[PD] wish83.exe won't go away on XP

ix at replic.net ix at replic.net
Thu Feb 17 01:12:52 CET 2005

On Thu, Feb 17, 2005 at 12:53:34AM +0100, oliver wrote:
> hi, list
> just encountered a very strange problem with windows XP and PD 0.37 i 
> didn't have before:
> usually i use the (non-system) D:\ partition of my harddisk to start PD 
> from it.
> now, for testing reasons, i tried it on the C:\ partition and noticed, 
> that after quitting PD, "wish83.exe" remains in the memory with no way 
> to kill the process !

you proabbly did not ctrl-q or choose 'quit' from the menu, and rather just closed the main window? this can leave an instance of the GUI dangling around, i think..not to mention open midi ports...

> this happens anew every time i start PD, so after 5 sessions i ended up 
> having 5 "wish83.exe" processes in my memory...
> has anybody had a similar problem, or an idea what that could be ?
> plus: how come i can't kill a process even from the task-manager ?
> thank you all
> oliver
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