[SOLVED] MMW 4.1.14.1813 Won't Start

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joltman
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[SOLVED] MMW 4.1.14.1813 Won't Start

Post by joltman » Sat Dec 17, 2016 5:16 pm

I'm getting an error in the Windows Event log when I attempt to start MMW 4.1.14.1813. Here's the error:

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Application: MediaMonkey.exe
Framework Version: v4.0.30319
Description: The process was terminated due to an unhandled exception.
Exception Info: System.ArgumentException
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap.FromResource(IntPtr, System.String)
   at gen_server.UI.updateGUI()
   at UIAction.Start()
   at System.Threading.ThreadHelper.ThreadStart_Context(System.Object)
   at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.RunInternal(System.Threading.ExecutionContext, System.Threading.ContextCallback, System.Object, Boolean)
   at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.Run(System.Threading.ExecutionContext, System.Threading.ContextCallback, System.Object, Boolean)
   at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.Run(System.Threading.ExecutionContext, System.Threading.ContextCallback, System.Object)
   at System.Threading.ThreadHelper.ThreadStart()

I'm trying to figure out how to post an attachment.

EDIT: Ticket generated. #FES-606-37425
Last edited by joltman on Mon Dec 19, 2016 2:30 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: MMW 4.1.14.1813 Won't Start

Post by dtsig » Sun Dec 18, 2016 12:11 am

Install it as a portable version and see how that works ..
Where's the db and ini stored
Reporting Bugs
Where tags are stored

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Re: MMW 4.1.14.1813 Won't Start

Post by joltman » Sun Dec 18, 2016 11:02 am

dtsig wrote:Install it as a portable version and see how that works ..
I installed MMW 4.1.14.1813 to a folder under my USER folder:

C:\Users\myuser\Apps\MediaMonkey

I then started MMW and it did start correctly. I have not pointed the portable version to the DB I have. Maybe I should try that?

It should be noted, that my standard MMW install has its DB located on a shared drive:

\\10.0.0.50\music\MediaMonkey\MM.DB

I have the DB located here so that my wife and I can share the same DB. We never have the DB open at the same time. Only one of us runs MMW at one time.

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Re: MMW 4.1.14.1813 Won't Start

Post by Lowlander » Sun Dec 18, 2016 1:12 pm

Is that location still accessible?
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Re: MMW 4.1.14.1813 Won't Start

Post by joltman » Sun Dec 18, 2016 6:04 pm

Lowlander wrote:Is that location still accessible?
Yes. Always has been. I haven't had a chance to point the portable MMW to the same DB yet.

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Re: MMW 4.1.14.1813 Won't Start

Post by Lowlander » Sun Dec 18, 2016 6:08 pm

For me this happens on rare occasions. What may "fix" it is to start the unskinned MediaMonkey executable directly, close all tabs but one and leave that on the Now Playing node. Close and start MediaMonkey normally.
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Re: MMW 4.1.14.1813 Won't Start

Post by joltman » Sun Dec 18, 2016 6:14 pm

I pointed my Portable install to the same DB location. Portable started without issue. I can see my music and playlists, etc.

I'm not sure where to go from here, though.

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Re: MMW 4.1.14.1813 Won't Start

Post by dtsig » Mon Dec 19, 2016 10:29 am

Did you try what lowlander suggested?
Where's the db and ini stored
Reporting Bugs
Where tags are stored

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Re: MMW 4.1.14.1813 Won't Start

Post by joltman » Mon Dec 19, 2016 11:51 am

dtsig wrote:Did you try what lowlander suggested?
I saw there was a response, but when I refreshed the forum post, I didn't see it. I'm going to try it now.

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Re: MMW 4.1.14.1813 Won't Start

Post by joltman » Mon Dec 19, 2016 11:56 am

Lowlander wrote:For me this happens on rare occasions. What may "fix" it is to start the unskinned MediaMonkey executable directly, close all tabs but one and leave that on the Now Playing node. Close and start MediaMonkey normally.
I just tried running the "MediaMonkey (non-skinned).exe" and the COM component tried to load (which hasn't been happening on the standard install). But the same thing happened. This was the error in the Event Log:

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Application: MediaMonkey (non-skinned).exe
Framework Version: v4.0.30319
Description: The process was terminated due to an unhandled exception.
Exception Info: System.ArgumentException
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap.FromResource(IntPtr, System.String)
   at gen_server.UI.updateGUI()
   at UIAction.Start()
   at System.Threading.ThreadHelper.ThreadStart_Context(System.Object)
   at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.RunInternal(System.Threading.ExecutionContext, System.Threading.ContextCallback, System.Object, Boolean)
   at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.Run(System.Threading.ExecutionContext, System.Threading.ContextCallback, System.Object, Boolean)
   at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.Run(System.Threading.ExecutionContext, System.Threading.ContextCallback, System.Object)
   at System.Threading.ThreadHelper.ThreadStart()

Are there any other ideas? Is there a temp folder I can try deleting? Or is the a full purge I can perform and clean re-install? Thank you!

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Re: MMW 4.1.14.1813 Won't Start

Post by Lowlander » Mon Dec 19, 2016 1:29 pm

Clean Install instructions are available: http://www.mediamonkey.com/support/inde ... ediamonkey
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Re: MMW 4.1.14.1813 Won't Start

Post by joltman » Mon Dec 19, 2016 2:29 pm

Lowlander wrote:Clean Install instructions are available: http://www.mediamonkey.com/support/inde ... ediamonkey
Whelp, a simple uninstall/re-install seems to have fixed my issue. I'm not sure what got screwed up, but once the uninstall was finished, the C:\Program Files (x86)\MediaMonkey\ folder was completely gone. I'm assuming what screwed up was located in that folder.

Thank you!

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