developer7 and standalone 5.5 suddenly started crashing


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developer7 and standalone 5.5 suddenly started crashing

Postby pam in canada » Sat, 24 Sep 2005 10:12:17 GMT

Crashing problems:
FM Developer 7 - crash on print and print setup
FM 5.5 - crash on launch of any file

Win2000, 1Ghz, P4
Standalone software
HP printers

I recently tried to install FM Server 7 Server Admin Tools onto my
win2000 laptop in order to use the remote administrative tools. There
was some confusion on the account name and I had to abort the install.
 (side note - FM says you have to have both the correct account name
AND the license key to install certain software now - on developer
and server as far as I know.)

Anyway, now I crash at print setup and/or print with Developer7
"filemakerDev.e.exe has generated errors....error log"
every time.
I have HPLaserJet 2100, HPLaserJet 4000 printers that all have worked
fine for ages.

and FM 5.5 is now crashing when I try to launch any file at all.
"filemaker Pro.e.exe has generated errors.....error log..."
(Though, as another aside, it seems there is contention on the Xerox
Tektronix Phaser 860 with FM 5.5 and printing. When all was working, if
i plugged into that guy, I crashed every time at print.)

so do you think I have to reinstall the 5.5 and dev7? Any other
suggestions? Did some .dll get squished when I tried to install the
server7 stuff? Will server7 SAT work on win2k? is that what mashed me?

Re: developer7 and standalone 5.5 suddenly started crashing

Postby FP » Sat, 24 Sep 2005 12:54:37 GMT

I find it's only about a 5 minute job to reinstall FM, I'm guessing it
took you longer to write up the explanation.  Why not give it a try,
worst thing that happens, it still doesn't work.

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