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Re: EPG123 doesn't launch - just crashes

#21

Post by MZmuda » Wed Mar 27, 2019 4:01 am

Hi Space,

Thanks for the input. I ran the SFC command, but got back

C:\Windows\system32>sfc /scannow

Beginning system scan. This process will take some time.

Beginning verification phase of system scan.
Verification 100% complete.

Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations.

C:\Windows\system32>

... So... basically no errors.

I'm open to trying anything else...

- Mike

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Post by garyan2 » Wed Mar 27, 2019 5:02 am

Please download the following file and try the contents. I've removed the references to use kernel32.dll to disable sleep/hibernation during update execution and then restore it. Let's see if that helps any.
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Post by MZmuda » Thu Mar 28, 2019 12:48 am

Hi Gary,

I got a crash report as soon as it opened (similar to yesterday's.)

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The WER720E.tmpWERInternalMetadata.xml file contains:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-16"?>
<WERReportMetadata>
<OSVersionInformation>
<WindowsNTVersion>6.1</WindowsNTVersion>
<Build>7601 Service Pack 1</Build>
<Product>(0x1): Windows 7 Ultimate</Product>
<Edition>Ultimate</Edition>
<BuildString>7601.23796.amd64fre.win7sp1_ldr.170427-1518</BuildString>
<Revision>1130</Revision>
<Flavor>Multiprocessor Free</Flavor>
<Architecture>X64</Architecture>
<LCID>1033</LCID>
</OSVersionInformation>
<ParentProcessInformation>
<ParentProcessId>3124</ParentProcessId>
<ParentProcessPath>C:\Windows\explorer.exe</ParentProcessPath>
<ParentProcessCmdLine>C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE</ParentProcessCmdLine>
</ParentProcessInformation>
<ProblemSignatures>
<EventType>APPCRASH</EventType>
<Parameter0>epg123Client.exe</Parameter0>
<Parameter1>1.2.11.10</Parameter1>
<Parameter2>5c9b02a8</Parameter2>
<Parameter3>KERNELBASE.dll</Parameter3>
<Parameter4>6.1.7601.23796</Parameter4>
<Parameter5>59029714</Parameter5>
<Parameter6>e0434352</Parameter6>
<Parameter7>000000000001a06d</Parameter7>
</ProblemSignatures>
<DynamicSignatures>
<Parameter1>6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1</Parameter1>
<Parameter2>1033</Parameter2>
<Parameter22>367e</Parameter22>
<Parameter23>367e805d0e7c1ec3f63b05bb5ce5c416</Parameter23>
<Parameter24>2127</Parameter24>
<Parameter25>21274573b572ae5d982e4e9df1f704de</Parameter25>
</DynamicSignatures>
<SystemInformation>
<MID>44563887-4792-4EF8-BA72-E5114216167E</MID>
<SystemManufacturer>Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.</SystemManufacturer>
<SystemProductName>H270M-DS3H</SystemProductName>
<BIOSVersion>F3</BIOSVersion>
</SystemInformation>
</WERReportMetadata>

