I'm installed the game and tried to launch, accept the T&C's and choose the only server available.
After that the box on the right goes through the usual handshaking etc gets to "login complete" x2 then crashes to desktop, no errors. Logs don't show anything out the ordinary.
I have disabled windows antivirus/defender and my standalone antivirus (malwarebytes)
I always run as adminitrator
I have changed the read only
I have tried the following
- installing via torrent and through the DDL
Reinstalling directx 9 using the files from the torrent download
reinstalling directx through microsoft redistribution
disabling full screen
Disabling my secondary screen
reinstalling the game x4 (2 times for each the torrent and ddl)
Runninghte launcher repair