Re: problem with addon updater


Clare Page <clare.page@...>
 

Hi !

It isn’t just in alpha and beta snapshots of NVDA that this problem with Add-On Updater occurs: I have had it twice using the latest full version of NVDA, 2018.2.1, on a Windows 7 computer.

I had already had that problem when I installed Add-On Updater 18.08.4, but at the time, having read that it was a patch to get rid of a bug in 18.08.3 which I had never installed, I thought maybe skipping versions might be to blame; When I read on this list about the release of Add-On Updater 18.08.5, I did a clean install of that version, and I still don’t have Check For Updates in my NVDA Tools menu, nor anything to do with the add-on updater in my NVDA settings.

It’s interesting that only a few of us have this bug. Does this add-on only work for Windows 8 or Windows 10? Or is there something else causing this problem, Thanks in advance for any possible theories in answer to these questions.

Bye for now!

From Clare

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of David Moore
Sent: dimanche 12 août 2018 10:18
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] problem with addon updater

 

Yes, I am getting the same results!

Updater works great with alpha snapshots, but not with beta!

David Moore

 

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From: Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io
Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2018 3:59 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] problem with addon updater

 

I'm in the same position with it on the beta 2 version installed, yet alpha

snaps are working as portable and the add on is OK there. Look at the errors

I posted on the add ons list. It seems to be the eof error that is doing it.

I cannot see any difference between the add ons on both systems, so unless

the beta of nvda latest version is somehow different. I have had to turn it

off as all I get otherwise is an error on nvda start up and no menu option.

Could there be some remnant of something left that its seeing as a file it

needs to scan?

Brian

 

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----- Original Message -----

From: "Joseph Lee" <joseph.lee22590@...>

To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>

Sent: Saturday, August 11, 2018 10:46 PM

Subject: Re: [nvda] problem with addon updater

 

 

> Hi,

> Which NVDA version do you have? If it is 2018.2, chances are that it might

> be something going wrong when the add-on starts, or somehow the

> installation

> has become corrupt.

> Cheers,

> Joseph

> From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Darren Harris

> via Groups.Io

> Sent: Saturday, August 11, 2018 2:29 PM

> To: nvda@nvda.groups.io

> Subject: [nvda] problem with addon updater

> Hi,

> I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling addon updater. I can't get the

> check for updates option to show up at all.

>

>

 

 

 

 

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