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Hey there, ever since about a week ago I have been having problems with my synergy setup - Two windows 10 pc (laptop and desktop). Both were running 2.0.9 until yesterday when I updated them to 2.0.11, but the problem appears on both version. Synergy doesn't work and GUI is showing the error screenshot below. (There was a problem connecting to the background service)

Here are the logs: https://synergy-logs.symless.com/cfe9ce537ceb288bfab8ead763f822cc/logs/49554-2018-05-21T17-37-54.log

Up to now I have tried:

  1. Shift+F5 as is suggested on the Help page
  2. Both computers cold rebooted
  3. Restarting / stopping and starting the service in services.msc
  4. Restarting my network
  5. Updating / reinstalling synergy

and I have now ran out of ideas, so that is why I'm asking here...

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Perhaps a possible culprit could be LogMeIn Hamachi, which might be messing up the internet connections.

That is the only change on both of the computers that I can figure out

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GranPaSmurf

Just today version 2.0.12 beta became available. (they're all going to be called 'beta' for a while).

It probably would be best to install the current version on each machine before we move forward. Since you are having issues, I would go through this proceedure:

UN-RE-INSTALL

 

 

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3 minutes ago, ladal1 said:

Perhaps a possible culprit could be LogMeIn Hamachi, which might be messing up the internet connections.

That is the only change on both of the computers that I can figure out

I don't know what that is.

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I think LMI -- remote VPN software -- does insert a proxy of sorts. You might want to disable it and see if the problem goes away. Might be that Synergy can't connect to the internet servers once that comes up.

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Alright it seems that on my newer computer the newer version worked - Found out I havent fully uninstalled on my laptop before, so currently working on that

Just on the side - isn't having 47GB folder of dumps in AppData sort of extreme for otherwise quite lightweight app?

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50 minutes ago, GranPaSmurf said:

The uninstall and reinstall by this guide hasn't worked for me before (although it was nice to get rid of about a GB of data - and 47GB on my laptop), but it seems that the 2.0.12 helped

 

 

 

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