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Compiling Shaders when starting UE4 Engine

For the past 6 months ( UE4 Version irrelevant ) UE4 begins compiling ~4100 shaders without me even opening a project. I have frequently found questions in the AnswerHub that had this issue with the projects shaders when it was opened. For me the moment the engine starts and I can select a project to pick it is already compiling. In addition, the process is abnormally slow than I am familiar with. Since this has begun UE4 has basically become useless for me please help!

Product Version: UE 4.18
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asked Jan 13 '18 at 06:09 PM in Using UE4

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Hey there, i had a similar issue and i just deleted the derived data cache on the AppData\Local\UnrealEngine\Common. I also deleted intermediate, binaries and saved folder in my project.

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answered Jan 14 '18 at 02:34 PM

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avatar image dmrosen Feb 25 '18 at 02:09 AM

This did not work, yet it sped up the time it takes to compile shaders for me.

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