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Windows Live Writer Stopped Working Error.

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  • Hi,

    Everytime I start Windows 7 it is not getting opened and is displaying a error box " Windows Live Writer Stopped Working".

    I tried to see the log and it is some Illegal character in path. Can you please solve it. I am using Windows 7 on a high end system.Here is the log

     

    Exception Details:
    An unexpected error has occurred within the application.
    System.ArgumentException: Illegal characters in path.
      at System.IO.Path.CheckInvalidPathChars(String path)
      at System.IO.Path.GetFileName(String path)
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostHtmlEditing.PostHtmlEditingSettings.GetEditorTemplateHtml(BlogEditingTemplateType templateType, Boolean forceRTL)
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostHtmlEditing.EditingTemplateLoader.LoadTemplate(String blogId, ElementBehaviorManager behaviorManager, BlogEditingTemplateType templateType, Boolean forceRTL)
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostHtmlEditing.BlogPostHtmlEditor.AdaptToBlogStyle(Boolean reloadContent)
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostHtmlEditing.BlogPostHtmlEditor.ApplyTemplateToNormalEditor(BlogEditingTemplateType type, Boolean reloadContent)
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostHtmlEditing.BlogPostHtmlEditor.SwitchToNormal(Boolean reloadContent)
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostHtmlEditing.BlogPostHtmlEditor.InitDefaultEditorForBlog()
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostHtmlEditing.BlogPostHtmlEditor.Initialize(IBlogPostEditingContext editingContext, IBlogClientOptions clientOptions)
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.BlogPostEditingManager.OnBlogPostChanged()
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.BlogPostEditingManager.EditPost(IBlogPostEditingContext editingContext, Boolean forceDirty)
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostEditorMainControl.Init(IMainFrameWindow mainFrameWindow, IBlogPostEditingContext editingContext)
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostEditorMainControl..ctor(IMainFrameWindow mainFrameWindow, IBlogPostEditingContext editingContext)
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostEditorForm.CreateMainControl()
      at WindowsLive.Writer.ApplicationFramework.SatelliteApplicationForm.OnInitializeWorkspace()
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostEditorForm.OnInitializeWorkspace()
      at WindowsLive.Writer.ApplicationFramework.SatelliteApplicationForm.OnLoad(EventArgs e)",""
    WindowsLiveWriter,1.3880,None,00001,24-Jul-2010 08:56:22.625,"User is opted out of CEIP",""
    WindowsLiveWriter,1.3880,None,00002,24-Jul-2010 08:56:22.859,"Starting Windows Live Writer 14.0.8117.416",""
    WindowsLiveWriter,1.3880,None,00003,24-Jul-2010 08:56:22.859,".NET version: 2.0.50727.4927",""
    WindowsLiveWriter,1.3880,None,00004,24-Jul-2010 08:56:23.624,"No legacy directory to monitor for plugins. Ignoring legacy directory.",""
    WindowsLiveWriter,1.3880,None,00005,24-Jul-2010 08:56:23.655,"Not monitoring legacy registry key in HKLM.",""
    WindowsLiveWriter,1.3880,None,00006,24-Jul-2010 08:56:25.683,"499 499",""
    WindowsLiveWriter,1.3880,Fail,00007,24-Jul-2010 08:56:26.650,"Unexpected Error Occurred
    Exception Details:
    An unexpected error has occurred within the application.
    System.ArgumentException: Illegal characters in path.
      at System.IO.Path.CheckInvalidPathChars(String path)
      at System.IO.Path.GetFileName(String path)
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostHtmlEditing.PostHtmlEditingSettings.GetEditorTemplateHtml(BlogEditingTemplateType templateType, Boolean forceRTL)
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostHtmlEditing.EditingTemplateLoader.LoadTemplate(String blogId, ElementBehaviorManager behaviorManager, BlogEditingTemplateType templateType, Boolean forceRTL)
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostHtmlEditing.BlogPostHtmlEditor.AdaptToBlogStyle(Boolean reloadContent)
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostHtmlEditing.BlogPostHtmlEditor.ApplyTemplateToNormalEditor(BlogEditingTemplateType type, Boolean reloadContent)
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostHtmlEditing.BlogPostHtmlEditor.SwitchToNormal(Boolean reloadContent)
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostHtmlEditing.BlogPostHtmlEditor.InitDefaultEditorForBlog()
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostHtmlEditing.BlogPostHtmlEditor.Initialize(IBlogPostEditingContext editingContext, IBlogClientOptions clientOptions)
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.BlogPostEditingManager.OnBlogPostChanged()
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.BlogPostEditingManager.EditPost(IBlogPostEditingContext editingContext, Boolean forceDirty)
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostEditorMainControl.Init(IMainFrameWindow mainFrameWindow, IBlogPostEditingContext editingContext)
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostEditorMainControl..ctor(IMainFrameWindow mainFrameWindow, IBlogPostEditingContext editingContext)
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostEditorForm.CreateMainControl()
      at WindowsLive.Writer.ApplicationFramework.SatelliteApplicationForm.OnInitializeWorkspace()
      at WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.PostEditorForm.OnInitializeWorkspace()
      at WindowsLive.Writer.ApplicationFramework.SatelliteApplicationForm.OnLoad(EventArgs e)",""


    Saturday, July 24, 2010 3:44 AM

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  • Submit your question here -it's more active:

    http://www.windowslivehelp.com/forums.aspx?productid=9

    I hope this helps...

    Until next time,
    LEHenryJr

    If you this answers your question, please 'propose as answer' for other users.

    Saturday, July 24, 2010 2:07 PM