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I have an error with the client: Unable to load parameter file

This error is caused when the shortcut for your client is broken. Fear not, however, as we have some quick steps for you to fix this.

  1. Go to Start
  2. Find ‘RuneScape’ in your program files.
  3. Right Click on the RuneScape Icon.
  4. Left click on Properties.
  5. Click on to the ‘Shortcut’ Tab.
  6. Click in the Text box next to ‘Target’
  7. Press ‘End’ on your Keyboard.
  8. After ‘JagexLauncher.exe’ press the Space bar then type ‘runescape.’
  9. You should now have something that looks like this at the end: ‘JagexLauncher.exe runescape’
  10. Apply these settings and press okay.
  11. Now load the client.

If you are unable to find ‘RuneScape’ in your Program Files please work through the following steps instead.

  1. Go to Start
  2. Search for the following Directory; %USERPROFILE%\jagexcache\jagexlauncher\bin
  3. Right Click on the file named ‘Jagex Launcher.’
  4. Left Click on ‘Create Shortcut’
  5. Right Click on the file you just created.
  6. Left click on Properties.
  7. Click on to the ‘Shortcut’ Tab.
  8. Click in the Text box next to ‘Target’
  9. Press ‘End’ on your Keyboard.
  10. After ‘JagexLauncher.exe’ press the Space bar then type ‘runescape.’
  11. You should now have something that looks like this at the end: ‘JagexLauncher.exe runescape’
  12. Apply these settings and press okay.
  13. Drag the Shortcut onto your desktop.
  14. Double Click the Shortcut, the Client should now load.

If you are looking for more information please visit the main FAQ page which can be found here.