[wpkg-users] Problem with Preshutdown

Stefan Pendl stefan.pendl.71 at gmail.com
Thu May 7 22:55:34 CEST 2015

Am 07.05.2015 um 22:36 schrieb d.guthmann at gmx.net:
> Sorry for that HTML-%$&§ - my webmailer catched me :-(
> Here again as Plain-Text:
> Hello,
> I'm using WPKG with Client-Version 1.3.14 for updating Windows7x64-Computers. wpkg.js is located on a network share.
> WPKG is configured to run at shutdown-time.
> Everything worked fine until we've updated to Firefox 37.0.2 - but I'm not shure if the Firefox-Version is part of the problem.
> When I enable the wpkg-client-logging (I can observe the same behaviour in my Samba-Logfiles) I can see that the Firefox-Installation is startet via
> "Firefox Setup 37.0.2.exe -ms" and then the logfile ends abruptly. In the Windows Event Viewer I can find the following message:
> Der Dienst WPKG Service konnte nach dem Empfang eines Preshutdown-Steuerelements nicht richtig heruntergefahren werden.
> in english it would be:
> The WPKG Service service did not shut down properly after receiving a preshutdown control.
> Is that probably the reason? Did something in Windows7 changed (due to e.g. windows-updates) so WPKG can't do it's work at shutdown-time any longer?
> Thans in advance.
> Best Regards
> Dieter
The client doesn't work correctly on Windows 7 at shutdown, since it 
doesn't send keep-alive messages, so it is terminated before it has done 
its job.

*Stefan P.*

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