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Application cannot be started error:

Apr 24, 2016 at 2:42 PM
Hi. I'm new to the forum. I've been using outlook google clandar sync for a couple of months. Just recently, I noticed it had stoppede syncing. When I try to run the program or reinstall it, i get an error stating "Application cannot be started. Contact the application vendor"

The details from the error are below. : I'm using Win 7 Pro x64. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Regards, Alan.

PLATFORM VERSION INFO
Windows             : 6.1.7601.65536 (Win32NT)
Common Language Runtime     : 4.0.30319.34209
System.Deployment.dll       : 4.0.30319.34209 built by: FX452RTMGDR
clr.dll             : 4.0.30319.34209 built by: FX452RTMGDR
dfdll.dll           : 4.0.30319.34209 built by: FX452RTMGDR
dfshim.dll          : 4.0.41209.0 (Main.041209-0000)
SOURCES
Deployment url          : file:///C:/Users/Alan/Downloads/OutlookGoogleCalendarSync(1).application
Deployment Provider url     : http://outlookgooglecalendarsync.codeplex.com/releases/clickonce/OutlookGoogleCalendarSync.application
                    Server      : Microsoft-IIS/7.5,CDS04
                    X-Powered-By    : ASP.NET
                    X-AspNet-Version: 4.0.30319
Application url         : https://outlookgooglecalendarsync.codeplex.com/releases/clickonce/Application%20Files/OutlookGoogleCalendarSync_2_2_0_0/OutlookGoogleCalendarSync.exe.manifest
                    Server      : Microsoft-IIS/7.5,CDS04
                    X-Powered-By    : ASP.NET
                    X-AspNet-Version: 4.0.30319
IDENTITIES
Deployment Identity     : OutlookGoogleCalendarSync.application, Version=2.2.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=a30846ba3587a523, processorArchitecture=x86
Application Identity        : OutlookGoogleCalendarSync.exe, Version=2.2.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=a30846ba3587a523, processorArchitecture=x86, type=win32
APPLICATION SUMMARY
* Installable application.
ERROR SUMMARY
Below is a summary of the errors, details of these errors are listed later in the log.
* Activation of C:\Users\Alan\Downloads\OutlookGoogleCalendarSync(1).application resulted in exception. Following failure messages were detected:
    + Activation failed.
    + The system cannot find the file specified. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002)
COMPONENT STORE TRANSACTION FAILURE SUMMARY
No transaction error was detected.
WARNINGS
There were no warnings during this operation.
OPERATION PROGRESS STATUS
* [24/04/2016 14:20:22] : Activation of C:\Users\Alan\Downloads\OutlookGoogleCalendarSync(1).application has started.
* [24/04/2016 14:20:31] : Processing of deployment manifest has successfully completed.
* [24/04/2016 14:20:31] : Installation of the application has started.
* [24/04/2016 14:20:32] : Processing of application manifest has successfully completed.
* [24/04/2016 14:20:32] : Found compatible runtime version 2.0.50727.
* [24/04/2016 14:20:33] : Detecting dependent assembly Sentinel.v3.5Client, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a, processorArchitecture=msil using Sentinel.v3.5Client, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a, processorArchitecture=msil.
* [24/04/2016 14:20:33] : Detecting dependent assembly System.Data.Entity, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089, processorArchitecture=msil using System.Data.Entity, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089, processorArchitecture=msil.
* [24/04/2016 14:20:33] : Detecting dependent assembly WindowsBase, Version=3.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35, processorArchitecture=msil using WindowsBase, Version=3.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35, processorArchitecture=msil.
* [24/04/2016 14:20:33] : Detecting dependent assembly System.Core, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089, processorArchitecture=msil using System.Core, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089, processorArchitecture=msil.
* [24/04/2016 14:20:33] : Detecting dependent assembly System.Data.Entity, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089, processorArchitecture=msil using System.Data.Entity, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089, processorArchitecture=msil.
* [24/04/2016 14:20:33] : Request of trust and detection of platform is complete.
* [24/04/2016 14:20:33] : Commit of the downloaded application has started.
* [24/04/2016 14:20:34] : Installation of application has successfully completed.
ERROR DETAILS
Following errors were detected during this operation.
* [24/04/2016 14:20:36] System.Deployment.Application.DeploymentException (Activation)
    - Activation failed.
    - Source: System.Deployment
    - Stack trace:
        at System.Deployment.Application.ComponentStore.ActivateApplication(DefinitionAppId appId, String activationParameter, Boolean useActivationParameter)
        at System.Deployment.Application.SubscriptionStore.ActivateApplication(DefinitionAppId appId, String activationParameter, Boolean useActivationParameter)
        at System.Deployment.Application.ApplicationActivator.Activate(DefinitionAppId appId, AssemblyManifest appManifest, String activationParameter, Boolean useActivationParameter)
        at System.Deployment.Application.ApplicationActivator.PerformDeploymentActivation(Uri activationUri, Boolean isShortcut, String textualSubId, String deploymentProviderUrlFromExtension, BrowserSettings browserSettings, String& errorPageUrl)
        at System.Deployment.Application.ApplicationActivator.ActivateDeploymentWorker(Object state)
    --- Inner Exception ---
    System.IO.FileNotFoundException
    - The system cannot find the file specified. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002)
    - Source: System.Deployment
    - Stack trace:
        at System.Deployment.Application.NativeMethods.CorLaunchApplication(UInt32 hostType, String applicationFullName, Int32 manifestPathsCount, String[] manifestPaths, Int32 activationDataCount, String[] activationData, PROCESS_INFORMATION processInformation)
        at System.Deployment.Application.ComponentStore.ActivateApplication(DefinitionAppId appId, String activationParameter, Boolean useActivationParameter)
COMPONENT STORE TRANSACTION DETAILS
* Transaction at [24/04/2016 14:20:34]
    + System.Deployment.Internal.Isolation.StoreOperationStageComponent
        - Status: Installed
        - HRESULT: 0x0
        - Manifest: ZP3RH5MW.1TX.application
    + System.Deployment.Internal.Isolation.StoreOperationSetDeploymentMetadata
        - Status: Set
        - HRESULT: 0x0
    + System.Deployment.Internal.Isolation.StoreOperationSetDeploymentMetadata
        - Status: Set
        - HRESULT: 0x0
    + System.Deployment.Internal.Isolation.StoreTransactionOperationType (27)
        - HRESULT: 0x0


Apr 25, 2016 at 7:49 AM
It looks like it upgraded ok and then something went wrong, though I'm not entirely sure what.

From the Windows Control Panel, are you able to revert back to the previous version or uninstall? Then you could either try installing/upgrading again or using the portable Zip release of OGCS instead.
May 14 at 8:46 PM