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demon0129
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Plugin crashes

Post by demon0129 »

Hi guys~ I am a primitive person who has not touched the world.
Sorry for my sudden appearance here.
My rainmeter has been working fine all the time. (It doesn't even need to be updated...it was stuck at 3.2-r2326-beta before this)
But just yesterday, very suddenly...it crashed.
I turned on the computer as usual. Those familiar interfaces did not appear.
I'm totally clueless, I haven't changed it in years. (Stayed this way after it worked perfectly)

I have tried many ways and I found the cause of the problem.
All panels that use "plugins" cause a crash.

Measure=Plugin
Plugin=Plugins\PerfMon.dll

When I remove this code the panel can be called out and rainmeter doesn't crash.
(Yes, this is the ancient panel the primitive people were using.)

I try to use other panels with Plugins/OOOO.dll and have this problem. (includes UsageMonitor)
Any panel that uses Plugins will crash my rainmeter.

I have reinstalled/updated rainmeter
And emptied the SKIN and user record folders.
But the problem still exists.

Even used the sfc /scannow command.
The conclusion I came to still hasn't changed, my rainmeter crashes as soon as the panel using Plugins is activated.

I'm just wondering...why?
It came very suddenly.
I haven't changed it at all, or given it a chance to change, before that :(
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SilverAzide
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Re: Plugin crashes

Post by SilverAzide »

demon0129 wrote: May 3rd, 2022, 8:25 pm
Welcome to the world. ;-)

It sounds like you have run into a common problem. It is nothing you did, it just happens sometimes. Try the following:

Fixing problems with UsageMonitor plugin

These instructions show 3 possible fixes you can try. You already did the third one. The first one is unlikely, based on your comments, so check the second one, "Corrupted Performance Monitor counters database".
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demon0129
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Re: Plugin crashes

Post by demon0129 »

SilverAzide wrote: May 3rd, 2022, 9:42 pm Welcome to the world. ;-)

It sounds like you have run into a common problem. It is nothing you did, it just happens sometimes. Try the following:

Fixing problems with UsageMonitor plugin

These instructions show 3 possible fixes you can try. You already did the third one. The first one is unlikely, based on your comments, so check the second one, "Corrupted Performance Monitor counters database".
It worked!
I got the error message the first time I typed lodctr /R. It works fine when I enter it again.
After this I saw the familiar plugin panel.

It happened so suddenly that I was very anxious.
I even ran a virus scan repeatedly to find the reason for the change.

Thank you very much for your help :)