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Debug Log File Found on My Desktop


Mike B
 

Hi All,
 
I found a Log file on my Win10 Pro 2004 ... .572 desktop a few days ago and the contents are below.
 
debug.log
[1015/103438.956:ERROR:settings.cc(430)] Settings version is not 5
 
Does anyone know what this log file means, or is referring to?  I tried doing a search and came up empty.  The properties stated it was dated October 15, just a day or 2 after installing cumulative + other updates.  Now I'm wondering if this could've been part of my Windows Security icon issues.
 
All input is greatly appreciated.  Thanks much.
 
Take care and stay safe.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go dodgers & Rams!
Main's Law:  For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.


David Goldfield
 

Mike,
While I personally have not experienced this I have heard of Microsoft Edge leaving a debug file on the desktop in certain cases. One incident, which I read about on the Microsoft Answers forums, involved Edge doing this when opening a PDF file but this was supposedly addressed in the current build. In another case a user reported a similar problem on the JAWS Screen Reader group on Facebook. He reports that Edge does this when accessing the Facebook mobile site mbasic.facebook.com. I am not able to duplicate this although I don't use Edge to open PDF files.

David Goldfield,
Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist
JAWS Certified, 2019

WWW.DavidGoldfield.org
On 10/18/2020 4:07 PM, Mike B wrote:

Hi All,
 
I found a Log file on my Win10 Pro 2004 ... .572 desktop a few days ago and the contents are below.
 
debug.log
[1015/103438.956:ERROR:settings.cc(430)] Settings version is not 5
 
Does anyone know what this log file means, or is referring to?  I tried doing a search and came up empty.  The properties stated it was dated October 15, just a day or 2 after installing cumulative + other updates.  Now I'm wondering if this could've been part of my Windows Security icon issues.
 
All input is greatly appreciated.  Thanks much.
 
Take care and stay safe.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go dodgers & Rams!
Main's Law:  For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.


Loy <loyrg2845@...>
 

I also got the same debug log file.

----- Original Message -----
From: Mike B
To: Win10
Sent: Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:07 PM
Subject: [win10] Debug Log File Found on My Desktop

Hi All,
 
I found a Log file on my Win10 Pro 2004 ... .572 desktop a few days ago and the contents are below.
 
debug.log
[1015/103438.956:ERROR:settings.cc(430)] Settings version is not 5
 
Does anyone know what this log file means, or is referring to?  I tried doing a search and came up empty.  The properties stated it was dated October 15, just a day or 2 after installing cumulative + other updates.  Now I'm wondering if this could've been part of my Windows Security icon issues.
 
All input is greatly appreciated.  Thanks much.
 
Take care and stay safe.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go dodgers & Rams!
Main's Law:  For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.


Sarah k Alawami
 

What were you two doing before you got the debug log? This might help us troubleshoot, or not, depending on what's going on here.

--

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On 18 Oct 2020, at 13:32, Loy wrote:

I also got the same debug log file.
----- Original Message -----
From: Mike B
To: Win10
Sent: Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:07 PM
Subject: [win10] Debug Log File Found on My Desktop

Hi All,
 
I found a Log file on my Win10 Pro 2004 ... .572 desktop a few days ago and the contents are below.
 
debug.log
[1015/103438.956:ERROR:settings.cc(430)] Settings version is not 5
 
Does anyone know what this log file means, or is referring to?  I tried doing a search and came up empty.  The properties stated it was dated October 15, just a day or 2 after installing cumulative + other updates.  Now I'm wondering if this could've been part of my Windows Security icon issues.
 
All input is greatly appreciated.  Thanks much.
 
Take care and stay safe.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go dodgers & Rams!
Main's Law:  For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.


Mike B
 


I recognized it after installing cumulative and Office updates, but can't say for sure that's the culprit of the log file.  I'm not having any computer problems, but I have never noticed / received one of these files on this computer before.
 
It's been suggested that Edge wil do this and I have been playing with Edge more than usual the last couple of weeks or so, but can't say that's the culprit either.  Thanks to everyone for their input.

Take care and stay safe.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go dodgers & Rams!
Main's Law:  For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, October 18, 2020 1:52 PM
Subject: Re: [win10] Debug Log File Found on My Desktop

What were you two doing before you got the debug log? This might help us troubleshoot, or not, depending on what's going on here.

--

Sarah Alawami, owner of TFFP. . For more info go to our website.

