"Wait for the program to respond" popup

:arrow_forward: GAME INFORMATION

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  • GAME BUILD #: 50700, THIS BUG IS NEW FOR ME WITH 50700 or the version before that.
  • OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows 10

:arrow_forward: ISSUE EXPERIENCED

The game locks when loading match. Windows 10 will grey out the app window, and a popup will window occur, asking to either close the program or wait for the program to respond.

On clicking wait for the program to respond, the game will usually continue after 5 to 10 sec.
Sometimes the game will never continue and stay locked.
There is no minidump in User/Games/“aoe2de”/logs

:arrow_forward: FREQUENCY OF ISSUE

:point_down: How often does the issue occur? CHOSE ONE; DELETE THE REST!
90% from all Empires Wars teamgames.
10% from all multiplayer games.

:arrow_forward: REPRODUCTION STEPS

:point_down: List CLEAR and DETAILED STEPS we can take to reproduce the issue ourselves… Be descriptive!

Here’s the steps to reproduce the issue:

  1. Queue up 4v4 Empires Wars ranked
  2. Once the maps starts, the app will likely lock in the loading screen.
  3. Click continue in the popup window
  4. The game will run continue and run fine after a while (5s to 10s)

:arrow_forward: EXPECTED RESULT

:point_down: What was SUPPOSED to happen if the bug you encountered were not present?
Windows should not see the app as unresponsive and should not throw the popup window.

:arrow_forward: IMAGE

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:arrow_forward: GAME FILES (SAVE / RECORDING)

:point_down: Attach a SAVE GAME (.aoe2spgame) or GAME RECORDING (.aoe2record) of the match where you encountered the issue. Link it below if using an external file service.

I definitly have it with the new Redbull Wololo maps like meadow.
Almost everytime I play these maps, even RM, I am asked to close the program or wait.

Maybe it’s a map thing.

Game freezes and unresponds everytime I start a multiplayer game