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  • Alpha 5 v9 locking up?

    Alpha 5 is locking up on me when I try to design/run a form. The only way I can get out is close through Task Manager. Any ideas?

    1. Windows system is a (gulp) Vista Premium Home
    2. During initial installation of Alpha 5 ver 9 I get an error that "GLJ9656.tmp has stopped working."
    3. I finish initial installation, install latest patch, Version 9, Build 1938, System Add-Ins build 3239.

    Thanks
    Thanks,
    Marc

    I'm now using Version 12.4.4.4, Build 4335, Addin Build 4887

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    Re: Alpha 5 v9 locking up?

    marc,

    this is no help, but we seem to be getting this a lot lately, today alone i have had to task manager more times than i should have to.

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      Re: Alpha 5 v9 locking up?

      Did you install with admin rights?
      How about in an actual administrator account?
      Over the past year, I have experienced all sorts of problems with installing programs as a non-admin. I finally gave up.

      FIREWALL PROBLEMS:
      How about your firewall? If using one with code execution / program control such as Comodo, your problem could be here. (I think my problems in the past may have also been related to it's defense features - program execution and system / registry protection settings.)

      If a firewall silently says "no" and some things don't get "properly injected" into windows.... You get a mess.
      (That's also what Comodo did to me - Thanks for the favor Comodo!)

      I finally permanently disabled this part of the firewall.

      USER RIGHTS:
      (In standard user mode, I've tried right clicking on installs, and running / installing them as administrator. Also tried standard installing after ok' ing increased privileges...

      Finally decided to run vista as an administrator. (but not using the special reserved administrator account built into vista.) -- Create a regular account, and then change it to admin rights.

      I'd try the following....

      Fully uninstall the software (and or rollback system)
      Make sure your are installing as administrator.

      I will also tell you that a very few programs (not Alpha) require me (to this day) to go into my Actual Vista System Administrator account (hidden by default but available via the policy editor) to properly install / update program. One of these is Comodo itself. Unless I install updates here, I still get "process failure."

      There is one absolute fix. Get a Mac.
      (I almost did, because it's registry free.... But then I wouldn't be here using Alpha5.)

      Good luck.
      Robert T. ~ "I enjoy manipulating data... just not my data."
      It's all about the "framework." (I suppose an "a5-induced" hard drive crash is now in order?)
      RELOADED: My current posting activity here merely represents a "Momentary Lapse Of Reason."

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        Re: Alpha 5 v9 locking up?

        Hi,

        It could also be due to a bad filter or sort order set in the form properties or a bad script on one of the form events, worth checking out.

        Michael

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          Re: Alpha 5 v9 locking up?

          This is for anyone else with same problem I have had on A5 locking up when trying to pdf reports.

          I saw this thread mentioned today and followed the instructions and it cured my problem using VISTA!!! Thanks!

          http://msgboard.alphasoftware.com/al...73&postcount=2
          Thanks,
          Marc

          I'm now using Version 12.4.4.4, Build 4335, Addin Build 4887

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