Check out my adventures with a shadow machine.

to subscribe to the feed click here and you can also follow us on twitter

Our discord is where you will know when we go live on twitch. Feel free to give the channel a follow and see what is up there.

For stream archives, products you can buy and more visit my main lbry page and my tffp lbry page You will also be able to buy some of my products and eBooks there.

Finally, to become a patron and help support the podcast go here

On 18 Oct 2020, at 13:32, Loy wrote:

I also got the same debug log file.
----- Original Message -----
From: Mike B
To: Win10
Sent: Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:07 PM
Subject: [win10] Debug Log File Found on My Desktop

Hi All,
 
I found a Log file on my Win10 Pro 2004 ... .572 desktop a few days ago and the contents are below.
 
debug.log
[1015/103438.956:ERROR:settings.cc(430)] Settings version is not 5
 
Does anyone know what this log file means, or is referring to?  I tried doing a search and came up empty.  The properties stated it was dated October 15, just a day or 2 after installing cumulative + other updates.  Now I'm wondering if this could've been part of my Windows Security icon issues.
 
All input is greatly appreciated.  Thanks much.
 
Take care and stay safe.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go dodgers & Rams!
Main's Law:  For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.


Audiobookfan
 

I've found this debug.log file twice on my desktop. I wasn't sure what was causing the file to be created until I read this thread. As I think back, I believe I saw the file after I had gone to a website with Internet Explorer that doesn't support IE. It automatically opened the webpage in Edge, even though that's not my default browser. Is it possible that this redirection has something to do with the debug.log file being created?

Jeff

On 10/18/2020 4:15 PM, Mike B wrote:

I recognized it after installing cumulative and Office updates, but can't say for sure that's the culprit of the log file. I'm not having any computer problems, but I have never noticed / received one of these files on this computer before.
It's been suggested that Edge wil do this and I have been playing with Edge more than usual the last couple of weeks or so, but can't say that's the culprit either.  Thanks to everyone for their input.
Take care and stay safe. Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go dodgers & Rams!
Main's Law:  For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.
----- Original Message -----
*From:* Sarah k Alawami <mailto:marrie12@gmail.com>
*To:* win10@win10.groups.io <mailto:win10@win10.groups.io>
*Sent:* Sunday, October 18, 2020 1:52 PM
*Subject:* Re: [win10] Debug Log File Found on My Desktop
What were you two doing before you got the debug log? This might help us troubleshoot, or not, depending on what's going on here.
--
Sarah Alawami, owner of TFFP. . For more info go to our website. <http://www.tffppodcast.com>
Check out my adventures with a shadow machine. <http://tffppodcast.com/shadow>
to subscribe to the feed click here <http://feeds.feedburner.com/tffp> and you can also follow us on twitter <http://twitter.com/tffppodcast>
Our discord <http://discord.tffppodcast.com> is where you will know when we go live on twitch. <http://twitch.tv/ke7zum> Feel free to give the channel a follow and see what is up there.
For stream archives, products you can buy and more visit my main lbry page <http://lbry.tv/@ke7zum> and my tffp lbry page <http://lbry.tv/@tffp> You will also be able to buy some of my products and eBooks there.
Finally, to become a patron and help support the podcast go here <Http://patreon.com/tffppodcast>
On 18 Oct 2020, at 13:32, Loy wrote:
I also got the same debug log file.
----- Original Message -----
*From:* Mike B <mailto:mb69mach1@fastmail.com>
*To:* Win10 <mailto:win10@win10.groups.io>
*Sent:* Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:07 PM
*Subject:* [win10] Debug Log File Found on My Desktop
Hi All,
I found a Log file on my Win10 Pro 2004 ... .572 desktop a few days
ago and the contents are below.
debug.log
[1015/103438.956:ERROR:settings.cc(430)] Settings version is not 5
Does anyone know what this log file means, or is referring to?  I
tried doing a search and came up empty.  The properties stated it
was dated October 15, just a day or 2 after installing cumulative +
other updates.  Now I'm wondering if this could've been part of my
Windows Security icon issues.
All input is greatly appreciated.  Thanks much.
Take care and stay safe.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go dodgers
& Rams!
Main's Law:  For every action there is an equal and opposite
government program.


