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EOS Utility 2 crashes on startup




On my Windows 10 Pro computer, EOS Utility 2 crashes on startup, regardless of camera connected or not.

It has been working without an incident for the past half year, but now this malfunctioning.


I have tried uninstalling completely and installing "EOS Utility" from my CD and then upgrading to "EOS Utility 2", but the same happens, EOS Utility 2 crashes.


Any suggestions to what I could do?


Edit: I have a Canon 1000D (EOS Kiss F / EOS Rebel XS) so EOS Utility 3 is not an option.


From eventlog:


- System

- Provider

[ Name] EOS Utility

- EventID 0

[ Qualifiers] 0

Level 3

Task 0

Keywords 0x80000000000000

- TimeCreated

[ SystemTime] 2017-09-19T07:20:25.672636100Z

EventRecordID 1590

Channel Application

Computer MaiaObs1


- EventData

Configuration system failed to initialize at System.Configuration.ConfigurationManager.PrepareConfigSystem() at System.Configuration.ConfigurationManager.RefreshSection(String sectionName) at System.Configuration.ClientSettingsStore.ReadSettings(String sectionName, Boolean isUserScoped) at System.Configuration.LocalFileSettingsProvider.GetPropertyValues(SettingsContext context, SettingsPropertyCollection properties) at System.Configuration.SettingsBase.GetPropertiesFromProvider(SettingsProvider provider) at System.Configuration.SettingsBase.GetPropertyValueByName(String propertyName) at System.Configuration.SettingsBase.get_Item(String propertyName) at System.Configuration.ApplicationSettingsBase.GetPropertyValue(String propertyName) at System.Configuration.ApplicationSettingsBase.get_Item(String propertyName) at EOSUtility.AppSettings.get_FolderNameSeparator() at EOSUtility.RenamingService.RenamingFolder.updateFolderSeparator() at EOSUtility.RenamingService..ctor() at EOSUtility.RenameCountroller..ctor() at EOSUtility.MainMenu..ctor() at EOSUtility.Program.Main(String[] args)



Darn it. I’ll avoid writing the model number here again. Obviously there’s no limit to how I can mess it up.


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