Re: What are people doing about Notepad++ version 8.3.x crashing with NVDA

David Goldfield

George, can you be a bit more specific in what happens and what you do to make it happen?

Which version of NVDA are you using?

What are the steps to reproduce the problem?

What exactly happens once the problem occurs? Saying that NVDA crashes isn’t necessarily as specific as you might think.

Are you using any NVDA addons?

Does the problem occur when all addons are disabled?


David Goldfield,

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From: <> On Behalf Of George Kerscher
Sent: Sunday, April 3, 2022 3:55 PM
Subject: [nvda] What are people doing about Notepad++ version 8.3.x crashing with NVDA


Hi NVDA folks that use NotePad++


I discovered that Notepad++ 8.3.3 crashes  with NVDA. I use NPPcrypt, and had to have my son decrypt the files for me. What are people doing while this incompatibility gets fixed? I would discourage people going to version 8.3.x at this time. Can one just install 8.2.x over 8.3, or would this break plugins?


This also taught me a lesson about encrypting files and being careful not to depend on that software always working.





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