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Check for updates not working XnView for Windows

Post by berniebee » Mon May 13, 2013 12:06 am

Hello

Since I have upgraded to Windows 8, the "check for update" function on XNview does not work.

Is there any way to fix this ?

thanks

Bernard

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Re: Check for updates not working XnView for Windows

Post by C0080900 » Mon May 13, 2013 6:05 am

berniebee wrote:Hello

Since I have upgraded to Windows 8, the "check for update" function on XNview does not work.

Is there any way to fix this ?

thanks

Bernard
You can always check manually for new XnView versions on FileHippo and FileHorse.

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http://www.filehorse.com/download-xnview/

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http://www.filehippo.com/download_xnview/

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Re: Check for updates not working XnView for Windows

Post by berniebee » Mon May 13, 2013 6:49 am

It goes without saying that you can manually check for updates.
However the "check for update"still does not work.
C0080900 wrote:
berniebee wrote:Hello

Since I have upgraded to Windows 8, the "check for update" function on XNview does not work.

Is there any way to fix this ?

thanks

Bernard
You can always check manually for new XnView versions on FileHippo and FileHorse.

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http://www.filehorse.com/download-xnview/

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http://www.filehippo.com/download_xnview/

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Re: Check for updates not working XnView for Windows

Post by xnview » Mon May 13, 2013 9:50 am

what's happened?
Pierre.

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Re: Check for updates not working XnView for Windows

Post by berniebee » Mon May 13, 2013 9:59 am

Hi

I am using Win 8 and XNview 2.0

From the ïnfo"menu "check for update"nothing happens.
I manually look for new versions.

The update menu has worked in the past but not since I upgraded to Win 8.

Thanks

Bernard

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Re: Check for updates not working XnView for Windows

Post by jis » Sat May 17, 2014 8:05 pm

I can confirm this. After one year this problem still exist. I even checked XnView network activity with TCPView, but XnView is completely silent.
We need more info how check for update works to be able pinpoint the culprit.
I use the latest XnView version in the Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center.

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Re: Check for updates not working XnView for Windows

Post by jis » Wed Jun 11, 2014 9:16 pm

Is this forum alive?
Is there anyone for whom is the "Check for Update" still working in Windows 8?
I use the latest XnView version in the Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center.

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Re: Check for updates not working XnView for Windows

Post by XnTriq » Wed Jun 11, 2014 10:00 pm

If Internet Explorer is set to work offline, XnView cannot connect to your interwebs.

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Re: Check for updates not working XnView for Windows

Post by xnview » Thu Jun 12, 2014 7:09 am

jis wrote: Is there anyone for whom is the "Check for Update" still working in Windows 8?
yes it works for me
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Re: Check for updates not working XnView for Windows

Post by jis » Thu Jun 12, 2014 7:19 am

XnTriq wrote:If Internet Explorer is set to work offline, XnView cannot connect to your interwebs.
It sounds reasonable, but this is not the culprit in my case.
I use the latest XnView version in the Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center.

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Re: Check for updates not working XnView for Windows

Post by jis » Thu Jun 12, 2014 7:44 am

xnview wrote:
jis wrote: Is there anyone for whom is the "Check for Update" still working in Windows 8?
yes it works for me
As I said, I even checked XnView network activity with TCPView, but XnView is completely silent.
Please, could you explain how Check for Update works and propose some debug scenario to help us pinpoint the culprit?
I use the latest XnView version in the Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center.

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Re: Check for updates not working XnView for Windows

Post by jis » Thu Jun 12, 2014 7:45 am

berniebee wrote:Hello

Since I have upgraded to Windows 8, the "check for update" function on XNview does not work.

Is there any way to fix this ?

thanks

Bernard
Hi berniebee, do you still have this problem?
I use the latest XnView version in the Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center.

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Re: Check for updates not working XnView for Windows

Post by XnTriq » Thu Jun 12, 2014 11:30 pm

Slashdot ([url=http://beta.slashdot.org/submission/3165749]Windows 8.1 Still Completely Breaks FTP[/url]) wrote:Largely uncovered story, since the Windows 8.1 update has been released there have been many reports sent to Microsoft about how FTP is completely broken in Windows 8.1 clients.
It's been reported that the new Internet Explorer 11 updates the Wininet.dll file and is no longer able to function with passive FTP requests. Although this may not effect many savvy FTP program users, it completely destroys anyone who has a program that relies on the default Windows (IE based) FTP protocols. [As an example our doc control system from our ERP vendor uses Windows based FTP and now we are completely screwed!]

The real kicker is that Microsoft hasn't officially acknowledged the bug or issued a hot fix yet but there were reports of this problem in the 8.1 developer preview. Windows 8.1 cannot be downgraded to Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 11 can not be downgraded to 10 after 8.1 has been installed.

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Re: Check for updates not working XnView for Windows

Post by jis » Fri Jun 13, 2014 6:02 am

I am still using Windows 8 Pro and IE 10.
I use the latest XnView version in the Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center.

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Re: Check for updates not working XnView for Windows

Post by XnTriq » Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:45 pm

jis wrote:I am still using Windows 8 Pro and IE 10.
Which Firewall do you use?

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