Compiling shaders forever

I dont know why, but since last time I opened the engine, it decided to get me crazy by not letting me to use the engine until it compiles shaders. And I was like okay, 22 shaders what could be wrong? It’s been around a hour and it’s stuck on 22. I was like, um okay might be a bug, restarted the engine, my PC, everything. I opened a material, that WORKED a few days before and hasnt changed since then, and it decides to compile 22 shaders again. FOREVER.

I am starting to get mad and nervous, I dont wanna lose my project. I literally can’t do anything in the map or in the materials without it loading shaders forever.

Is there a fix for this bug?


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Hi guys, I found the cause of this issue.
If you have Avast Antivirus installed, that might be it. It’s blocking the shader compilation.

wow i’ve been struggling with this forever, it’s always something about the antivirus… thanks for sharing!

Yep! Avast was my problem too!