Bug 40614 - V0.32 Profiler does not run at all on Windows 8.1
Summary: V0.32 Profiler does not run at all on Windows 8.1
Alias: None
Product: Profiler
Classification: Xamarin
Component: General ()
Version: 0.32.x
Hardware: PC Windows
: High normal
Target Milestone: (C8)
Assignee: Jose Miguel Torres
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-04-21 16:03 UTC by FieldstrikeMobile
Modified: 2016-05-12 19:27 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description FieldstrikeMobile 2016-04-21 16:03:01 UTC
If I click the profiler application it does not open. checking the event logs of my computer I can see the following:

Application: XamarinProfiler.exe
Framework Version: v4.0.30319
Description: The process was terminated due to an unhandled exception.
Exception Info: System.IO.FileNotFoundException
   at XamarinProfiler.Windows.App..ctor()
   at XamarinProfiler.Windows.App.Main()

Faulting application name: XamarinProfiler.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x56d41be6
Faulting module name: KERNELBASE.dll, version: 6.3.9600.18264, time stamp: 0x56e1bd71
Exception code: 0xe0434352
Fault offset: 0x0000000000008a5c
Faulting process ID: 0x20c8
Faulting application start time: 0x01d19be4f13df091
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Xamarin\Profiler\XamarinProfiler.exe
Faulting module path: C:\WINDOWS\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
Report ID: 2f0d06c9-07d8-11e6-bfc1-7054d2ab6eb2
Faulting package full name: 
Faulting package-relative application ID:
Comment 1 FieldstrikeMobile 2016-04-21 16:05:01 UTC
downgrading to version 0.24 (my previous version I had installed) fixes the issue
Comment 2 FieldstrikeMobile 2016-04-21 16:19:47 UTC
could be linked to http://forums.xamarin.com/discussion/comment/187360/#Comment_187360

as I am running Xamarin.Studio V5.10.3 ( build 51)
Comment 3 Jose Miguel Torres 2016-05-12 19:27:40 UTC
This is a known issue. After 0.24 we have to either uninstall 0.24 before installing 0.32 or once 0.32 is installed and it does not work, repair the installation.