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#4270 Notepad++ Crashes on Every Open

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2013-04-10
2013-04-09
Craig E. Shea
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I accidentally created an open discussion item instead of a ticket: https://sourceforge.net/p/notepad-plus/discussion/331753/thread/2cdeb3d8/

Anyway, the issue is that since I upgraded to v6.3, Notepad++ keeps crashing on opening on Windows 8 Pro. Usually I would have a few XML documents or JavaScript documents open in my session.

I recently upgraded to v6.3.3 hoping that the issue would be resolved, but it's not. Also, Notepad++, upon crashing, completely wiped out one of my files. I did have a backup, though, so no worries...but a little troublesome.

I was about to try safemode, but instead, tried running Notepad++ as Administrator. Now it doesn't crash. Looks like something may have changed between Windows 7 and Windows 8, because I definitely did not experience this issue with Windows 7.

Thought you'd like to know.

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  • Craig E. Shea
    Craig E. Shea
    2013-04-10

    Just an update. I used Notepad++ for a while today (same instance as yesterday--I left it running over night). I just went to switch back to it, and it crashed again. So, while using it in Administrator mode on Windows 8 Pro seems to help, it doesn't solve the problem.

    Regards,

    CS.