[Virtualacorn-list] White Screen of death or constant hour glass

Chris Newman cvjazz at waitrose.com
Thu Jul 7 17:19:08 BST 2016

In article <559B829B18%mik.towse at xemik.com>,
   Mik Towse <mik.towse at xemik.com> wrote:
> In article <559b804a73cvjazz at waitrose.com> Chris Newman  wrote:
> > I have a Lenovo E50-70 RISCBook Windows 7 -64 bit from RComp. 
> > It runs  Virtual Acorn Adjust 4.39  Strong Arm. Often, when I shut down VA
> > & return to Windows, I get a constant hour glass & the pointer is
> > completely unresponsive ie no folders, files or programs will open. I have
> > to shut VA with the task manager &usually don't get control of the Windows
> > side back.
> [snip]
> > Andrew suggested stopping the CD player from the VA side as they are
> > sometimes troublesome. Done that. No joy I'm afraid.
> > 
> > All the programmes I have on this machine I've used on other instances of
> > VA without any problems so I don't think there is a clash there.
> > 
> > Has anyone ever experienced this or know the cause?
> Have you turned off User Account Control on this computer? It has been known
> to get upset on older Windows versions when using VRPC. 

Tried that. No improvement.

> Only other thing I can think of is to ensure you are running it as an
> Administrator 


> & all the VRPC directories accessed by VRPC have the correct
> User privileges.

I've had a look & different files have different permissions so I have no
idea what the norm would be.

Thanks anyway. I've eliminated the User Control aspect.


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