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Old 14th June 2018, 10:37   #6261  |  Link
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I tried to reproduce that but failed. Could you please describe in more detail how do you get it to crash?
Well, the scripts I use often have a long (a couple of seconds) scan where auto border cropping & auto contrast scanning is done (scans about 40 frames from clip, evenly spread thoughout clip duration, and then the crop/contrast is set.
MeGUI does its own multiple scans of the script during both load and then again when clicking on AutoEncode. So for each of the MeGUI scans, the script does its own scan (occurs at script start up), so MeGUI may be busy for about 10 seconds after script load, and it is during this time that the preview window pops up.
There seems to have been some recent (within about 2 or 3 months) mod to MeGUI source that displays the preview window before the MeGUI multiple scans of script starts, and as the batcher clicks the ALT\F4 close button as soon as the preview window pops up, so when MeGUI blits the graphic to the window, it has already been closed, Bang, Crash Wallop.

Before the problem arose, the window would only show up after MeGUI multiple scans had completed, and so the batcher would not close the window, because it was not there.

That is how it seems to me.

EDIT: Above is not an XP issue, it will occur on any OS (if a batcher is used, or the user is super quick at closing the window, I have not as yet managed to be quick enough to click it manually fast enough to crash it).
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Old 14th June 2018, 11:46   #6262  |  Link
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StainlessS,
out of curiosity, do you have any problems with Avisynth plugins causing MeGUI to crash on XP?

If dither.dll or avspt.dll 1.27.2 are used in a script MeGUI always crashes when closing the preview, while version 1.27.1 is fine. MAA2() also does the same, although I haven't bothered trying to work out which plugin is to blame as I rarely use it.

I'm curious if that's peculiar to my XP installation.

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Could you upload please both logs? (versions part is sufficient)
Long story short, I've been switching between a portable MeGUI, Version 2855, that still works correctly with SEt's MT AviSynth 2.6.0.5 and then updating that to Version 2860 to try and sort out why AviSynth+ doesn't work (then deleting this entire folder and replacing it with the Version 2855 that works when I've something to encode). What I typed in post #6243 was copied-and-pasted from the log (the fact that AviSynth+ was true), but now I can't repeat it . The last updating of Version 2855 to Version 2860, then ticking "Log debug information", then restarting now shows [Information] AviSynth+: false. I don't know why. Also, when it stated true I could load my scripts that worked with SEt's MT and they would run but output the acid flashback stacked video with extremely high bit rate and extremely low FPS. Now, I can't even load a SEt script, MeGUI simply crashes. Here's the crash log:

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Preliminary log file only. During closing of MeGUI the well formed log file will be written.

