Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#38 closed defect (wontfix)

Error when starting WARP on a windows platform

Reported by: mseifert Owned by: mseifert
Priority: trivial Milestone: version 0.7
Component: core Version: SVN
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:

Description

After having parsed a set of replays and restarting WARP, the following error message is displayed:

WARNING: Could not open/create prefs root node Software\JavaSoft\Prefs at root 0
x80000002. Windows RegCreateKeyEx(...) returned error code 5.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by mseifert

Priority: blockertrivial
Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

This error is due to a java bug.

Explanation
java.util.prefs.Preferences.userNodeForPackage(Class<?> c) tries to access or create a the windows registry node HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, which is not available to users without administration priviledges.

Fix
Run WARP with administrator priviledges once.

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