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configuration file missing

Backwards compatibility issues related to the conversion of Rainmeter to D2D.
fxguthri
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configuration file missing

fxguthri » September 30th, 2019, 3:59 pm

After updating and trying to install, I get a message saying "configuration file missing" and it tries to load a file, but nothing happens.

Suggestions, please. :)
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Re: configuration file missing

jsmorley » September 30th, 2019, 4:04 pm

Not sure. That doesn't look like an error that Rainmeter produces.
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Re: configuration file missing

fxguthri » September 30th, 2019, 4:55 pm

More exact . . .

"Product configuration is missing"
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Re: configuration file missing

jsmorley » September 30th, 2019, 5:03 pm

fxguthri wrote:
September 30th, 2019, 4:55 pm
More exact . . .

"Product configuration is missing"
Still not an error that Rainmeter produces.
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Re: configuration file missing

jsmorley » September 30th, 2019, 5:12 pm

Sounds to me like the download of the Rainmeter installer might be corrupted.

The first thing I would do is run both MalwareBytes AntiMalware and whatever AntiVirus software you are using and check out your system, to be sure things that are being downloaded are not intercepted and somehow modified by some bad actor.

Then I would follow this:

https://docs.rainmeter.net/tips/clean-rainmeter-uninstall/
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Re: configuration file missing

fxguthri » September 30th, 2019, 10:21 pm

Indeed, you appear to be correct, as Malwarebytes did detect the the installer update was infected.
I do not think any update occurred due the malware, so I'll try the update direct from the Rainmeter web site.
Thank you very much for your help. :)
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Re: configuration file missing

jsmorley » September 30th, 2019, 10:47 pm

fxguthri wrote:
September 30th, 2019, 10:21 pm
Indeed, you appear to be correct, as Malwarebytes did detect the the installer update was infected.
I do not think any update occurred due the malware, so I'll try the update direct from the Rainmeter web site.
Thank you very much for your help. :)
Sure. Glad to help. My very strong advice is to ONLY get the Rainmeter installer from https://www.rainmeter.net and nowhere else.
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Re: configuration file missing

balala » October 1st, 2019, 6:23 am

fxguthri wrote:
September 30th, 2019, 10:21 pm
I do not think any update occurred due the malware, so I'll try the update direct from the Rainmeter web site.
Just out of curiosity, where have you downloaded the installer from?
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Re: configuration file missing

fxguthri » October 2nd, 2019, 4:27 am

I got it from Filepuma at Glarysoft.com. Just d-l'd it again and the same issue recurs.

https://www.filepuma.com/updates3v2/44332001102019DD1569987224TTfjtkuaSWYiMbIgF6035d941a9874a12634356334/?src=10002&id=1&v=5.0.0.45

Malwarebytes again quarantined an ad installer (Adware.InstallCore) in C:\Windows\Temp\Scoped_Dir7868_963535777\Rainmeter_V4.3.1.EXE

Running W10 Pro w/all updates.

That's all I have. The Rainmeter update installer did NOT work.
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Re: configuration file missing

dvo » October 2nd, 2019, 9:55 am

why did you download it from a other site ? :Whistle only download it from the http://rainmeter.net site to be sure you that you don't get some virus or maleware on your pc.... we support only our installs, not what other sites make of it... :welcome: