I have encountered the following problems with KernelEx 4.5 (I had not them with previous versions).
After I installed Beta 1, my PC never shutdowns correctly. Beta 2 did not fixed the problem. I have performed the test - my PC have shutdowned correctly several times after I uninstalled KernelEx.
Well, Beta 1 made my PC certainly more unstable, I needed to press Reset more often than before. However it seems that Beta 2 returned stability to my PC.
The third problem is the one, that worries me the most. After I UNINSTALLED Beta 1 Windows started to behave very strangely. Every shortcut don't work without the KernelEx installed. Shortcuts from the desktop, Start Menu, Quick launch - everything just do nothing when double-clicked. Quick launch toolbar also disappeared from my taskbar after uninstallation, but it can be enabled back. Safe mode and Revolutions Pack uninstallation didn't help also. The bejhavior in the Safe Mode was the same. I even could not open the Control Panel, because its shortcut in the Start Menu did not work. Cached icons for the shortcuts loaded at first, but after several reboots they stopped to load too.
However, I still was able to open My Computer and launch the programs, navigating to their exe files and open documents. Though the system was very unstable. The problem gone after installing KernelEx 4.5 Beta 2, but when I uninstalled it, shortcuts stopped to work again. Previous KernelEx versions left correctly working OS after uninstalling, but these betas didn't. The OS is stable enough when KernelEx 4.5 Beta 2 is installed, but turns to a piece of crap without it.
QtWeb Browser now launches and even is able to perform some browsing, but crashes after pointing on its menu or opening settings dialog with the following error (I have translated the error text from russian, so it may be not perfect):
Program QTWEB caused an invalid page fault
in module QTWEB.EXE at 0187:00d6b4c0.
EAX=00000000 CS=0187 EIP=00d6b4c0 EFLGS=00210206
EBX=00000000 SS=018f ESP=0190d4b4 EBP=01b7cd40
ECX=00000000 DS=018f ESI=01b1bce0 FS=2b17
EDX=0140ae84 ES=018f EDI=00000782 GS=0000
Bytes at address CS:EIP:
8b 41 10 8b 4c 24 04 89 88 9c 01 00 00 c2 04 00
00d87ecb 00001672 03b837a0 01b7cd40 00000000 01b0e6e0 0190d2c8 00000000 01b1bce0 0140dd58 01900000 00000000 00000028 01b7cd40 fe6f2d38 00200001
QtWeb also displays black squares instead of its menu and some other interface elements when the Russian Language is set. However, I understand, that you guys did a perfect job and that is not your fault. But I have found one more KenelEx error, connected with it. After I have tried setting WinXP compatibility mode for QtWeb shortcut, explorer crashed:
Program EXPLORER caused an invalid page fault
in module <unknown> at 0000:01 af17d0.
EAX=0000269f CS=0187 EIP=01af17d0 EFLGS=00010246
EBX=0094f97e SS=018f ESP=0094f928 EBP=0094f964
ECX=c14f9dd0 DS=018f ESI=0094f9b2 FS=25e7
EDX=0001e5e4 ES=018f EDI=00530000 GS=0000
Bytes at address CS:EIP:
bff72317 00000000 00000000 0094f986 89820e5f 414d0e5f 000016df 00000000 04640000 01580000 01580000 0094fda0 bff7186d 0000269f 00530000 0094f9b8
Thanks for great work, but please help me to make my OS working both with and without KernelEx if it is possible, because it is working system and I don't have (and don't plan to install) other OS on this PC.
Update: Xeno86, your post appeared while I was editing this very long one. Here are my problems with shutting down and rebooting, which always reproduce when KernelEx is installed, and don't reproduce when it is not:
When I try to perform any of these actions, applications starts producing "Application has performed an illegal operation ..." then I have several application blue screens, and everything ends up with empty screen and hourglass pointer. I have to use either Reset or Power.
This post has been edited by M()zart: 21 February 2010 - 12:43 PM