Re: multiple instances of NVDA
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This is generally caused by something closing NVDA unexpectedly, such as it crashing, or if you go to task manager and "End task" it. I haven't seen it when restarting or updating add-ons. I wonder if it is a particular add-on which is not letting NVDA shut down cleanly?
If anyone replicates this, ideally with the log set to debug level, I'd be interested in your nvda-old.log file (the one from when NVDA didn't shut down properly).
If it's something in NVDA itself, then we definitely want to address it. If it's something in an add-on then we can let the author know as well.
Try using tskill to remove NVDA out of memory to see if it works.
Press Windows r to get the run dialogue box and then type, tskill NVDA and press the enter key.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> On Behalf Of Don H
Sent: Friday, 21 August 2020 7:22 AM
Subject: [nvda] multiple instances of NVDA
It seems that if you close NVDA or restart it you will get multiple instances of NVDA in the system tray. Right now I have four NVDA listings in my system tray.
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