1.    11 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 30
    windows 10

    Second Life - Firestorm Viewer


    Like many 'builders', I have experienced and heard of numerous issues using the FIRESTORM viewer. after uploading Windows 10.

    These include:

    losing password.
    'settings' revert back to default.
    extremely slow frame rates and response times.
    Unable to log-in.

    Having spoken to Firestorm Support, they are aware of the situation and are working on the issues and will be releasing a Windows 10 Viewer download in the near future. In the interim, they are recommending a 'clean re-install' of their viewer which seems to solve a lot of the issues.

    There is a huge community within Second Life who are 'homebound' disabled and Windows 10 upgrade has caused them all kinds of anxiety resulting in them reverting back to 7/8.1
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  2.    11 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    England
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10 Pro 64Bit

    for others who may use other viewers, the Catznip viewer R9.0 works fine in windows 10
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  3.    11 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Posts : 234
    Windows 10 Pro (x64)

    Wow such broad statements. I'm running Firestorm now, the latest version. Not using a clean install either. Works perfectly fine on Windows 10.
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  4.    12 Aug 2015 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 30
    windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
    Wow such broad statements. I'm running Firestorm now, the latest version. Not using a clean install either. Works perfectly fine on Windows 10.

    I am sure that a vast majority of 10 users with the Firestorm viewer don't have any issues whatsoever.

    However, of the three people I know who downloaded 10, all had numerous complications which resulted in them reverting to using 8.1 within a few hours. Their general feeling was " 10 will be great, but will wait 6 months before trying it again".
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