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Oculus update takes ALL Rift headsets OFFLINE

Oculus Rift headsets go offline after a stuff up to the VR headset

Anthony Garreffa | Mar 8, 2018 at 12:43 am CST (0 mins, 37 secs reading time)

Oculus sure knows how to keep people using their Rift headsets, with the VR giant recently announced through an update that Rift headsets going offline was caused by a lapsed security certificate.

Oculus update takes ALL Rift headsets OFFLINE |

Oculus Rift headsets worldwide went offline, stopping anyone from connecting to the Oculus runtime service, meaning that no one could use their VR headsets. There is a solution (something you shouldn't have to do, but you'll need to if you want to get your Rift back up and running) where you can set the date on your PC back, so that the security certificate thinks it is still active.

I wouldn't recommend doing this at all, and for now just raise your fist up at your Oculus Rift in anger. Sigh.

Last updated: Mar 9, 2018 at 06:11 am CST

Anthony Garreffa

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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