Sat Aug 24, 2019 3:30 pm Post
Sat Aug 24, 2019 4:36 pm Post
Mon Aug 26, 2019 1:10 am Post
MikeA29 wrote:... and after a system restart fired up Scriv --- same problem (if I'm honest, plus a few swear words).
Next, I looked for what Scriv was doing by first reloading it, then checking with other tools. I could not open or close Scriv projects, or point and click the cursor to do anything in Scriv to invoke a response. This suggests that whatever Scrivener is doing that fails, it's part of loading processes. Restarted my system, loaded Process Explorer, and this time started Wireshark to observe network traffic. 14 seconds into Scriv startup I see a call to 22.214.171.124 (Fastly cloud servers, Kansas USA: AlienVault reports 3.5K+ URIs using same IP). Now one of those two brain cells is wondering if Scriv crashes because of an unsuccessful calling-home procedure. For GDPR reasons this sets the other brain cell shouting about why a UK company is using my system to do anything within the USA, the European Court having ruled that USA is not safe for data. Whether or not there is a calling-home procedure, Scriv crashes soon after it.
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Fastly error: unknown domain: 126.96.36.199. Please check that this domain has been added to a service.
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193 114.735497 192.168.128.13 188.8.131.52 HTTP 269 GET /scrivenerforwindows/UpdatesScrivener3Betax64/updates.xml HTTP/1.1
Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:38 am Post
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