-[Information] Versions
--[Information] MeGUI: 2860 x86
--[Information] Update Check: development update server
-[Information] Operating System: Windows 7 Premium x64 SP1 (6.1.65536.7601)
-[Information] .NET Framework: 4.0 (4.0.0.0)
-[Information] .NET Framework: 4.7 (4.7.02558)
-[Information] Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x64: 10.0.40219
-[Information] Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86: 10.0.40219
-[Information] Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 x64: 14.0.23506
-[Information] Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 x86: 14.14.26429
-[Information] Redistributables
-[Information] DPI: 100% (96/96)
-[Information] Resolution: 1600x900
-[Information] Primary Screen: True
-[Information] Monitor 1
--[Information] System Information
-[Information] Update detection
-[Information] Haali Media Splitter: 1.13.138.14 (14-04-2013)
-[Information] Haali DSS2: (14-04-2013)
-[Information] ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib: 0.85.5.452 (07-08-2008)
-[Information] MediaInfo: 18.05.0.0 (08-05-2018)
-[Information] SevenZipSharp: 0.64.3890.29348 (02-01-2011)
-[Information] 7z: 9.20 (18-11-2010)
--[Information] Component Information
--[Information] [14 Jun 18 16:55:30] Using cached update config and server: http://megui.org/auto/
-[Information] Version: 1.0.2847.0
-[Information] Date: 06-05-2018
-[Information] Interface: 3
-[Information] AviSynth Wrapper
--[Information] [14 Jun 18 16:55:30] No package requires an update
-[Information] File Version: 2.6.0.5
-[Information] File Date: 20-02-2015
-[Information] File Name: Avisynth 2.6
-[Information] File Path: c:\windows\system32\avisynth.dll
-[Information] AviSynth Version: AviSynth 2.60, build:Feb 20 2015 [03:16:45]
-[Information] AviSynth+: false
-[Information] AviSynth MT: true
-[Information] AviSynth
--[Information] AviSynth Information
-[Information] MediaInfoWrapper
--[Information] [14 Jun 18 16:55:38] sessions open: 1, id: 109528: File: File: D:\Temp\[0000]ReEncTemp\[1080p]Zoolander2[S]{2016}[1080p]\ReEncZoo[1,100]-TrimTest.avs
-[Information] AviSynthWrapper
--[Information] [14 Jun 18 16:55:38] sessions open: 1, id: 106226: D:\Temp\[0000]ReEncTemp\[1080p]Zoolander2[S]{2016}[1080p]\ReEncZoo[1,100]-TrimTest.avs
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Long story short, I've been switching between a portable MeGUI, Version 2855, that still works correctly with SEt's MT AviSynth 2.6.0.5 and then updating that to Version 2860 to try and sort out why AviSynth+ doesn't work (then deleting this entire folder and replacing it with the Version 2855 that works when I've something to encode). What I typed in post #6243 was copied-and-pasted from the log (the fact that AviSynth+ was true), but now I can't repeat it . The last updating of Version 2855 to Version 2860, then ticking "Log debug information", then restarting now shows [Information] AviSynth+: false. I don't know why. Also, when it stated true I could load my scripts that worked with SEt's MT and they would run but output the acid flashback stacked video with extremely high bit rate and extremely low FPS. Now, I can't even load a SEt script, MeGUI simply crashes. Here's the crash log:
Do you have ticked the "always use the included avisynth" checkbox?
And when it crashes, what error message do you get?
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Well, the scripts I use often have a long (a couple of seconds) scan where auto border cropping & auto contrast scanning is done (scans about 40 frames from clip, evenly spread thoughout clip duration, and then the crop/contrast is set.
MeGUI does its own multiple scans of the script during both load and then again when clicking on AutoEncode. So for each of the MeGUI scans, the script does its own scan (occurs at script start up), so MeGUI may be busy for about 10 seconds after script load, and it is during this time that the preview window pops up.
There seems to have been some recent (within about 2 or 3 months) mod to MeGUI source that displays the preview window before the MeGUI multiple scans of script starts, and as the batcher clicks the ALT\F4 close button as soon as the preview window pops up, so when MeGUI blits the graphic to the window, it has already been closed, Bang, Crash Wallop.

Before the problem arose, the window would only show up after MeGUI multiple scans had completed, and so the batcher would not close the window, because it was not there.

That is how it seems to me.

EDIT: Above is not an XP issue, it will occur on any OS (if a batcher is used, or the user is super quick at closing the window, I have not as yet managed to be quick enough to click it manually fast enough to crash it).
Again, I would need more details to be able to reproduce it. E.g. can you share the script? Is there an error in the log?
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E.g. can you share the script? Is there an error in the log?
Share Script, well not really, consists of maybe a dozen scripts, some quite significant in length, and a bucket load of plugins.
Error in the log, not concerning the error, just (from memory) a "MeGUI has crashed" style message box.

I was wrong, preview window does not show before MeGUI double scanning (based on below test script), but I seem to recall
that it does show the window borders with plain grey where graphic would be, and then crash before graphic blitted to the window.

I have not been able to reproduce the crash with a short test script, below, but if I put in a Sleep(10000) command ie sleep for 10 seconds
into the Batcher code, before close ALT/F4 close button then it does not crash.

Test script that failed to prompt the crash
Code:
Colorbars(Pixel_type="YV12").ShowFrameNumber.KillAudio
SAMPLES=2048    # Enought to have a longish timeout
FC=Framecount
Step=FrameCount/SAMPLES
RT_DebugF("Script Open Scan commence",name="Crash.avs: ")
#GScript("""
    z=0.0
    For(i=0,FC-1,Step) {    # Time Waster
        current_frame=i
        z=z+AverageLuma
    }
#""")
RT_DebugF("Scan complete, returning clip",name="Crash.avs: ")
Return Last
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Code:
00000001    0.00000000  RemoveDirt 0.9                              # AutoLoaded plugins
00000002    1.12014675  SSETools 0.1
00000003    1.18845010  RT_DebugF: Init_ExternalPlugins
00000004    1.20852351  RT_DebugF: .\FFMS2000_CPP\ffms2.dll LOADED
00000005    1.23122072  Crash.avs: Script Open Scan commence
00000006    27.22969246 Crash.avs: Scan complete, returning clip    # End of scan 1 before Preview
00000007    27.60651970 RemoveDirt 0.9
00000008    28.72829628 SSETools 0.1
00000009    28.79436684 RT_DebugF: Init_ExternalPlugins
00000010    28.81436348 RT_DebugF: .\FFMS2000_CPP\ffms2.dll LOADED
00000011    28.83756065 Crash.avs: Script Open Scan commence
00000012    54.90752029 Crash.avs: Scan complete, returning clip    # End of scan 2 Preview shows after this (crashes after this usually)
00000013    57.81261444 RemoveDirt 0.9
00000014    58.93026733 SSETools 0.1
00000015    58.99621582 RT_DebugF: Init_ExternalPlugins
00000016    59.01642990 RT_DebugF: .\FFMS2000_CPP\ffms2.dll LOADED
00000017    59.03916550 Crash.avs: Script Open Scan commence
00000018    85.08772278 Crash.avs: Scan complete, returning clip    # End of AutoEncode scan
I shall try to find a fix within the Batcher, maybe try a 1 second delay, see if that works.

Anyway, sorry for bothering you, and nice work in reducing the MeGUI pre-scan count to 2 before Preview (was some time ago about 7),
and 1 scan for the AutoEncode (was about 5 I think).
EDIT: The crash seems to happen more often on a P4 3.0 GHz (with HyperThreading) than on my Quad Core Duo 2.4 GHz.

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StainlessS,
out of curiosity, do you have any problems with Avisynth plugins causing MeGUI to crash on XP?
Never had any problems with MeGUI and other dll's at all (although I dont usually use dither and the other dll which I'm not familiar with).
EDIT: I assume that your 'avspt.dll' should actually be 'avstp.dll', which I do have (but dont offhand know what it does, something to do with dither I think).
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Never had any problems with MeGUI and other dll's at all (although I dont usually use dither and the other dll which I'm not familiar with).
EDIT: I assume that your 'avspt.dll' should actually be 'avstp.dll', which I do have (but dont offhand know what it does, something to do with dither I think).
Interesting. I just re-installed an old image of XP because the one I was using was nearly five years old and started blue-screening the other day, but the problem still exists. I might have to re-install XP from scratch to see what happens. Or just bite the bullet and download Linux Mint and never look back.

Yes, it should have been avstp.dll. It comes with the dither plugin. Something about internal plugin multi-threading, from memory.

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Do you have ticked the "always use the included avisynth" checkbox?
D'oh! Good thing you're the developer, Zathor, and Happy Friday . Anyway, now that you've pointed out the obvious, here are the version logs you requested earlier, all from portable MeGUI on a RAMDisk, F:\.

NOTE: At first, after updating and ticking "Always use included AviSynth" then restarting, the log would still show ----[Information] AviSynth+: false. However, after a bit of checking, it turns out that ffmpeg wasn't updating because the package was disabled. Once I manually updated ffmpeg, from Version 3.4 to Version 4.0, and restarted the log shows ----[Information] AviSynth+: true. This is probably why there was an issue before, with the one time true but other time false, because I remember manually updating ffmpeg the first time but I didn't update it the second time.

