mem_alloc fatal error on win10 home x64 1903 18362.720

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xgwwenf
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mem_alloc fatal error on win10 home x64 1903 18362.720

Post by xgwwenf » Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:45 am

Yesterday my surface got win10 updates pushed and installed, after that the Everything is not working anymore due to fata error from mem_alloc() function.

Here is the information that I collected:
* Error:
Pop up message during the startup:
.\src\mem.c(566): mem_alloc() : Fatal error: out of memory

* Everything version: Version 1.4.0.713b

* HW spec:
RAM 4GB, Intel i5-3317U 1.70GHz

* Windows 10:
Home x64 edition, CHN
Version: 1903
Installation date: 2020-April-06
OS version: 18362.720
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void
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Re: mem_alloc fatal error on win10 home x64 1903 18362.720

Post by void » Tue Apr 07, 2020 11:16 am

Everything is trying to allocate 8GB ram.

Possible cause is a corrupt database.

Please try deleting your Everything.db and restarting Everything:
  • In Windows Explorer, navigate to:
    %LOCALAPPDATA%\Everything
  • Delete your Everything.db
  • Restart Everything.

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