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DTaskManager Crashes on Ports Tab

When selecting the Ports tab, DTaskManager v1.54.1 crashes every time in Win7SP1.

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You'll need to report that to the publisher. We don't handle bugs in the apps themselves, especially freeware ones.

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Windows version compatability

Thanks. According to Dimio's website, it is only supposed to work on Windows XP and Windows 2000.

Is the PortableApps launcher supposed to check for a compatible version of Windows, or is that up to the user?

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Any feedback?

Any feedback?

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Any bug questions are entirely on the publisher. We can not assist.

The app if functional in testing on later versions of Windows. I have not tested the ports tab.

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Are apps filtered by OS?

Ok. The ports tab is a major component of the app. Clicking on the app's tabs would be recommended as part of a basic test. Simply clicking on it crashes the app in my testing. The app does start without crashing... so if one starts the app, and then closes it, I suppose it passes that test. Wink

In general (not specific to this app), is the Portable Apps Platform designed to only provide apps for the current OS, or does it allow install of all apps regardless of OS?

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No OS filters

The PortableApps.com Platform has no filtering done by OS. It is unlikely we will add it in the future. The reason is that OS compatibility is rather fluid and apps are rapidly dropping XP and Vista, which is the most requested reason to include app checking and filtering. We do not test apps to see when they drop these OSes and generally update our app compatibility listings after it has been noticed. Occasionally an app will publicize it (Chrome, for instance) and we'll alert users as well via posts and social media.

All tabs except Ports work in my testing on Windows 10 x64. The Ports tab of version 1.51 works on Windows 10 x64. Versions 1.53, 1.54, and 1.54.1 crash. This appears to be a specific app bug in the Ports tab that you'd need to take up with the publisher. If it bothers you, you can uninstall the app and use one of the alternate task managers.

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Thanks John

Thanks for the info John. I agree, OS compatibility checking would definitely add a layer of work.

You mentioned "update our app compatibility listings". Where can I find those listings?

My experiences with this particular app confirm your experiences.

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Individual apps

Each individual app has it listed in the details for that app. For example, see this list for Freemat Portable: https://portableapps.com/apps/education/freemat_portable#download_details

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Thanks Gord!

Thank you Gord. That's very helpful.

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