Oculus Rift re-enters virtual space after bad software caused a global blackout

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2018 03 08 – Click to read full article

ROOT CAUSE: a software-based certificate expires

ROOT CAUSE: OculusAppFramework.dll file currently has an invalid, expired certificate, preventing Windows 10 from running the software needed to power the Oculus Rift

IMPACT: can’t drive the Oculus Rift to any virtual realm

IMPACT: faced a warning message when booted up, blocking use of the device: It can’t use the Oculus Runtime Service

SOLUTION: Oculus VR must renew the “invalid” certificate and redistribute the software with the new certificate intact