First, Version 2855 working well with SEt's MT AviSynth:

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[Information] Log
-[Information] Versions
--[Information] MeGUI: 2855 x86
--[Information] Update Check: Disabled
--[Information] System Information
---[Information] Operating System: Windows 7 Premium x64 SP1 (6.1.65536.7601)
---[Information] .NET Framework: 4.0 (4.0.0.0)
---[Information] .NET Framework: 4.7 (4.7.02558)
---[Information] Redistributables
----[Information] Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x64: 10.0.40219
----[Information] Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86: 10.0.40219
----[Information] Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 x64: 14.0.23506
----[Information] Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 x86: 14.14.26429
---[Information] DPI: 100% (96/96)
---[Information] Monitor 1
----[Information] Resolution: 1600x900
----[Information] Primary Screen: True
--[Information] Component Information
---[Information] Haali Media Splitter: 1.13.138.14 (14-04-2013)
---[Information] Haali DSS2: (14-04-2013)
---[Information] ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib: 0.85.5.452 (07-08-2008)
---[Information] MediaInfo: 18.05.0.0 (08-05-2018)
---[Information] SevenZipSharp: 0.64.3890.29348 (02-01-2011)
---[Information] 7z: 9.20 (18-11-2010)
--[Information] AviSynth Information
---[Information] AviSynth Wrapper
----[Information] Version: 1.0.2847.0
----[Information] Date: 06-05-2018
----[Information] Interface: 3
---[Information] AviSynth
----[Information] File Version: 2.6.0.5
----[Information] Date: 20-02-2015
----[Information] Name: Avisynth 2.6
----[Information] Version: AviSynth 2.60, build:Feb 20 2015 [03:16:45]
----[Information] AviSynth+: false
----[Information] MT: true
----[Information] Status: active
---[Information] AviSynth portable
----[Information] File Version: 0.1
----[Information] Date: 28-03-2018
----[Information] Name: AviSynth+ 0.1 (r2664, MT, i386)
----[Information] Status: inactive
-[Information] Update detection
--[Information] [15 Jun 18 09:18:34] Automatic update is disabled
--[Information] [15 Jun 18 09:18:34] Using cached update config and server: http://megui.tmebi.de/test/
--[Information] [15 Jun 18 09:18:34] There is 1 package which can be updated: MeGUI
Second, the previous version updated and with "Always use included AviSynth" ticked:

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[Warning] Log
-[Warning] Versions
--[Information] MeGUI: 2860 x86
--[Information] Update Check: development update server
--[Information] System Information
---[Information] Operating System: Windows 7 Premium x64 SP1 (6.1.65536.7601)
---[Information] .NET Framework: 4.0 (4.0.0.0)
---[Information] .NET Framework: 4.7 (4.7.02558)
---[Information] Redistributables
----[Information] Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x64: 10.0.40219
----[Information] Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86: 10.0.40219
----[Information] Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 x64: 14.0.23506
----[Information] Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 x86: 14.14.26429
---[Information] DPI: 100% (96/96)
---[Information] Monitor 1
----[Information] Resolution: 1600x900
----[Information] Primary Screen: True
--[Information] Component Information
---[Information] Haali Media Splitter: 1.13.138.14 (14-04-2013)
---[Information] Haali DSS2: (14-04-2013)
---[Information] ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib: 0.85.5.452 (07-08-2008)
---[Information] MediaInfo: 18.05.0.0 (08-05-2018)
---[Information] SevenZipSharp: 0.64.3890.29348 (02-01-2011)
---[Information] 7z: 9.20 (18-11-2010)
--[Warning] AviSynth Information
---[Information] AviSynth Wrapper
----[Information] Version: 1.0.2847.0
----[Information] Date: 06-05-2018
----[Information] Interface: 3
---[Information] AviSynth
----[Information] File Version: 2.6.0.5
----[Information] File Date: 20-02-2015
----[Information] File Name: Avisynth 2.6
----[Information] File Path: c:\windows\system32\avisynth.dll
----[Information] AviSynth Version: AviSynth 2.60, build:Feb 20 2015 [03:16:45]
----[Information] AviSynth+: false
----[Information] AviSynth MT: true
----[Information] AviSynth Status: active
---[Warning] AviSynth portable
----[Information] File Version: 0.1
----[Information] File Date: 28-03-2018
----[Information] File Name: AviSynth+ 0.1 (r2664, MT, i386)
----[Information] File Path: f:\[0]standaloneapps\megui-2500(core)2443(data)0.3.5(libs)[portable]\avisynth.dll
----[Warning] AviSynth Status: inactive - portable AviSynth build cannot be used. The loaded DLL is: c:\windows\system32\avisynth.dll
-[Information] Update detection
--[Information] [15 Jun 18 09:31:42] Using cached update config and server: http://megui.org/auto/
--[Information] [15 Jun 18 09:31:43] No package requires an update
Finally, the previous but with "Log debug information" ticked, too:

