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SteamVR for Windows Mixed Reality - App won't run in HMD

edited November 2017 in Troubleshooting

When I launch an app from the SteamVR home within the HMD, it begins to load, but ultimately never does in the HMD, but shows on the monitor as running in a preview window. Also, in the little grey box that comes up after launching SteamVR on the desktop that says "Ready" and shows the HMD and controller icons in green, there is red text that says "(unresponsive) The Lab".I have taken a video showing two windows on the monitor, one with the app "The Lab" seemingly working and tracking the HMD position and the other a display mirror of what is being seen in the HMD which is just a round grid screen of sorts. I would be happy to provide the video in help of resolving this. Thanks

Jonathan Parent


  • Close down all windows mixed reality apps after it auto launches on plug in. Open up steam on your desktop and launch steam VR first. This will bring you to steam vr home you can load your games from here. Use left analog click button to access menu until they fix all the compatibility bugs.

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