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The WER7598.tmp.appcompat.txt file contains:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-16"?>
<DATABASE>
<EXE NAME="epg123Client.exe" FILTER="CMI_FILTER_PRIVACY">
<MATCHING_FILE NAME="epg123.exe" SIZE="784384" CHECKSUM="0x8C900159" BIN_FILE_VERSION="1.2.11.10" BIN_PRODUCT_VERSION="1.2.11.10" PRODUCT_VERSION="1.2.11.10" FILE_DESCRIPTION="Media Center Electronic Program Guide in 1-2-3" COMPANY_NAME="GaRyan2" PRODUCT_NAME="epg123" FILE_VERSION="1.2.11.10" ORIGINAL_FILENAME="epg123.exe" INTERNAL_NAME="epg123.exe" LEGAL_COPYRIGHT="Copyright © 2019" VERDATEHI="0x0" VERDATELO="0x0" VERFILEOS="0x4" VERFILETYPE="0x1" MODULE_TYPE="WIN32" PE_CHECKSUM="0x0" LINKER_VERSION="0x0" UPTO_BIN_FILE_VERSION="1.2.11.10" UPTO_BIN_PRODUCT_VERSION="1.2.11.10" LINK_DATE="03/27/2019 04:57:11" UPTO_LINK_DATE="03/27/2019 04:57:11" VER_LANGUAGE="Language Neutral [0x0]" EXE_WRAPPER="0x0" />
<MATCHING_FILE NAME="epg123Client.exe" SIZE="829952" CHECKSUM="0xD37EEA55" BIN_FILE_VERSION="1.2.11.10" BIN_PRODUCT_VERSION="1.2.11.10" PRODUCT_VERSION="1.2.11.10" FILE_DESCRIPTION="epg123Client" COMPANY_NAME="GaRyan2" PRODUCT_NAME="epg123Client" FILE_VERSION="1.2.11.10" ORIGINAL_FILENAME="epg123Client.exe" INTERNAL_NAME="epg123Client.exe" LEGAL_COPYRIGHT="Copyright © 2019" VERDATEHI="0x0" VERDATELO="0x0" VERFILEOS="0x4" VERFILETYPE="0x1" MODULE_TYPE="WIN32" PE_CHECKSUM="0x0" LINKER_VERSION="0x0" UPTO_BIN_FILE_VERSION="1.2.11.10" UPTO_BIN_PRODUCT_VERSION="1.2.11.10" LINK_DATE="03/27/2019 04:57:12" UPTO_LINK_DATE="03/27/2019 04:57:12" VER_LANGUAGE="Language Neutral [0x0]" EXE_WRAPPER="0x0" />
<MATCHING_FILE NAME="epg123Transfer.exe" SIZE="257024" CHECKSUM="0x5142623" BIN_FILE_VERSION="1.2.11.0" BIN_PRODUCT_VERSION="1.2.11.0" PRODUCT_VERSION="1.2.11.0" FILE_DESCRIPTION="epg123Transfer" COMPANY_NAME="GaRyan2" PRODUCT_NAME="epg123Transfer" FILE_VERSION="1.2.11.0" ORIGINAL_FILENAME="epg123Transfer.exe" INTERNAL_NAME="epg123Transfer.exe" LEGAL_COPYRIGHT="Copyright © 2019" VERDATEHI="0x0" VERDATELO="0x0" VERFILEOS="0x4" VERFILETYPE="0x1" MODULE_TYPE="WIN32" PE_CHECKSUM="0x0" LINKER_VERSION="0x0" UPTO_BIN_FILE_VERSION="1.2.11.0" UPTO_BIN_PRODUCT_VERSION="1.2.11.0" LINK_DATE="03/27/2019 04:57:11" UPTO_LINK_DATE="03/27/2019 04:57:11" VER_LANGUAGE="Language Neutral [0x0]" EXE_WRAPPER="0x0" />
<MATCHING_FILE NAME="Newtonsoft.Json.dll" SIZE="525824" CHECKSUM="0xF7D4E76" BIN_FILE_VERSION="10.0.3.21018" BIN_PRODUCT_VERSION="10.0.3.0" PRODUCT_VERSION="10.0.3" FILE_DESCRIPTION="Json.NET .NET 4.0" COMPANY_NAME="Newtonsoft" PRODUCT_NAME="Json.NET" FILE_VERSION="10.0.3.21018" ORIGINAL_FILENAME="Newtonsoft.Json.dll" INTERNAL_NAME="Newtonsoft.Json.dll" LEGAL_COPYRIGHT="Copyright © James Newton-King 2008" VERDATEHI="0x0" VERDATELO="0x0" VERFILEOS="0x4" VERFILETYPE="0x2" MODULE_TYPE="WIN32" PE_CHECKSUM="0x8652D" LINKER_VERSION="0x0" UPTO_BIN_FILE_VERSION="10.0.3.21018" UPTO_BIN_PRODUCT_VERSION="10.0.3.0" LINK_DATE="11/07/2069 13:36:08" UPTO_LINK_DATE="11/07/2069 13:36:08" VER_LANGUAGE="Language Neutral [0x0]" EXE_WRAPPER="0x0" />
</EXE>
<EXE NAME="KERNELBASE.dll" FILTER="CMI_FILTER_THISFILEONLY">
<MATCHING_FILE NAME="KernelBase.dll" SIZE="419840" CHECKSUM="0xFB5E994" BIN_FILE_VERSION="6.1.7601.23796" BIN_PRODUCT_VERSION="6.1.7601.23796" PRODUCT_VERSION="6.1.7601.18015" FILE_DESCRIPTION="Windows NT BASE API Client DLL" COMPANY_NAME="Microsoft Corporation" PRODUCT_NAME="Microsoft® Windows® Operating System" FILE_VERSION="6.1.7601.18015 (win7sp1_gdr.121129-1432)" ORIGINAL_FILENAME="Kernelbase" INTERNAL_NAME="Kernelbase" LEGAL_COPYRIGHT="© Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved." VERDATEHI="0x0" VERDATELO="0x0" VERFILEOS="0x40004" VERFILETYPE="0x2" MODULE_TYPE="WIN32" PE_CHECKSUM="0x6F4F9" LINKER_VERSION="0x60001" UPTO_BIN_FILE_VERSION="6.1.7601.23796" UPTO_BIN_PRODUCT_VERSION="6.1.7601.23796" LINK_DATE="04/28/2017 01:12:52" UPTO_LINK_DATE="04/28/2017 01:12:52" EXPORT_NAME="KERNELBASE.dll" VER_LANGUAGE="English (United States) [0x409]" EXE_WRAPPER="0x0" FILE_ID="000028a82bdc835d33a1d6bcc76c807b0f3027e7b31f" PROGRAM_ID="0000f519feec486de87ed73cb92d3cac802400000000" />
</EXE>
<EXE NAME="kernel32.dll" FILTER="CMI_FILTER_THISFILEONLY">
<MATCHING_FILE NAME="kernel32.dll" SIZE="1163264" CHECKSUM="0x50C4B347" BIN_FILE_VERSION="6.1.7601.23796" BIN_PRODUCT_VERSION="6.1.7601.23796" PRODUCT_VERSION="6.1.7601.18015" FILE_DESCRIPTION="Windows NT BASE API Client DLL" COMPANY_NAME="Microsoft Corporation" PRODUCT_NAME="Microsoft® Windows® Operating System" FILE_VERSION="6.1.7601.18015 (win7sp1_gdr.121129-1432)" ORIGINAL_FILENAME="kernel32" INTERNAL_NAME="kernel32" LEGAL_COPYRIGHT="© Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved." VERDATEHI="0x0" VERDATELO="0x0" VERFILEOS="0x40004" VERFILETYPE="0x2" MODULE_TYPE="WIN32" PE_CHECKSUM="0x120883" LINKER_VERSION="0x60001" UPTO_BIN_FILE_VERSION="6.1.7601.23796" UPTO_BIN_PRODUCT_VERSION="6.1.7601.23796" LINK_DATE="04/28/2017 01:12:51" UPTO_LINK_DATE="04/28/2017 01:12:51" EXPORT_NAME="KERNEL32.dll" VER_LANGUAGE="English (United States) [0x409]" EXE_WRAPPER="0x0" FILE_ID="00000e6feb053bb75a62034a996646253d1380c5714b" PROGRAM_ID="0000f519feec486de87ed73cb92d3cac802400000000" />
</EXE>
</DATABASE>


