|10-03-2011, 12:54 AM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2011
Calibre crashes when I try to connect with Kindle
My Kindle broke and I got a new one. Unfortunately, Calibre crashed when I try to read the device through it.
Basically, what happens is that it tries to get a list of the titles from the device, which goes well, but before it gets to 100%, the whole program crashes. I get a message from Windows Vista stating that Calibre.exe has stopped working and must be closed. I had previously owned a Kindle and Sony ereader and Calibre would often freeze up or slow down, but it wouldn't just completely crash.
I think part of the problem is that I manually copied the files from my old Kindle to the new one just via Windows Explorer--maybe too much for Calibre to handle? However, it's not like my Kindle is even close to full.
I'm using Calibre 8.2.1 and Windows Vista. Any thoughts?
|10-03-2011, 01:01 AM||#2|
creator of calibre
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Mumbai, India
Go to preferences->plugins and disable the pdf metadata reader plugin.
|04-19-2015, 10:03 AM||#3|
Join Date: Apr 2015
Device: kindle fire hdx
I am having the same issue except I am using Windows 8.1 and Calibre 2.25.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
|04-19-2015, 10:25 AM||#4|
Well trained by Cats
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: (The original) Silicon Valley, USA
Device: Astak Pocket Pro, K4NT,Galaxy Tab 2
Is this a record Necro Posting? Oct 2011 => Apr 2015
|04-20-2015, 02:09 AM||#5|
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: The Beaten Path, USA, Roundworld, This Side of Infinity
Device: Kindle Touch fw5.3.7 (Wifi only)
No, I am pretty sure I've seen worse. Maybe even 2009
Also, one wonders if the OP tried Kovid's advice because last I checked it was still good advice.
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