Loy <loyrg2845@...>
 

I noticed this debug log after a similar happening with IE and facebook.com
that was redirected to MS Edge. But don't know for sure if that was the
cause.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Audiobookfan" <listening4it@gmail.com>
To: <win10@win10.groups.io>
Sent: Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:31 PM
Subject: Re: [win10] Debug Log File Found on My Desktop


I've found this debug.log file twice on my desktop. I wasn't sure what
was causing the file to be created until I read this thread. As I think
back, I believe I saw the file after I had gone to a website with
Internet Explorer that doesn't support IE. It automatically opened the
webpage in Edge, even though that's not my default browser. Is it
possible that this redirection has something to do with the debug.log
file being created?

Jeff


On 10/18/2020 4:15 PM, Mike B wrote:

I recognized it after installing cumulative and Office updates, but
can't say for sure that's the culprit of the log file. I'm not having
any computer problems, but I have never noticed / received one of these
files on this computer before.
It's been suggested that Edge wil do this and I have been playing with
Edge more than usual the last couple of weeks or so, but can't say
that's the culprit either. Thanks to everyone for their input.

Take care and stay safe. Mike. Sent from my iBarstool. Go dodgers & Rams!
Main's Law: For every action there is an equal and opposite government
program.
----- Original Message -----
*From:* Sarah k Alawami <mailto:marrie12@gmail.com>
*To:* win10@win10.groups.io <mailto:win10@win10.groups.io>
*Sent:* Sunday, October 18, 2020 1:52 PM
*Subject:* Re: [win10] Debug Log File Found on My Desktop

What were you two doing before you got the debug log? This might help us
troubleshoot, or not, depending on what's going on here.

--

Sarah Alawami, owner of TFFP. . For more info go to our website.
<http://www.tffppodcast.com>

Check out my adventures with a shadow machine.
<http://tffppodcast.com/shadow>

to subscribe to the feed click here <http://feeds.feedburner.com/tffp>
and you can also follow us on twitter <http://twitter.com/tffppodcast>

Our discord <http://discord.tffppodcast.com> is where you will know when
we go live on twitch. <http://twitch.tv/ke7zum> Feel free to give the
channel a follow and see what is up there.

For stream archives, products you can buy and more visit my main lbry
page <http://lbry.tv/@ke7zum> and my tffp lbry page
<http://lbry.tv/@tffp> You will also be able to buy some of my products
and eBooks there.

Finally, to become a patron and help support the podcast go here
<Http://patreon.com/tffppodcast>

On 18 Oct 2020, at 13:32, Loy wrote:

I also got the same debug log file.
----- Original Message -----
*From:* Mike B <mailto:mb69mach1@fastmail.com>
*To:* Win10 <mailto:win10@win10.groups.io>
*Sent:* Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:07 PM
*Subject:* [win10] Debug Log File Found on My Desktop

Hi All,
I found a Log file on my Win10 Pro 2004 ... .572 desktop a few days
ago and the contents are below.
debug.log
[1015/103438.956:ERROR:settings.cc(430)] Settings version is not 5
Does anyone know what this log file means, or is referring to? I
tried doing a search and came up empty. The properties stated it
was dated October 15, just a day or 2 after installing cumulative +
other updates. Now I'm wondering if this could've been part of my
Windows Security icon issues.
All input is greatly appreciated. Thanks much.
Take care and stay safe. Mike. Sent from my iBarstool. Go dodgers
& Rams!
Main's Law: For every action there is an equal and opposite
government program.


Mike B
 


Jeff,
 
I think you just hit on something!  I recall using IE11 for a search and Edge opening.  I'll pay closer attention in the future for this same type of occurrence and check my desktop right away.

Take care and stay safe.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go dodgers & Rams!
Main's Law:  For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, October 18, 2020 2:31 PM
Subject: Re: [win10] Debug Log File Found on My Desktop

I've found this debug.log file twice on my desktop. I wasn't sure what
was causing the file to be created until I read this thread. As I think
back, I believe I saw the file after I had gone to a website with
Internet Explorer that doesn't support IE. It automatically opened the
webpage in Edge, even though that's not my default browser. Is it
possible that this redirection has something to do with the debug.log
file being created?

