#1116 JabRef does not start

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Fabian Neuner

Hey Guys,

I don't know why but since yesterday I get this error and jabRef does not start. Recently my notebook made a recovery and then I hade to update java... I would be really glad if somebody could help me because I'm in the last steps of my Master's Thesis

java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: java.io.WinNTFileSystem.createFileExclusively(Ljava/lang/String;Z)Z at java.io.WinNTFileSystem.createFileExclusively(Native Method) at java.io.File.checkAndCreate(Unknown Source) at java.io.File.createTempFile0(Unknown Source) at java.io.File.createTempFile(Unknown Source) at net.sf.jabref.collab.FileUpdateMonitor.getTempFile(FileUpdateMonitor.java:250) at net.sf.jabref.collab.FileUpdateMonitor$Entry. (FileUpdateMonitor.java:177) at net.sf.jabref.collab.FileUpdateMonitor.addUpdateListener(FileUpdateMonitor.java:88) at net.sf.jabref.BasePanel.init(BasePanel.java:276) at net.sf.jabref.BasePanel. (BasePanel.java:250) at net.sf.jabref.JabRefFrame.addTab(JabRefFrame.java:1614) at net.sf.jabref.JabRef.openWindow(JabRef.java:800) at net.sf.jabref.JabRef. (JabRef.java:176) at net.sf.jabref.JabRef.main(JabRef.java:73) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source) at net.sf.jabref.JabRefMain.main(Unknown Source)

Oh and the alert said, I should copy this in here:

Java Version: 1.6.0_37
Java Vendor: Sun Microsystems Inc.
Operating System: Windows 7 (6.1)
Hardware Architecture: x86


  • After some googling I found the following:

    "An UnsatisfiedLinkError for a Java method is always a prblem with Java,
    not VASSAL. Either you've hit a Java bug or you have a bad install. Try
    reinstalling Java. Does that resolve the problem? "

    So before digging deeper, can you please try that?

  • Oliver Kopp
    Oliver Kopp

    • status: open --> closed