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  • John Wiseman
    I am sure there is a problem with the Auto Registration process, at least on my machine running Windows 7 Starter, with Outlook as email client. What I did
    Message 1 of 12 , Oct 2, 2011
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      I am sure there is a problem with the Auto Registration process, at least on my machine running Windows 7 Starter, with Outlook as email client.

       

      What I did was:

       

      Start V4TNC with a V4TNC.ini file not containing Registration= or Registration Email Sent= lines. Registration popup appeared. I entered my registration code, and the Auto Registration Thank you box appears. I closed the box, and the TNC also closed. The backup file wasn’t created, and as far as I can see, no email was sent. There were no errors in the Exceptions log, and the Debug log contained:

       

      2011/10/02 10:44:00.55 [0.6.3.0] New ARQ State : IRSWaitLeader

      2011/10/02 10:44:00.57 [0.6.3.0] ClearSession 4

      2011/10/02 10:44:01.94 [0.6.3.0] [StartCodec] Setting SelectedPlaybackDevice = Speakers (7- USB Audio CODEC )-e6

      2011/10/02 10:44:02.83 [0.6.3.0] [StartCodec] Successful start of codec

      2011/10/02 10:44:02.87 [0.6.3.0] ClearSession 4

      2011/10/02 10:44:32.33 [0.6.3.0] [StopCodec] Stop thrNotify with blnSCCapturing = False

      2011/10/02 10:44:33.35 [0.6.3.0] [StopCodec] blnInWaitThread = False, thrNotify ended.

      2011/10/02 10:44:33.61 [0.6.3.0] [StopCodec] = True

       

      I checked the .ini file, and the Registration= line was now present. Restarting the TNC give the “Email will be sent” popup. The TNC window did not appear, but the log indicated it had started. Again the TNC closed when I closed the popup.

       

      2011/10/02 10:44:58.63 [0.6.3.0] New ARQ State : IRSWaitLeader

      2011/10/02 10:44:58.68 [0.6.3.0] ClearSession 4

      2011/10/02 10:45:07.05 [0.6.3.0] [StopCodec] Stop thrNotify with blnSCCapturing = False

      2011/10/02 10:45:08.06 [0.6.3.0] [StopCodec] blnInWaitThread = False, thrNotify ended.

      2011/10/02 10:45:08.42 [0.6.3.0] [StopCodec] = True

       

      This repeated every time I tried to start the TNC, until I manually added a Registration Email Sent= line to the .ini file. Then the TNC started normally.

       

      If I didn’t enter my registration key, the TNC would run unregistered.

       

      So, to sum up, the TNC seems to work if the registration lines are missing from the V4TNC.ini file, so long as I don’t try to register.

       

      If I have the Registration= line, but not the  Registration Email Sent= line, the TNC will always close when I close the “email will be sent” popup.

       

      73,

      John G8BPQ

       

       

       

    • Peter
      Hi all, Today I installed V4 Chat 0.6.3.0 on an old computer running XP SP3. On entering my registration key the registration process was carried out, the
      Message 2 of 12 , Oct 2, 2011
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        Hi all,

        Today I installed V4 Chat 0.6.3.0 on an old computer running XP SP3. On entering my registration key the registration process was carried out, the program ran as it should and the appropriate entries appeared in the .ini files. A minor problem was that the e-mail did not get sent because it wanted to use Outlook Express which is not set up on my computer.

        Because this 'clean' installation of 0.6.3.0 worked perfectly on entering the Reg key it seems to me that something in the V4 program files on my shack computer has been upset during the course of installing the many updates since I started using the program.

        Peter, G3JFS


        --- In V4Protocol@yahoogroups.com, "Peter" <pseejfs@...> wrote:
        >
        > My V4 Chat auto registered this afternoon with the following start-up message:
        >
        >
        > *** Startup of V4Chat Ver 0.6.3.0 ; Auto Update Enabled using HTTP port 8776
        > *** Failure to open Command Port 8510 to V4 TNC.
        > Check and make sure port is unused.
        > *** Failure to open Open V4 TNC.
        >
        >
        > As it was working perfectly before the auto registration I tried going back to yesterdays 'old' .exe and .ini files with the same result.
        >
        > I did a system restore to yesterday to get V4 to work correctly again.
        >
        > Another point - the registration window says that a backup file has been saved to V4 TNC.ini.G3JFS. I searched the V4 files and my hard drive but cannot find this file or the registration key(which I did write down).
        >
        > I launch V4 from a desk top shortcut and have never ever had a problem running it before the auto update kicked in. My Task Manager shows only one instance of V4 running.
        >
        > My computer is a dual core Pentium with Windows XP Media Centre Edition SP3.
        >
        > 73 Peter G3JFS
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