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  • Operations stopped working on upgrade to Win 7

    Recent crash drove me to go ahead and upgrade to Windows 7, 64 bit from Vista Premium 64 bit and now several of my important operations will not run without crashing Alpha. Have tried in V9 and V10 with same results. Went thru each operation in a routine and found the guilty party but even if I try to look at the code it crashes Alpha. Any clue to recover as I have no way of knowing what is causing the crash without being able to look at the code.

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    Re: Operations stopped working on upgrade to Win 7

    Tommy,

    When you upgraded to win7, did you get a different computer or upgrade over the one you had?

    Did you copy all your apps off and then back on?

    Did you reinstall (clean) a5?

    Have you run a registry cleaner?

    Have you tried the "copy to" to put your operations into a new db and diff table?

    Grabbing at straws, but not much to go on.

    Your initial crash could have damaged some of the dbf support files??



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    Dave Mason
    [email protected]
    Skype is dave.mason46

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    • #3
      Re: Operations stopped working on upgrade to Win 7

      I lost a hard drive and did a clean install of Windows 7 64 bit and clean install of Alpha 5 V9.
      All my data is on a server so it was not hurt by the crash. All has been fine until I went to run a couple of different reports, one of which has 20 operations used to generate it.
      The one mentioned, I went through each operation one at a time until it bombed to find the culprit. It won't even let me look at the saved operation in Code or in design mode without crashing Alpha. I did not write the code and do not have a clue how to replicate it or I would.

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        Re: Operations stopped working on upgrade to Win 7

        Tommy,

        do you have a backup of the server folder?
        or
        do you have a way to contact the originator of the app?

        do you know which table/set the operation is based on?

        sounds llike a corrupted support file. If you have a backup of that table, copy the support files(not .dbf or .ftp files) to the folder on the server. Then refresh your shadow.

        You may try a refresh anyhow because it may have gotten messed up when you shadowed it.
        Dave Mason
        [email protected]aldadesktop.com
        Skype is dave.mason46

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        • #5
          Re: Operations stopped working on upgrade to Win 7

          Server is still intact and running. None of the computers that run windows 7 can run these reports. V10 will not run them either so something has to be wrong with the code that is not working that was working fine on Vista 64 bit.

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            Re: Operations stopped working on upgrade to Win 7

            Tommy

            Just ran into a similar thing today - although I'm running v10...

            Mine is an append operation. I'm still exploring what the issue is...

            Can you zip up the table/set that your operation is based on and send it to me to look at?
            Al Buchholz
            Bookwood Systems, LTD
            Weekly QReportBuilder Webinars Thursday 1 pm CST

            Occam's Razor - KISS
            Normalize till it hurts - De-normalize till it works.
            Advice offered and questions asked in the spirit of learning how to fish is better than someone giving you a fish.
            When we triage a problem it is much easier to read sample systems than to read a mind.
            "Make it as simple as possible, but not simpler."
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              Re: Operations stopped working on upgrade to Win 7

              Tommy

              FWIW, my issue is having too many deleted records in the target table of an append operation.

              In this scenario, I can sometimes get exclusive access to the table, and other times not. So I was deleting records rather than erasing the table and/or packing the table.

              While it technically is something that might be fixed, it doesn't make sense to have soo many deleted records (at least for me). IE instead of the 55 records I needed, I found 60,000 some deleted records.

              Still interested to see what the issue is that you found.
              Al Buchholz
              Bookwood Systems, LTD
              Weekly QReportBuilder Webinars Thursday 1 pm CST

              Occam's Razor - KISS
              Normalize till it hurts - De-normalize till it works.
              Advice offered and questions asked in the spirit of learning how to fish is better than someone giving you a fish.
              When we triage a problem it is much easier to read sample systems than to read a mind.
              "Make it as simple as possible, but not simpler."
              Albert Einstein

              http://www.iadn.com/images/media/iadn_member.png

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