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Old 08-23-09, 08:41 PM   #1
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Default Hulu Desktop crashing regularly in Vista x64





Man, this is getting annoying. It's happening when my rig is and isn't overclocked. Anyone else having this problem? Maybe I have to revert to the browser-based Hulu?

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Old 08-23-09, 08:52 PM   #2
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Default Re: Hulu Desktop crashing regularly in Vista x64

Just right click on the "BOXEE ICON" and go on the Compatibility tab, check "Run this program in Compatibility mode for" and click on "Windows XP (SERVICE PACK 2)" and also check on "Run this program as an administrator" make sure your "icon" is on the desktop, sure fix the crashing problem. Program not made for 64bit, that why it crashing. (Same on hula desktop)
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Default Re: Hulu Desktop crashing regularly in Vista x64

I'll give it a whirl.
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Old 08-23-09, 09:11 PM   #4
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Default Re: Hulu Desktop crashing regularly in Vista x64

I run hulu through a shortcut using ObjectDock... I don't use icons on my desktop. So when I right click on the icon and go to Compatibility, I'm able to change the compatibility, but I'm not given a run as administrator checkbox. Sure, I can click it each time by right clicking and selecting, but... meh, there's really no reason for this to be complicated, and just because I use ObjectDock shouldn't exclude me from being able to get Hulu running how it needs to run.

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Default Re: Hulu Desktop crashing regularly in Vista x64

I'll do what I can to change the source exe file to run in compatibility mode and as administrator.
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Old 08-23-09, 09:18 PM   #6
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That dock might be the problem, you sure get the administrator box, I know it won't work right without that being check, for what ever reason, had this problem with both hulu and boxee.
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I'll do what I can to change the source exe file to run in compatibility mode and as administrator.
That may work
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It may be a Flash plug-in problem, only way to know is tru the debug info.
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