how was ur problem solved? i have the same problem,it gives me the same message when i type in '--reset_preferences' please helpIts when u try and load the game it basically freezes onto a black screen and wont continue anyway my problem looks to be solved thanks guys
i tried this,and it still doesnt work please help outHad the same problem here, highly annoying! I found out that it was my firewall asking a permission! Solved it like this: add to your shortcut (instead of the reset-text above) this:
Now it will start as it says and you will see the popups. Decline/accept them as you will. Never got the problem again!