Sending all my appreciations and thumbs up your way sir.I figured it out on Windows 7...
Instead of using your shortcut on your desktop (Where I assume you placed your shortcut), find where the actual launcher^FTB_Launcer application file is stored. Right click it and view properties. Go to the tab named "Previous Versions" and wait until a version from before the update appears. It should be sometims before the 20th I believe. Restore that. It should work, but you'll need to re enter your login info on the launcher.
If what my instructions don't make sense tell me where I need to clarify.
Tried the solutions in this thread?So how do you make the launcher work? I have reinstalled everything and it still won't even launch. It is now stuck on "downloading files" from trying to reinstall per the "tech support section" stupid suggestion! I have been trying to get the launcher to work for 2+ weeks now and everywhere I look there is nothing that fixes it! Every suggestion is "reinstall". At some point you have to stop blaming the install process when it is the same EVERYTIME!
Please give us a REAL fix!
Can you guys please click the pastebin button when these crashes occur and post the logs so we can try to fix them
I did and guess what? None of it worked. I just went into the launcher and removed the authentication part and now it works like a charm offline and online. Crazy as it seems, not every user is an idiot. They wanted it their way and I got fed up with waiting and getting nothing but "reinstall the launcher" or "reinstall java". Those aren't fixes and all they did was destroy any possible reports.Try solutions from the community as well. Crazily enough, the community occasionally gets things right.
It is funny cause it shows bias. Ignore a mods' pack or favorite pack, say another pack is the best, or talk bad about theirs and suddenly they get bent out of shape. At least I found out why I was ignored for asking for help with the launcher when I said why I wanted it.That's not particularly funny.