XnViewMP 0.68 crash at startup

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XnViewMP 0.68 crash at startup

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Hi, I'm using XnView form many years, and i'm very satisfied by this application. It is, in one word, fantastic.

Recently I have upgraded to Windows 8.1 and I have decided to try XnViewMP instead, but crashes every start.
To avoid XnViewMP crashes I must select "None" as Startup folder on setting. If I choose Windows default folder fo pictures (C:\Users\MyName\Pictures) or choose Last and I close XnViewMP in this folder, next startup XnViewMP crashes and i must start the application from cmd for bypass startup option (XnView.exe C:\) and then change this setting preference.
I think that the issue is here: Windows default folders for pictures, music, documents and some other files, in localized version of Windows are translated by Explorer, that mask the real name, (and in my case, as Italian Windows version show Immagini for Pictures, Documenti for Documents and Musica for Music)
After XnViewMP crashes, in Explorer pictures folder don't show the masked name, but show the real name (Pictures) while other system folder like Documents and Music still have their default Italian names "Documenti" and "Musica", and sometimes the folder is recreated as Immagini (or Pictures is renamed as Immagini and re-create anothe Pictures folder, i don't know), so I have two folder, Pictures and Immagini. To display folder name correctly masked by Explorer I must keep None as startup folder on XnViewMP and reboot Windows. Maybe this problem there isn't in English version of Windows because the special folders name are the same.
I think the XnViewMP has some problem in handling this Windows folder names and compromise the corret visualization of the names in the localized version of Windows.

sorry for the bad English, but I wanted to contribute in bug reports.
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Re: XnViewMP 0.68 crash at startup

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What file format do you have in this folder?
Could you send me your email by PM?
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the files in this folder are mainly jpg, and there are some png
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could you try to move all files/subfolders from this folder, and start XnView and/or XnViewMP?
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Re: XnViewMP 0.68 crash at startup

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Also try this:

1. Do on your C:\ (or whatever) a folder named 'temp' (Latin English lowercase ASCII letters - no spaces or other signs)
2. Put inside it a jpg file - rename it to temp.jpg (same reasons from above)
3. Select "Specified" folder in XnView's settings this folder.
4. Close/Run the XnView MP.

Does it work?
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Re: XnViewMP 0.68 crash at startup

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Hello,
I notice the same problem with XMP on a W 8.1 laptop : launching MP directly lead to a crash.
I haven't found any reason.
So, I made a new install , delete .ini, clean .DB => It runs well for a short time, but crash again very quickly.

Happily launching Xnview by double clic on a file - with the W 8.1 explorer- => always no crash !
Sorry I can tell more about that problem.
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so you are able to reproduce it? Could you send the crash report?
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Re: XnViewMP 0.68 crash at startup

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Gérard 91 wrote:Hello,
I notice the same problem with XMP on a W 8.1 laptop : launching MP directly lead to a crash.
I haven't found any reason.
So, I made a new install , delete .ini, clean .DB => It runs well for a short time, but crash again very quickly.

Happily launching Xnview by double clic on a file - with the W 8.1 explorer- => always no crash !
Sorry I can tell more about that problem.
Kind regards
Gérard
No need for new install - just delete .ini and clean (in fact delete) .DB.

See if it happens always in the same directory/folder.
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Re: XnViewMP 0.68 crash at startup

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I did not try to know if the start folder saved in the .ini is inchanged
No specific message and report
(Yes in fact no need to reinstall, I done it once only)
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Re: XnViewMP 0.68 crash at startup

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are you able to reproduce the crash??
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Yes, each time Xnview MP .068 (W8.1) is launched, from taskbar, it crashes quite immediately, just after UI is loaded, when it tried to display thumbnails.

I got only this message in a warning box :
"Xnwiew MP a cesser de fonctionner"
"Un problème à fait que le programme a cesser de fonctionner correctement. Windows va fermer le programme et vous indiquer si une solution est disponible"
"Fermer".

If a specific system message is usefull to identify the problem, please tell me how to find it.
Thanks again.
Gérard
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Gérard 91 wrote:Yes, each time Xnview MP .068 (W8.1) is launched, from taskbar, it crashes quite immediately, just after UI is loaded, when it tried to display thumbnails.
are you able to send the crash report??
please send me your email by PM
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Re: XnViewMP 0.68 crash at startup >>> Solved with version 0

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Hi!
I experienced the same:

After closing XNview, pointing to my user's picture-directory (and starting XNview by open the last folder when closed last time) and restart XNview the application starts, show the directory icons in the folder and file section and then suddenly closes. Without any Crashreport.

I guess it is the same as user Gérard 91 experienced. And due to there is no (Windows) Crash message or Crash dump, there is nothing to send you.

I solved the problem by starting XNview with the option "c:\" to point to that folder at every start.

Version 0.69 of XNview MP solved the problem. Tried several times without the start option mentioned. Thank you.

My versions:
- Windows 8.1 Pro (6.3 Build 9600)
- XnView MP, Version 0.68 (May 19 2014), Libformat version 6.58
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Re: XnViewMP 0.69 crash at startup

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Hi, well, today I have

bad news: Version 0.69 x32 (Oct 8 2014) still has the experieced problem.

After updating to the new version XNviewMP starts in several folders as expected.
Now there are the problems again: Shortly after starting, icons of the last folder are shown and suddenly windows is closing. Altogether a sequence takes less than 1 second.

I tried to set other startup folders by starting XNviewMP with "xnview.exe c:\".
With every folder tried, no success; window closes as without this start option.

There is no Crash-Report, for Windows it seems to be a normal closure of XNviewMP.

If you need any information, just contact me.
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Re: XnViewMP 0.69 crash at startup

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XNviewUser.win8.1 wrote: bad news: Version 0.69 x32 (Oct 8 2014) still has the experieced problem.
Please send me your email by PM (Do you have the problem with x32bits version?)
Pierre.