Oftentimes, you may see this message: The local service encountered an unexpected error, please restart SquadOV and try again.
If this happens when SquadOV is launched and no games are open.
- You may not have installed the Visual Studio 2019 C++ x64 Redistributable.
In this case, download it from Microsoft's website here. Be sure to download the x64 version.
- You may have Windows 10N installed and thus do not have the Media Feature Pack installed.
In this case, install the Media Feature Pack by going to Start >Settings>Apps>Apps and features>Optional features>Add a feature, and then locate Media Feature Pack in the list of available optional features.
If this happens when SquadOV is launched and World of Warcraft is open OR after you played a couple of games.
- Sometimes, our audio system may take issue with certain audio devices on your machine. Try enabling Use Native Recording in SquadOV's recording settings.
- Otherwise, you may be on a laptop which may cause our recorder to fail to initialize. See this article on the most common fix for laptops.
After any of these steps, please restart SquadOV. Check this article on how to fully quit out of SquadOV.