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Standard User spranglebolt
(committed) Fri 22-Jul-16 10:33:52
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What the . . . ?


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Ow! Ow! Please stop twisting my arm! OK, I give up. I'll install Win 10.

So I did. All seemed to be well. However when I power up on the Dell Inspiron laptop, it comes up with the following deathless message:
A Connexant audio device could not be found. The application will now exit.
closely followed by the following splendid piece of gobbledegook:
Failed to initialise MainWindow Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation.
Hitting OK in both cases seems to put whatever that is to sleep again, and I can proceed.

Something to do with SmartAudio? Laptop has a couple of Logitech speakers attached.

No such prob installing Win 10 on the Dell XPS desktop, which also has a couple of external speakers.

Any thoughts please?
Standard User gomezz
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Fri 22-Jul-16 14:40:40
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Does this bit of reformatting make the message more understandable?
Failed to initialise MainWindow,
Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation.


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Standard User spranglebolt
(committed) Fri 22-Jul-16 15:53:58
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Regret not! There was no comma in the original.


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Standard User gomezz
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Fri 22-Jul-16 16:11:55
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Translation then

Some sub-system or app could not open its window,
So it got over-heated and threw a strop


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Standard User spranglebolt
(committed) Fri 22-Jul-16 17:31:53
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Thanks for putting that in English!

Presumably one of the startup apps has thrown a wobbly.

So how do I now find out which so it can be deleted?
Standard User TinyMongomery
(knowledge is power) Fri 22-Jul-16 19:37:36
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Disable all of them and check that the OS boots. Then enable them one at a time, checking each time, until you get the problem. Then you have found your culprit. From your initial post it's something to do with audio.

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