Spotify installer does nothing when started

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Re: Spotify installer does nothing when started

dennyelvis
Roadie

Ok it must be a different issue then, I still have a hunch it's a compatibility issue? Have you tried an older version? 

 

https://spotify.en.uptodown.com/windows/old

 

Worth a try, and obviously make sure you've been using the correct installer for your device?

Re: Spotify installer does nothing when started

mglaedr
Regular

Downloaded 1.0.36.124 installer, same issue. Nothing happens after start. I moved it to C:\, ran as administrator and unblocked it.

Re: Spotify installer does nothing when started

edwardpossi
Newbie

Thank you for sharing this - I too have the exact same problem! Almost started to pull hair while trying to fix it in any way last night. Very frustating, any kind of solution would be great.

 

Just as a ntice, also tried to download the Microsoft Store version vwhich worked temporaraly, but honostly that version is no good compared to the original desktop-app, in my opinion.

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Re: Spotify installer does nothing when started

mglaedr
Regular

I have contacted Spotify support. Looks like it's caused by special characters in the username. They said they are working on it, will update asap as they get back to me with the result

Re: Spotify installer does nothing when started

Milk-Sheik
Casual Listener

Same problem here (windows 7 tho), notify us if you have any news :3

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Re: Spotify installer does nothing when started

Milk-Sheik
Casual Listener

Hi, here's a solution that worked for me (windows 7).

 

I downloaded this old spotify installer (found on this topic).

The .exe did execute (good news), spotify looked old and was all buggy.

Almost every time I closed/re-opened the application, it suggested me an update, which I accepted. I did about 4 updates and finally spotify is back to the up to date version.

 

Hope it will work for you !

Re: Spotify installer does nothing when started

dol_klara
Casual Listener

This installer works for me as you said, thanks! :)

(I have Win10)

Re: Spotify installer does nothing when started

mglaedr
Regular

Doesn't work for me. Yes, the installer executes and it updates two times, but after third update Spotify doesn't work again. Looks like the newest version(s) include the same error that causes this problem.

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Re: Spotify installer does nothing when started

dol_klara
Casual Listener

Okay, I did it 2 times yet, it looks like the version I had before but it might not be... I may try not to update for some time if you have this experience.. I hope some very new update will fix it soon :/

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Re: Spotify installer does nothing when started

mglaedr
Regular

Still waiting - this is what I got from support after asking about the progress

 

Hey, thanks for checking in! Our tech folks are currently working on a fix for this and it should be done soon. Stay tuned and thanks for bearing with us



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