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    Explorer did indeed crash. That's what I showed above.

    Don't worry about extra files or anything. Just copy over and replace the driver with the download. Reboot.

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  2. #12


    Airbot,
    ok so Explorer problem is not related to P8.

    As for P8 crash - yes, it will continue crashing because there's specific CPL in the system.
    Please launch this build http://power8.googlecode.com/files/CPLDebug.7z

    It will tell the name of problematic CPL so I can reproduce this here.
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    OK, launched it. Oddly enough it didn't crash after a reboot. Did however crash after a second reboot though, but where its the info outputted to exactly? Not seeing it.
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  4. #14


    Weird. This means, on a 2nd reboot either a stack was corrupted more serious than in your first report, or a crash occurred in different place. What's the info in Application event log?
    (a message box was expected with the name of problematic cpl)
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    Ah, I see. Here's the recent one, and 2 older ones. Didn't get any message box popup.


    crash (2).zip
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  6. #16


    no, wer data won't help
    Run attached build
    This build will write the log into %temp%\p8.txt
    please put this log here or email it to me (agentmc@mail.ru)
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    [QUOTE=Airbot;90573]
    Quote Originally Posted by AgentMC View Post
    Airbot,


    Quote Originally Posted by GMan View Post
    Ya, even Rainmeter, which Airbot is likely to have since it was very popular on sevenforums.

    This download link contains a May 2, 2010 version of the driver. It's a good idea to simply extract it from the download then copy and paste it over the version on the machine now (in whichever folder it is in with software - it is not in normal driver folder and debugger will not tell me, which is rare) - then reboot.

    OpenLibSys.org
    Problem with it is that it seems this gadget uses one extra winRing0 file that the one from Openlib doesn't have.
    Gadget has WinRing0x64.dll that the linked driver doesn't have. So I can replace the old drivers, but don't have a new version of that .dll file.
    Any x64 based application that uses the OpenLibSys libraries should supply the 64 bit WinRing driver and dll. However, I don't believe they've been updated for quite a while. Most recent I've see is 2009 for the dll and 2008 for the sys.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Calico View Post
    Most recent I've see is 2009 for the dll and 2008 for the sys.
    Quote Originally Posted by GMan View Post
    This download link contains a May 2, 2010 version of the driver.

    OpenLibSys.org
    Quote Originally Posted by GMan View Post
    Code:
    0: kd> lmvm WinRing0x64
    start             end                 module name
    fffff880`0adb1000 fffff880`0adb8000   WinRing0x64   (deferred)             
        Image path: WinRing0x64.sys
        Image name: WinRing0x64.sys
        Timestamp:        Sat Jul 26 09:29:37 2008 (488B26C1)
        CheckSum:         00011908
        ImageSize:        00007000
        Translations:     0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4

    Quote Originally Posted by GMan View Post
    Don't worry about extra files or anything. Just copy over and replace the driver with the download. Reboot.
    ^^^

    The download does also have a 2010 .dll but that doesn't even matter in relation to the Explorer.exe crash that happened. The only thing that matters is the 2010 .sys.
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  9. #19


    Airbot,

    thanks for the log, now it's clear. Please try attached version. It shouldn't fail. When P8 will launch, expand Control panel element, there should be a cmedia element, I'm just curious will there be chinese hieroglyph or normal text
    And will icon be shown correctly?

    P.S. Damn c-media, they definitely not read MSDN...
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    Quote Originally Posted by AgentMC View Post
    P.S. Damn c-media, they definitely not read MSDN...
    lol
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