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[Information] Log
-[Information] Versions
--[Information] MeGUI: 2860 x86
--[Information] Update Check: development update server
--[Information] System Information
---[Information] Operating System: Windows 7 Premium x64 SP1 (6.1.65536.7601)
---[Information] .NET Framework: 4.0 (4.0.0.0)
---[Information] .NET Framework: 4.7 (4.7.02558)
---[Information] Redistributables
----[Information] Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x64: 10.0.40219
----[Information] Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86: 10.0.40219
----[Information] Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 x64: 14.0.23506
----[Information] Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 x86: 14.14.26429
---[Information] DPI: 100% (96/96)
---[Information] Monitor 1
----[Information] Resolution: 1600x900
----[Information] Primary Screen: True
--[Information] Component Information
---[Information] Haali Media Splitter: 1.13.138.14 (14-04-2013)
---[Information] Haali DSS2: (14-04-2013)
---[Information] ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib: 0.85.5.452 (07-08-2008)
---[Information] MediaInfo: 18.05.0.0 (08-05-2018)
---[Information] SevenZipSharp: 0.64.3890.29348 (02-01-2011)
---[Information] 7z: 9.20 (18-11-2010)
--[Information] AviSynth Information
---[Information] AviSynth Wrapper
----[Information] Version: 1.0.2847.0
----[Information] Date: 06-05-2018
----[Information] Interface: 3
---[Information] AviSynth
----[Information] File Version: 2.6.0.5
----[Information] File Date: 20-02-2015
----[Information] File Name: Avisynth 2.6
----[Information] File Path: c:\windows\system32\avisynth.dll
----[Information] AviSynth Version: AviSynth 2.60, build:Feb 20 2015 [03:16:45]
----[Information] AviSynth+: false
----[Information] AviSynth MT: true
----[Information] AviSynth Status: inactive
---[Information] AviSynth portable
----[Information] File Version: 0.1
----[Information] File Date: 28-03-2018
----[Information] File Name: AviSynth+ 0.1 (r2664, MT, i386)
----[Information] File Path: f:\[0]standaloneapps\megui-2500(core)2443(data)0.3.5(libs)[portable]\avisynth.dll
----[Information] AviSynth Version: AviSynth+ 0.1 (r2664, MT, i386)
----[Information] AviSynth+: true
----[Information] AviSynth MT: true
----[Information] AviSynth Status: active
-[Information] Update detection
--[Information] [15 Jun 18 09:38:28] Using cached update config and server: http://megui.org/auto/
--[Information] [15 Jun 18 09:38:28] No package requires an update
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I might have to re-install XP from scratch to see what happens. Or just bite the bullet and download Linux Mint and never look back.

Yes, it should have been avstp.dll. It comes with the dither plugin. Something about internal plugin multi-threading, from memory.
If you use WususOfflineUpdate, then be aware that M$ seems to have deliberately broken it a bit (for a new install of XPSP3).
So, if you have an old version of Wusus [EDIT: Offline Update], use that before trying to update with a newer one.
Otherwise it seems that you have to go through updates in date order and install manually (about a hundred or so), and then it will work ok.

Mint is pretty good, but I'm not sure, I may switch to Fedora (or LMDE).

Yep, I thought that plugin was something to do with multi-threading, now I know.
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If you use WususOfflineUpdate, then be aware that M$ seems to have deliberately broken it a bit (for a new install of XPSP3).
So, if you have an old version of Wusus, use that before trying to update with a newer one.
No, this time it is not Microsoft's fault. WSUSOffline( NOT Wusus) v. 9.21 is the very last version which can retrieve Win XP updates, it is still available at the author's website:
http://download.wsusoffline.net/wsusoffline921.zip

Just for fun I tested it again, and it still downloads all the latest WinXP updates from the Microsoft servers without errors.


