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Title: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: Noltech on May 11, 2016, 10:54:41 AM
Whenever i start the Emulation No matter what, Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error appears, i am running Windows 10 on a Intel Pentium with Beats audio and it is a HP brand, can anyone help? if so then i would be happy  :happy:
Title: Re: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: TechKitten on May 11, 2016, 05:24:31 PM
same here, fixed it by running the XL emulator on Windows XP   ;)
Title: Re: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: Noltech on May 13, 2016, 05:19:35 PM
same here, fixed it by running the XL emulator on Windows XP   ;)
Might try that on my Ubuntu laptop which has Virtualbox ;) thanks for the help!
Title: Re: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: Noltech on May 13, 2016, 07:56:37 PM
Didn't work  :cry3:
Title: Re: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: TechKitten on May 13, 2016, 09:45:37 PM
Didn't work  :cry3:
Reduce it to local forecast only.
Title: Re: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: Noltech on May 15, 2016, 05:03:39 PM
ok...i will get another VM ready...thanks for the help :dance:
Title: Re: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: TechKitten on May 16, 2016, 06:17:17 PM
ok...i will get another VM ready...thanks for the help :dance:
You're welcome, if needed use VMware. VMware ALWAYS works, in addition to REAL hardware.
Hope I helped.  :dance:
P.S. What edition of XP are you using? I use PRO for this, and it works, might be the edition.
Title: Re: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: Noltech on May 17, 2016, 02:32:29 PM
ok...i will get another VM ready...thanks for the help :dance:
You're welcome, if needed use VMware. VMware ALWAYS works, in addition to REAL hardware.
Hope I helped.  :dance:
P.S. What edition of XP are you using? I use PRO for this, and it works, might be the edition.
Funny enough, i am making this message on Virtualbox before i move to VMware! thanks for the help!
Title: Re: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: TechKitten on May 17, 2016, 06:47:50 PM
ok...i will get another VM ready...thanks for the help :dance:
You're welcome, if needed use VMware. VMware ALWAYS works, in addition to REAL hardware.
Hope I helped.  :dance:
P.S. What edition of XP are you using? I use PRO for this, and it works, might be the edition.
Funny enough, i am making this message on Virtualbox before i move to VMware! thanks for the help!
You are welcome
Title: Re: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: Pop Light Brown on May 23, 2016, 12:28:25 AM
Man, yall need to tell me this doesn't work on Windows 10? Darnit.
Title: Re: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: TechKitten on May 23, 2016, 10:03:21 PM
Man, yall need to tell me this doesn't work on Windows 10? Darnit.
XP is the only known working platform
Title: Re: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: Pop Light Brown on May 24, 2016, 12:13:48 AM
No, it worked on Windows Vista. That was my old computer.
Title: Re: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: TechKitten on May 24, 2016, 05:26:19 PM
No, it worked on Windows Vista. That was my old computer.
I can finally upgrade!
Title: Re: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: Vanmax22 on May 29, 2016, 12:15:12 PM
It also worked on Windows 7 for me
Title: Re: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: SDBM123 on May 29, 2016, 10:13:38 PM
I still have this problem.
Title: Re: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: SDBM123 on May 29, 2016, 10:14:15 PM
I may need to borrow your set affiliate id cause mine won't let me config mine
Title: Re: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: Noltech on June 01, 2016, 11:36:16 AM
ok...i will get another VM ready...thanks for the help :dance:
You're welcome, if needed use VMware. VMware ALWAYS works, in addition to REAL hardware.
Hope I helped.  :dance:
P.S. What edition of XP are you using? I use PRO for this, and it works, might be the edition.
Funny enough, i am making this message on Virtualbox before i move to VMware! thanks for the help!
You are welcome
Ok finished installing VMware Player 6.0 (as i am running on a 32 bit machine right now) will be ready shortly
Title: Re: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: Noltech on June 01, 2016, 11:52:38 AM
ok...i will get another VM ready...thanks for the help :dance:
You're welcome, if needed use VMware. VMware ALWAYS works, in addition to REAL hardware.
Hope I helped.  :dance:
P.S. What edition of XP are you using? I use PRO for this, and it works, might be the edition.
Funny enough, i am making this message on Virtualbox before i move to VMware! thanks for the help!
I am installing Windows XP in VMware 6.0 on a 1TB external HD, i am probably prepared  :lol:
You are welcome
Title: Re: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: Noltech on June 01, 2016, 12:26:46 PM
ok...i will get another VM ready...thanks for the help :dance:
You're welcome, if needed use VMware. VMware ALWAYS works, in addition to REAL hardware.
Hope I helped.  :dance:
P.S. What edition of XP are you using? I use PRO for this, and it works, might be the edition.
Funny enough, i am making this message on Virtualbox before i move to VMware! thanks for the help!
You are welcome
Still didn't work  :cry3: or do i need to install VMware tools too?
Title: Re: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: SDBM123 on June 02, 2016, 01:43:46 PM
Make sure you use and ONLY use the package Local Forecast
Title: Re: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: Noltech on April 01, 2017, 10:01:19 PM
...wish I could test...My new machine only has 1GB free and 512MB ram. It runs 8.1, and 2 copies of 10...Formatting the HORRIBLE copy of 10.
Title: Re: Run-time error '-2147220850 (8004028e)': File open error occurs on startup
Post by: Noltech on April 01, 2017, 10:54:46 PM
Update: Using XP Home Edition for memories on VMware Workstation Player with no registration.