#1206 Process pwsafe.exe doesn't terminate


After opening a database and exiting Password Safe 3.34.01, pwsafe.exe remains running. Later attempts to open the database give a warning that another process is using the file.


  • Freonpsandoz

    Freonpsandoz - 2014-08-08

    Update: this problem seems to happen if Password Safe is closed using the X on the right side of the title bar. If I close it by selecting File/Exit, the process terminates normally.

  • DrK

    DrK - 2014-08-08

    This is not a bug. This is STANDARD Windows behaviour for those applications that use the System Tray.

    For these applications, using the 'X' will not close the application but just return it to the System Tray. In order to close ANY application that uses the System Tray, you have to use the applications' own method to close the application.

    For Password Safe, use the File Menu -> Exit, Ctrl+Q or Alt+F4 or right click on the icon in the System Tray and select Exit.

    You can choose not to use the System Tray: Manage -> Options -> System Tab; uncheck "Put Icon in System Tray".

  • Rony Shapiro

    Rony Shapiro - 2014-08-08
    • status: open --> closed
  • Rony Shapiro

    Rony Shapiro - 2014-08-08

    Working as designed.


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