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OldNESJunkie
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VisualUpdate Error

Postby OldNESJunkie » Thu Apr 05, 2018 5:38 pm

Hello,

I have my Visual Update script setup as below, it finds the updates, sees the updates and update size, but fails to download the updates. Not sure what is wrong.
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The web server is Server 2012 R2 running IIS 8, anonymous authentication is on, I had to add MIME types for the exe and ini files to download. Weird thing is that it worked in the past. My OS is Windows 10 Build 1709 64-bit.

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releases{ 1.0 1.51p 1.51q 1.51r 1.51s 1.51t 1.51u 1.51v 1.51w 1.51x 1.51y 1.51z 1.52 1.52a 1.52b 1.52c } release:1.0{ } release:1.51p{ } release:1.51q{ } release:1.51r{ } release:1.51s{ } release:1.51t{ } release:1.51u{ } release:1.51v{ } release:1.51w{ } release:1.51x{ } release:1.51y{ } release:1.51z{ } release:1.52{ } release:1.52a{ } release:1.52b{ } release:1.52c{ DownloadFile:Carlex-Apps.exe, DownloadFile:CleanProfiles.exe, DownloadFile:GetSoftware.exe, DownloadFile:Mailer.exe, DownloadFile:ProcessLister.exe, DownloadFile:RebootPC.exe, DownloadFile:VNCRemoteControl.exe, DownloadFile:Applications.txt,DB DownloadFile:servers.xml,DB DownloadFile:SharePointLinks.txt,DB DownloadFile:switches.xml,DB DownloadFile:Systems.txt,DB DownloadFile:Telecom.txt,DB DownloadFile:TelecomLinks.txt,DB DownloadFile:WebLinks.txt,DB }

OldNESJunkie
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Re: VisualUpdate Error

Postby OldNESJunkie » Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:14 pm

As an update, tested it out on a Windows 7 box and had no issues updating, seems it's a Windows 10 issue of some sort....

Soner
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Re: VisualUpdate Error

Postby Soner » Wed May 02, 2018 7:17 pm

The issue could be that some of the files are being used by another process. In such a case, Visual Update will fail.

OldNESJunkie
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Re: VisualUpdate Error

Postby OldNESJunkie » Thu May 03, 2018 4:56 pm

Not sure, but I don't believe that's the case as I have it close all open programs before trying to update. As a side note, I updated to Windows 10 Build 1803 yesterday, tried the update today and it worked without issue, so I assume it was a glitch/bug in Windows 10 Build 1709......freaking Microsoft :x

OldNESJunkie
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Re: VisualUpdate Error

Postby OldNESJunkie » Fri May 04, 2018 4:44 am

Crap!!! It turns out the updating issue was my own fault....
In the Program File box for Visual Express I had typed in <installpath>\carlex-apps.exe instead of just carlex-apps.exe so it was invalid and couldn't close the application process. The reason it worked is because I used an earlier install file by accident and when comparing the two I noticed I had entered that by mistake. :oops: :oops: :oops:

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Re: VisualUpdate Error

Postby Soner » Sat May 12, 2018 4:48 pm

I am glad that you were able to fix the problem.

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