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PA.com won't run after file transfer

I recently transferred all of my Portable Apps from one USB drive to another. Since then, the PortableApps.com platform won't work. All of my other apps will, but the app launcher itself won't. I've tried uninstalling and re-installing, ejecting and re-inserting drive, but nothing seems to help. I'm not seeing an error message anywhere, it just won't start up. I've been running Portable Apps for years and have transferred files this way before, and have never run into this problem. I'm not sure where to look next to troubleshoot. Thanks for whatever help you can offer.

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Please "include system details (OS version, 32 vs 64-bit, install path, new vs upgrade, etc)." Also, how are you starting the PA.c Platform? Start.exe in the root directory? Have you also tried starting X:\PortableApps\PortableApps.com\PortableAppsPlatform.exe directly?

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Win10 64-bit, install path E:

Win10 64-bit, install path E:\PortableApps\PortableApps.com, the app was upgraded, but I did uninstall and try a fresh install of PA.c 15.0.2. I just tried running E:\PortableApps\PortableApps.com\PortableAppsPlatform.exe and nothing is coming up.

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I try to start it by

I try to start it by navigating to the portable drive and clickin the Start icon in the root folder. That doesn't work, so I navigate to E:\PortableApps\PortableApps.com\ and click the PortableAppsPlatform.exe from there.

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How are the permissions configured on the old drive vs the new drive? Did you fully format the new drive on this PC when you received it? Does a fresh install of the PA.c Platform to your Desktop directory still run properly? Is PortableAppsPlatform.exe running within your Task Manager? Have you tried rebooting your PC?

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A PC reboot did the trick. I

A PC reboot did the trick. I had tried just about everything else. Thanks for the help.

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