you just isntalled POL and not the game
Pretty sure Dane is right. But yeah there is a step by step instruction.
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By Leviathan.Bloodvayne 2018-11-07 12:08:20  
Well I found out they're malicious, so I'm purging the system again.. and Going from step one, my internet is pretty trash so it takes like 4 hours to download from site. I'm gonna keep trying, appreciate the help though.

Also, how the hell do I post a Screenshot on here?
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By Leviathan.Bloodvayne 2018-11-07 16:21:43  
I finally got it! Haha.
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By Odin.Drakenv 2018-11-07 16:30:24  
Leviathan.Bloodvayne said: »
I finally got it! Haha.
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By Odin.Drakenv 2018-11-07 16:41:03  
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By Asura.Yojimmbo 2018-11-07 16:44:11  
Leviathan.Bloodvayne said: »
Alright guys. This issue is getting mindboggling and frustrating, being this is the 3rd or 4th time I've uninstalled and reinstalled the dagone game.

This is what it is though, I'll redownload it, have all that's needed PoL, FFXI, all the expansions but when I pull up PoL and do a file check for FFXI to download the patches.. I only get Playonline and Tetramaster. Seriously frustrated or seriously too illiterate to download this God forsaken game correctly.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Make sure that all the files end with .rar otherwise you will receive an error code when trying to unzip them. There should be 3-4 files if you go through the site with the roll-over of updates. If you are going through the official website, make certain that all the download have the same .rar at the end. If you can't figure that part out, you will have to keep downloading the same crap over and over.
By Jetackuu 2018-11-07 19:38:57  
Asura.Yojimmbo said: »
Leviathan.Bloodvayne said: »
Alright guys. This issue is getting mindboggling and frustrating, being this is the 3rd or 4th time I've uninstalled and reinstalled the dagone game.

This is what it is though, I'll redownload it, have all that's needed PoL, FFXI, all the expansions but when I pull up PoL and do a file check for FFXI to download the patches.. I only get Playonline and Tetramaster. Seriously frustrated or seriously too illiterate to download this God forsaken game correctly.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Make sure that all the files end with .rar otherwise you will receive an error code when trying to unzip them. There should be 3-4 files if you go through the site with the roll-over of updates. If you are going through the official website, make certain that all the download have the same .rar at the end. If you can't figure that part out, you will have to keep downloading the same crap over and over.

They should actually be a .exe and 1 .001 file, a .002 file and a .033 file there should be no .rar

The filenames are literally in their links:

http://gdl.square-enix.com/ffxi/download/us/FFXISETUP.exe
http://gdl.square-enix.com/ffxi/download/us/FINALFANTASYXI.Data.001
http://gdl.square-enix.com/ffxi/download/us/FINALFANTASYXI.Data.002
http://gdl.square-enix.com/ffxi/download/us/FINALFANTASYXI.Data.003
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By DaneBlood 2018-11-08 15:57:09  
Leviathan.Bloodvayne said: »
I finally got it! Haha.

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