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it still downloads all the latest WinXP updates from the Microsoft servers without errors.
Yes, but will get 'stuck' if trying to update a brand new XP32SP3 install.
One of the problems indicated below (I've experienced more than one prob)
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2018-05-07	20:00:02:359	 832	12c	PT	+++++++++++  PT: Synchronizing server updates  +++++++++++
2018-05-07	20:00:02:359	 832	12c	PT	  + Offline serviceId = {8FFD129A-DD86-4A5D-933C-5F9985975929}
2018-05-07	20:00:02:359	 832	12c	PT	WARNING: Cached cookie has expired or new PID is available
2018-05-07	20:00:37:031	 832	12c	Agent	WARNING: Failed to evaluate Installed rule, updateId = {2190702A-4B98-4A80-90FF-0C6DB43C13CC}.200, hr = 8024E001
2018-05-07	20:01:30:515	 832	12c	PT	+++++++++++  PT: Synchronizing extended update info  +++++++++++
2018-05-07	20:01:30:515	 832	12c	PT	  + Offline serviceId = {8FFD129A-DD86-4A5D-933C-5F9985975929}
2018-05-07	20:01:30:515	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:640	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:640	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:640	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:640	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:640	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:640	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:640	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:640	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:656	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:703	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
2018-05-07	20:02:13:718	 832	12c	OfflSnc	WARNING: Failed to add file to the FileLocationList with 0x80240013
Goes on for hours like that before I quit, tried a number of things including updating the agent, I unfortunately did not keep the old version I had [EDIT: the complete download version from v9.2.1 from about 6 months ago].

EDIT:
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this time it is not Microsoft's fault. WSUSOffline( NOT Wusus) v. 9.21
Last version is actually v9.2.4 (which I have, the actual old file you need is I think the wsusscn2.cab file).
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Yes, but will get 'stuck' if trying to update a brand new XP32SP3 install.
Alright, I misunderstood your previous post, I thought you were saying that the download from the M$ servers was broken.

But I still believe that something must be wrong at your end, I spent some hours trying to reproduce your errors, but I couldn't, everything works just fine here.


This is what I did:

Dowloaded WSUSOfflineInstaller 9.24 (thanks for the hint), downloaded the updates and put the whole stuff on a USB stick.

Formatted the target partition (to FAT32)

Did a clean install of WinXP 32 SP3 Professional Corporate Edition. This installation CD had been slipstreamed to include SP3, but otherwise no tweaks like NLite or injecting SATA (AHCI) drvers.

Ran the UpdateInstaller from the previously created USB stick. Except for a few updates which were skipped because they were blacklisted all of the 134 updates were installed without issues, no errors like the ones you posted. (The small number of only 134 is because I deselected all the dotNet stuff.)

What does that mean?
Obviously your WinXP language is English while mine is German. I do not believe that this could make a difference.

What about your WinXP installation CD? Did you apply any fancy tweaks to it?


Whatever, at least for me the WSUSOffline app still works nicely for WinXP.


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Was slipstreamed SP2, and then SP3, into standard setup disk (pro GOLD, ie SP0), (but with Internet Explorer 8.0 [no idea why, I dont use it at all]
and also WMP 11.0 [dont use that either], nothing else I think).
I also set up a load of stuff including Visual Studio 2008, before using WSUSOffline,
Thanks Mani, I'll give it another go with WSUS updates applied first.
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Did another test, this time "the works". Source CD was WinXP 32 SP3 Pro Corporate (SP3 slipstreamed into an earlier CD), and also injected the Intel IASTOR AHCI drivers. Of course the AHCI drivers were not used because my computer only has an IDE HDD interface, and the BIOS does not know a thing about SATA or AHCI.

For the update installation this time I selected everything except the WMP update. (dotNet, IE8, VC redist, DirectX) The dotNet stuff slowed down the update to a crawl (the whole dotNet update stuff is a major PITA IMO, whoever programmed this crap at Microsoft should be sent to a Singapore prison and receive at least 20 cane strokes on the bare).

But still, everything went well, all updates were installed without any error messages. So I feel that I am well prepared for a fresh install of WinXP...


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