Jeff


On 10/18/2020 4:15 PM, Mike B wrote:
> 
> I recognized it after installing cumulative and Office updates, but
> can't say for sure that's the culprit of the log file. I'm not having
> any computer problems, but I have never noticed / received one of these
> files on this computer before.
> It's been suggested that Edge wil do this and I have been playing with
> Edge more than usual the last couple of weeks or so, but can't say
> that's the culprit either. Thanks to everyone for their input.
>
> Take care and stay safe. Mike. Sent from my iBarstool. Go dodgers & Rams!
> Main's Law: For every action there is an equal and opposite government
> program.
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* Sarah k Alawami <mailto:marrie12@...>
> *To:* win10@win10.groups.io <mailto:win10@win10.groups.io>
> *Sent:* Sunday, October 18, 2020 1:52 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [win10] Debug Log File Found on My Desktop
>
> What were you two doing before you got the debug log? This might help us
> troubleshoot, or not, depending on what's going on here.
>
> --
>
> Sarah Alawami, owner of TFFP. . For more info go to our website.
> <http://www.tffppodcast.com>
>
> Check out my adventures with a shadow machine.
> <http://tffppodcast.com/shadow>
>
> to subscribe to the feed click here <http://feeds.feedburner.com/tffp>
> and you can also follow us on twitter <http://twitter.com/tffppodcast>
>
> Our discord <http://discord.tffppodcast.com> is where you will know when
> we go live on twitch. <http://twitch.tv/ke7zum> Feel free to give the
> channel a follow and see what is up there.
>
> For stream archives, products you can buy and more visit my main lbry
> page <http://lbry.tv/@ke7zum> and my tffp lbry page
> <http://lbry.tv/@tffp> You will also be able to buy some of my products
> and eBooks there.
>
> Finally, to become a patron and help support the podcast go here
> <Http://patreon.com/tffppodcast>
>
> On 18 Oct 2020, at 13:32, Loy wrote:
>
>     I also got the same debug log file.
>     ----- Original Message -----
>     *From:* Mike B <mailto:mb69mach1@...>
>     *To:* Win10 <mailto:win10@win10.groups.io>
>     *Sent:* Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:07 PM
>     *Subject:* [win10] Debug Log File Found on My Desktop
>
>     Hi All,
>     I found a Log file on my Win10 Pro 2004 ... .572 desktop a few days
>     ago and the contents are below.
>     debug.log
>     [1015/103438.956:ERROR:settings.cc(430)] Settings version is not 5
>     Does anyone know what this log file means, or is referring to? I
>     tried doing a search and came up empty. The properties stated it
>     was dated October 15, just a day or 2 after installing cumulative +
>     other updates. Now I'm wondering if this could've been part of my
>     Windows Security icon issues.
>     All input is greatly appreciated. Thanks much.
>     Take care and stay safe. Mike. Sent from my iBarstool. Go dodgers
>     & Rams!
>     Main's Law: For every action there is an equal and opposite
>     government program.
>
>





 

David Goldfield, on the Tech-VI Announce Group, has just quoted an article from Bleeping Computer in a topic entitled:  Google Chrome and Edge are creating random debug.log log files

It could be relevant, or not, but it's worth knowing about.
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041

A man's worst difficulties begin when he is able to do as he likes.

       ~ Thomas H. Huxley (1876)


Lynne Moore
 

Hi Everyone,

I just found a debug file the other night in my Documents folder after I had attempted to open up a PDF file in Microsoft edge.  Hope this was helpful.

Lynne Moore

 

From: David Goldfield
Sent: Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:14 PM
To: win10@win10.groups.io
Subject: Re: [win10] Debug Log File Found on My Desktop

 

Mike,
While I personally have not experienced this I have heard of Microsoft Edge leaving a debug file on the desktop in certain cases. One incident, which I read about on the Microsoft Answers forums, involved Edge doing this when opening a PDF file but this was supposedly addressed in the current build. In another case a user reported a similar problem on the JAWS Screen Reader group on Facebook. He reports that Edge does this when accessing the Facebook mobile site mbasic.facebook.com. I am not able to duplicate this although I don't use Edge to open PDF files.


David Goldfield,
Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist
JAWS Certified, 2019
 
WWW.DavidGoldfield.org

On 10/18/2020 4:07 PM, Mike B wrote:

Hi All,

 

I found a Log file on my Win10 Pro 2004 ... .572 desktop a few days ago and the contents are below.

 

debug.log
[1015/103438.956:ERROR:settings.cc(430)] Settings version is not 5

 

Does anyone know what this log file means, or is referring to?  I tried doing a search and came up empty.  The properties stated it was dated October 15, just a day or 2 after installing cumulative + other updates.  Now I'm wondering if this could've been part of my Windows Security icon issues.

 

All input is greatly appreciated.  Thanks much.

 

Take care and stay safe.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go dodgers & Rams!
Main's Law:  For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.