New installer hangs on yac-area-codes.xml (1 Viewer)

exp6

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MediaPortal Version: 0.2.3.0 RC3
Windows Version: Windows Vista Business (32-bit)
CPU Type: Athlon64 3000+
Memory: 1GB

The new installer hangs at
"Extract: yac-area-codes.xml... 100%"
or
"Extract: XPBurnComponent.dll... 100%"

I tried installing a few times to reproduce the problem and first it was only on "yac-area-codes..", then also on "XPBurnCopmonent".
It then doesn't seem to do anything for 2-3 minutes and uses up almost 100% CPU during that time. After a few minutes of hanging, installation continues and is quickly finished.

I've looked a bit more into it, the problem is probably related to some issue with reading/writing to the system registry. I've openend Process Monitor and ran the installation again to see what it's doing while hanging: It's trying to open a registry key which doesn't exist and repeats that request every 2-20 seconds.

Here's a screenshot of the process monitor output: http://exp6.net/random/mp.png
 

Doodles

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September 9, 2006
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TV-Server Version:
MediaPortal Version: 0.2.3.0 RC3
MediaPortal Skin:
Windows Version: XP Home SP2
CPU Type: AMD Sempron 3100+ 1.81GHz
HDD: ?? 200Gb
Memory: 1Gb DDM
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-K8VM800M
Motherboard Chipset: VIA K8M800
Motherboard Bios:
Video Card: Asus Nvidia
Video Card Driver:
Sound Card: (on board) Realtek AC'97
Sound Card AC3:
Sound Card Driver: 5.10.0.5930
1. TV Card: LeadTek WinFast DTV1000 T
1. TV Card Type: DVB-T
1. TV Card Driver:
2. TV Card:
2. TV Card Type:
2. TV Card Driver:
3. TV Card:
3. TV Card Type:
3. TV Card Driver:
4. TV Card:
4. TV Card Type:
4. TV Card Driver:
MPEG2 Video Codec:
MPEG2 Audio Codec:
Satelite/CableTV Provider:
HTPC Case:
Cooling:
Power Supply:
Remote: Leadtek CoolCommand
TV: Acer AL1916 19" widescreen monito
TV - HTPC Connection: Sub-D

I also encountered this problem first time I installed. After uninstalling RC2, I ran the installer and it hung on XPBurnComponent.dll. I waited a couple of minutes but it didn't restart so I killed it. When I reran, it went through, though it did pause at a different file for a much shorter time.

Note that mptray.exe was running during the first install, but I killed it before the second install.

Cheers!
 

infinite.loop

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    the installer does not hang. it just needs some time.

    this is because of the uninstall-filelist generation.
    a new version of the installer will be up soon.
     

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