Mindbelt keeps crashing Windows 7.

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Mindbelt keeps crashing Windows 7.

Post by Paramultart » Tue Sep 14, 2010 5:33 pm

I would give more details, but I really don't feel like crashing my computer again.

Basically, every time I try to run Mindbelt, I get a vague error, explorer crashes, my desktop goes blank, and I am prompted with a Windows 7 screen asking me how I want to shut down Windows.

If I hit "cancel" instead of "shut down", my desktop is completely gone and my computer is unusable.

I've also been encountering problems with Firefox, not letting me close tabs and whatnot, and acting very strange.

Sound like a virus anyone?

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Post by XkyRauh » Wed Sep 15, 2010 5:47 am

Definitely. Run your anti-virus, or hit up the TrendMicro freebie HouseCall (http://housecall.trendmicro.com) and then slap it with Avast or Microsoft Security Essentials. :) Good luck!

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Post by Paramultart » Thu Sep 16, 2010 12:38 pm

Trendmicro Housecall came up with no threats. I must note that my computer is fairly new and has a free copy of McAfee security center, but it still runs like crap.

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Post by Paramultart » Thu Sep 30, 2010 12:53 am

I really want to use Mindbelt. This problem has not been resolved, and has completely crippled my Keen modding.

Here is the error that comes up before the crash:

Win32Lib AppWindow - Fatal Error wrote:
Error code 482
CreateWindow in createWindow failed.

Win32Lib v0.60.6 11-Jul-2004

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Post by levellass » Thu Sep 30, 2010 1:51 am

Well there is a DOS keen level editor. I do so hope it's not a critical problem.

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Post by Paramultart » Thu Oct 14, 2010 8:19 pm

UPDATE: Using Linux to run Mindbelt in Wine. Works fine.

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Post by CommanderSpleen » Thu Oct 14, 2010 11:11 pm

Hilarious.

Also good news.

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Post by Evilpotatoe » Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:01 am

Did you try 7's "XP mode" ? I think it would work fine.

(I upgraded to XP after trying 7's RC, so cant try it myself :)

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Post by troublesomekeen » Mon Oct 22, 2012 6:44 pm

Wow. Just ran into this error, which is pretty much the exact same problem
Para posted.

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"Win32Lib AppWindow - Fatal Error"]

Error code 482
CreateWindow in createWindow failed.

Win32Lib v0.70.4 17-Jun-2008
Very weird. I'll track this down and see what the problem is. I don't understand how things can just stop working after cooperating so nicely before.

EDIT: I got this error when trying to run TOM (for KeenGraph graphics).
I was able to fix this problem. I few weeks back I had a Microsoft Register Server Error, and changed a DEP setting. I checked my antivirus log the next day and found the Microsoft Register Error was a false report. However, I neglected to undo the changes I made to the DEP. So today I undid that, and now TOM is running fine again. That was quite a scare. Cheers!

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Mindbelt keeps crashing Windows 7

Post by bennieRat » Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:01 pm

I am running Windows XP and it keeps crashing a few minutes in. Its patched to the latest patch. Is there anything I can do to lessen the crashes? Will it crash less running on Windows 98SE?

-Tristan

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