I’ve been struggling with WhatPulse for a few months now, not so much for how it works or what it does…
My issue is that I can not get WhatPulse to start on boot.
I’ve tried enable/disable of UAC, enable/disable run as administrator.
Uninstalls, reinstalls, upgrades to the lastes version (2.2.1 at time of writing), however it just refuses to load on boot.
I’m running Windows 8, never had this issue with previous versions of windows, but since doing a clean slate install with windows 8 it’s never played ball.
I even purchased the premium package in hopes it was perhaps just a premium option now, but still no juice.
If anyone can knock this one on the head I’d be grateful.
There should be a key there called ‘whatpulse’ with the path to the whatpulse.exe as value.
If it does exist, please check the app.log file inside the data directory to see whether Windows actually tries to start the client…if it tries to start the client, the app.log should have an error message saying why it can’t start it.
Okay, I’ve checked the reg key, it exists and points to the correct place.
Also, in regards to the “Desktop”, I’ve also thought it may be that, but tested it previously, starting desktop and leaving it to sit… doesn’t start.
here’s the latest in my app.log, it doesn’t try to start at all without a manual start. So this log only existed after I manually started whatpulse.
I’ve tried a couple of these fixes, still no joy.
I did however manage to capture this error from the final step of install.
Final step being closing the installer and starting whatpulse (checkbox inside installer.)