Why an App Might Disappear Without Notice

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I was previously aware of two reasons that an application might simply disappear, without any notification to the user:

Raymond Chen adds another item to the list today:

Know of anything else? Add it in comments.


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    Hallvard Vassbotn Thursday, 14 February 2008

    If you use a C-based DLL that creates its own threads and there is an unhandled exception in one of those threads (including an exception in a calback back to your application),

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    Aleksander Oven Friday, 15 February 2008

    Unhandled exception in a secondary thread can quite effectively kill the whole process.

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    steve Friday, 15 February 2008



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    Ritsaert Hornstra Saturday, 16 February 2008


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    Gary Smith Tuesday, 8 April 2008

    I believe an unhandled exception in a DLL? I read something to that effect in the ObjectPascal Language Guide last night.

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