XMBC disabled on Windows boot but tray status shows enabled.

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CEKistler
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XMBC disabled on Windows boot but tray status shows enabled.

Post by CEKistler » Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:26 am

When I restart Windows 10 64bit, XMBC loads into the tray and the right-click menu for XMBC shows 'Disable X-Mouse Button Control.' However, it is disabled. I have to disable it and then enable it for it to work. Any ideas?
Other than this, there are no other problems. Thanks for a great program!

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Re: XMBC disabled on Windows boot but tray status shows enabled.

Post by phil » Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:47 am

Sounds like the mouse hook is either not being set, or being timed out (i.e. removed by Windows).
What is your hook timeout set to? You can find this on the Advanced settings tab "Windows low level hook timeout" setting. You could try increasing the value and see if it makes any difference next time you reboot.

Are there any errors indicated in the log?
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Re: XMBC disabled on Windows boot but tray status shows enabled.

Post by CEKistler » Tue Aug 22, 2017 2:36 pm

This problem seems to be sporadic, so I'll change the hook setting t0 300ms.

Here's a section from the log file. I don't know if XMBC came up enabled or disabled on this reboot.

19-08-2017 21:24:01.0468> X-Mouse Button Control v2.16.1 (x64) Startup. Commandline '/notportable /delay'
19-08-2017 21:24:02.0046> Running in high integrity mode (0x00003000)
19-08-2017 21:24:04.0984> Loaded 2 application specific profiles (2 normal and 0 custom window).
19-08-2017 21:24:04.0203> The lock for 'LoadSettings' took 1953ms to release!
19-08-2017 21:24:04.0203> Running on Microsoft Windows 10 Home Edition (build 15063), 64-bit, Hook Timeout: 0 ms
19-08-2017 21:24:04.0203> Warning: Low Level Hook Timeout is low. If you have problems try increasing this value.
19-08-2017 21:24:04.0203> Startup folder: 'C:\Program Files\Highresolution Enterprises\X-Mouse Button Control\'
19-08-2017 21:24:04.0203> Settings (and log) folder: 'C:\Users\Charles\AppData\Roaming\Highresolution Enterprises\XMouseButtonControl\'
19-08-2017 21:24:05.0109> Using keyboard language 0x04090409
19-08-2017 21:26:05.0359> You are using the latest available version of X-Mouse Button Control.

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Re: XMBC disabled on Windows boot but tray status shows enabled.

Post by phil » Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:39 pm

19-08-2017 21:24:04.0203> Running on Microsoft Windows 10 Home Edition (build 15063), 64-bit, Hook Timeout: 0 ms
Yes, I'd be tempted to try at 2-5 seconds, but right now, 0ms explains a lot. Its possible that windows ignores the zero and uses something a little more sensible but it will still be sub 500ms.
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Re: XMBC disabled on Windows boot but tray status shows enabled.

Post by phil » Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:42 pm

Incidentally, I have found some software sets this value to 0 (incorrectly and without warning) like "volume2" which is clearly a bug as the author insists it sets it to 10 seconds (no matter the evidence I provided to the contrary).
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