Stuck on " Requesting [X] Lua files " or " Starting Lua "
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Every time I try to join any multiplayer server, I will download the lua files, then it will say " Starting Lua " but never really start. Then when I try to connect again it will say " Requesting [2 or 19] Lua files then get stuck. It seems like my GMOD REFUSES to download specifically 2 or 19 lua files in every server. Some times I might somehow get through without downloading those Lua files but once again, it will get stuck on " Starting Lua "
Stuck on Requesting Lua files :
Stuck on Starting Lua :
(Please keep in mind if I attempted to wait for it to load on Starting Lua or Requesting Server files my gmod will just time out while loading and I will be back to server menu. It will never load on Requesting Lua files and will very rarely load on Starting Lua. )
And even if I do manage to connect to the server, I will instantly time out at spawn then lose connection to the server after the timer ends. Example :
And also for some reason every time I fail to join a server the gmod logo in the menu screen disappears shown here :
Here is the whole list of things I have tried
- Verified Game Cache
- Every launch option that people have been saying online, including client ports.
- Reinstall Gmod
- Complete reinstall of gmod (Files left behind also deleted with the actual game itself)
- Factory Reset of GMod
- Every beta version
- Loading into map single player before hand
- Windows Compatibility mode on Windows 7
Here are my main specs
- Windows 10
- Intel Core i7-6700k @ 4.00 GHZ
- Radeon RX 480 Graphics
- 8 GB RAM
At this point the issue might be with your network configuration or something on your PC (anti viruses, firewalls)
I made sure that GMOD has exclusions on both Windows Defender and Fire Walls, as well as Steam itself.
Then its not Windows Defender. Keep looking. Maybe try a different router/internet connection, for example from your phone (not wifi) over USB, temporarily just to test it.
Well I just connected to a VPN and now I can load into servers just fine, though this cant really be a permanent fix because the VPN I have has a 10 Gigabyte limit, do you have any ideas on what could be causing it to not load unless I have on a VPN?
Could your ISP be blocking stuff? I remember I had the same issue with my ISP and VPN was the only way around it.
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