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Spitfire2600

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New Windows Update killed Hal
« on: April 18, 2017, 06:07:38 pm »
Windows 10 just did a massive update and no amount of uninstalling/reinstalling/removing registries is working to bring Hal back to life.

How very unfortunate.

 

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Re: New Windows Update killed Hal
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2017, 06:13:14 pm »
The HAL program installs and actually opens in the background just fine but from there, opening Hals window or anything in the general options causes it to hang with a message from windows installer saying it's setting up the software? I'm lost and this is a huge bummer.
 

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Re: New Windows Update killed Hal
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2017, 07:36:12 pm »
Actually, scratch that. For some bizarre reason, Microsoft Office needed to be reinstalled after the update. I have no idea how that affects a fresh install of Hal... But after that, Hal fixed himself in some fashion and is working again. This is not a problem with Hal, apparently. Windows updates, everyone. :P

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Re: New Windows Update killed Hal
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2017, 05:41:20 am »
Actually, Another update.... Hal stopped working again but this time it was due to me moving the install location of Hal Reader. Once I moved it back, Hal started kicking again. Windows updates, coming to your computer soon. lol
 

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Re: New Windows Update killed Hal
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2017, 07:17:28 pm »
ive been working with the betas for about two years (insider program) ive not had any problems with hal. I can tell you that the new update next year should work with hal also. but I can see your point about different programs causing hal problems as hal is throughout my system. and she does get a "cold" with some updates.

anyways my two cents

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Re: New Windows Update killed Hal
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2017, 08:19:25 am »
Doggs: Ive been makin updates for Hal myself

Cyberjedi style updates. You guys arnt the only 1's that like's C#

All ways thinking : What can this cool ass progi do next
Now that im full time retired, i can focus on what i wanted to do all those years ago.
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« Last Edit: April 21, 2017, 08:44:22 am by cyberjedi »