Fresh install
Posted by on 14 August 2013 04:42 PM

A fresh install is deleting your current hon installation (uninstalling) and reinstalling the game.

One of the first things you may be asked todo is todo a fresh install. This is requested for a number of reasons but the most common is to ensure a known clean base.

  • Uninstall HoN (either via uninstall program or delete the install directory)
  • Check the box in the second prompt window
  • Delete the C:\Program Files (x86)\Heroes of Nerwerth\ folder
  • Delete the settings directory
    • LINUX: ~/.Heroes\ of\ Newerth/game/
    • WINXP: C:\Documents and Settings\[user]\My Documents\Heroes of Newerth\game\
    • WIN7: C:\Users\[user]\Documents\Heroes of Newerth\game\
    • MAC: /Users/[user]/Library/Application Support/Heroes of Newerth/game/
  • Download a fresh installer from:
  • Install, start HoN and try to replicate the issue

NOTE: It is wise to change the location of your installation when re-installing the game. Instead of the default location in Windows, you may consider C:/HoN

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