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I also have a memory dump file, but it's about 5megs long. Not sure if you'd like to look at that - I can upload it somewhere if you'd like to see it if you think it would help.

Any other thoughts?

Could you compile me a simple "Hello World" file to see if my system can even run it?

Thanks -

- Mike

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Post by garyan2 » Thu Mar 28, 2019 2:57 am

Don't think we need to go that far just yet. What I find interesting is that the appcompat.txt file shows all the EXEs and DLLs in the epg123 folder, not just the EXE you are trying to run... not sure if that means anything.

If you right-click the epg123.exe file and view properties, do you see anything in the General tab with the Attributes section?
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#25

Post by MZmuda » Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:43 am

Hi Gary,

No. Just checkboxes for "Attributes: Read-only, Hidden," and the Advanced button.

My WMC is working again, by the way. I had to relaunch the TV setup utility in WMC, but it allowed me to tell it my zip code, provider, TV tuner cards, etc, and WMC downloaded the guide flawlessly again.

(And yes, trying to re-run EPG123 still fails outright after that too.)

It's weird. Here's what I have.
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Any other thoughts?

- Mike

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Post by garyan2 » Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:23 am

I'm a bit at a loss here. Is your machine part of a domain? group policies in place? Do you have another Win 7/8/8.1/10 machine to try it on?
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Post by garyan2 » Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:59 pm

I had forgotten another suggestions I had as well.

Could you create a new user account and try to execute EPG123 with it? Is there something special about the account you are currently using?
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#28

Post by MZmuda » Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:46 pm

Hi Gary,

I tried creating another user and running the EPG123.exe file on it as well, with still no results.

I have other Win7 machines, but they don't have WMC installed on them. Would it still make sense to try the run on them?

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- Mike

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Post by garyan2 » Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:20 am


MZmuda wrote:Hi Gary,

I tried creating another user and running the EPG123.exe file on it as well, with still no results.

I have other Win7 machines, but they don't have WMC installed on them. Would it still make sense to try the run on them?

Thanks -

- Mike
Yes, but only the configuration gui. The client will not open if WMC truly isn't installed.
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#30

Post by MZmuda » Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:26 am

Hi Gary,

I just wanted to give you an update: I had to uninstall (and then wipe/sanitize) the .NET installation (a simple uninstall/reinstall didn't do it. something somewhere got hung up.) and then epg123 worked correctly.

Thanks again for all your help the past few weeks.

- Mike

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