Capture One 8 crashes on start in Windows 10 and Windows 11


Capture One Pro 8 crashes on start with the following error:

Capture One 8 Fatal Error

Fatal Error
An unknown error occurred.
The application was unable to gather information about the error.
System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object. at Pl.Cl.Program.Main()
System.ArgumentNullException: Value cannot be null. Parameter name: path1 at System.IO.Path.Combine(String path1, String path2)
at P1.C1.Framework.CrashHandhng.CrashDetectionAndAnalysis.GetFileToDeleteTolndicateTheCrashReporterHasRun()
at P1.C1.Utilities.ExceptionHandler.HandleExceptionThreadFunc()

The issue affects Windows 10 Anniversary Update (1607) and newer Windows versions.

Brother MFC-7360N not working over USB - This device cannot start


Brother MFC-7360N is not recognised when connected via USB. In Windows Device Manager it appears as a USB Compositive Device with an exclamation mark warning status:

Brother MFC-7360N - This device cannot start

USB Compositive Device
This device cannot start. (Code 10)
{Operation Failed}
The requested operation was unsuccessful.

After a bit of experimenting, it appeared that the printer worked fine on older laptops, but was not recognised by any of the more recent ones. They all were running up-to-date Windows 10, so the issue was most likely USB 3.0 incompatibility.

Can't click on drop-down menus on websites


A user reported a strange issue - suddenly she is unable to click on any drop-down menus. The menu would open for a fraction of a second and then immediately close making it impossible to select anything. Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge are affected. Connecting another mouse makes no difference (tried wired and wireless mice).

I was providing support remotely via TeamViewer and immediately noticed another issue - I could not operate the mouse via TeamViewer at all, unless I enabled TeamViewer's "Disable Remote Input" option.

Restore classic Right-Click menu in Windows 11

Windows 11 introduced a simplified right-click context menu.

Windows 11 context menu

You can still get to the old fashioned classic content menu by clicking on "show more options", but who got time for an extra click!


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