Thanks Gary and Robert for your responses. The Back Up option was on so I'll turn it off and see if that makes a difference. I'll have to get in contact with a consultant once we get our licenses, its always a budget issue here when it comes to training or software. They sent in someone for a week from a subidiary of ours who works with WR but never in Web Test to teach us so he taught us the really long way of doing things, he never used checkpoints or wizards so I've basically re-taught myself everything, which I can do, but as you said its alot of trial and error which can get very frustrating. ]
"Shum, Garry" <email@example.com> wrote: Make sure to have the "Back up test script automatically every" option is off. This was causing the same problem for alot of people several months ago until the workaround was found.
User Steve Mathisen (firstname.lastname@example.org) posted:
It would also be wise to disable MacAfee prior to running WR. They do not
get along well together (I have not heard of the McAfee patch). Ideally you
should set WR up on a test machine that does not have McAfee on it.
From: "Shum, Garry" <email@example.com>
To: "'firstname.lastname@example.org'" <email@example.com>
Subject: RE: [winrunner] Winrunner crashing all the time
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2002 10:01:54 -0500
Make sure to have the "Back up test script automatically every" option is
off. This was causing the same problem for alot of people several months
ago until the workaround was found.
Quality is the result of a carefully constructed cultural environment. It has to be the fabric of the organization, not part of the fabric.
I've had McAfee installed on my machine with WinRunner v6 and v7 now and have never had a conflict with them (and yes it is running in the background) so it may be something else in your environment. There are patches for the crash due to the AutoSave - go to the Customer Support site and follow the download link for the appropriate version. Also - WinRunner had problems doing "get_text" commands that would cause WinRunner to lock up every time it encountered those functions. There's a patch for that too.
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