How to fix the ‘Can’t Reach Oculus Runtime Service’ error
How to fix the 'Can’t Reach Oculus Runtime Service' error? If this problem has stopped your Rift headset working, here's how to fix it simply.
If you’ve woken up in the last few days to find that your Oculus Rift headset is only useful as a paperweight, don’t despair just yet as there’s a pretty simple fix.
According to irritated Redditors, Rift headsets have been failing to boot up in the last few days, due to an error introduced by a security certificate expiring. Usually, niggling software issues such as this are sorted out quickly and painlessly – in this case, a patch has been released that needs to be installed on your Windows PC.
Full instructions on installation of the patch, directly from Oculus, are below.
“If you currently have the Oculus app installed:
Shortly after the repair you will be prompted for an update. Please complete the update. The download and update may take up to 10 minutes depending on network connection.”
If you already uninstalled the Oculus app in sheer frustration, you just need to head to the Oculus setup page to download and install it again.
And now breathe, as access to your VR porn collection is restored.