Windows upgrade 2.3.7 sabnabzd fails to start

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larzeb
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Windows upgrade 2.3.7 sabnabzd fails to start

Post by larzeb » February 9th, 2019, 12:00 am

On Windows 2012, I upgraded from 2.3.6 to 2.3.7.

I changed the services's executable location.

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SC CONFIG sabnzbd binPath= "C:\Program Files (x86)\SABnzbd_2.0"
The service would not start. I then followed the documentation.

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SABnzbd-service.exe -f "%localappdata%\sabnzbd\sabnzbd.ini" install
sc config SABnzbd start= auto
net start SABnzbd
Which resulted in

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C:\Program Files (x86)\SABnzbd_2.0>net start SABnzbd
The SABnzbd Binary Newsreader service is starting.
The SABnzbd Binary Newsreader service could not be started.

The service did not report an error.

More help is available by typing NET HELPMSG 3534.
Any advice on how to fix this?

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Re: Windows upgrade 2.3.7 sabnabzd fails to start

Post by safihre » February 9th, 2019, 3:57 am

I never tried it any other way than to use the service-installers, as documented. So not changing any paths etc.
You can just repeat the steps to install the service, both the program and the Helper-service.
Although the update from 2.3.5->2.3.7 shouldn't have needed any changes to the service. Since all paths etc stayed the same.

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Re: Windows upgrade 2.3.7 sabnabzd fails to start

Post by larzeb » February 9th, 2019, 3:40 pm

During the install a dialog box launched warning that the service executable paths needed to be changed. I think they were pointing to a x64 folder.

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Re: Windows upgrade 2.3.7 sabnabzd fails to start

Post by safihre » February 11th, 2019, 6:54 am

That's strange. Maybe you can remove your whole SABnzbd and the services, and start again?

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