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Kleopatra Crashes when Decrypting PGP message in the Notepad. I cut and paste a PGP message into the notepad, enter in the credentials, and Kleopatra crashes, with no log or indication.... Kleopatra just exits.

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GPG4Win 4.0.4

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CH3NO2 renamed this task from GPG4Win Crashes when Decrypting PGP message in the Notepad to Kelopatra Crashes when Decrypting PGP message in the Notepad .Wed, Nov 2, 7:14 PM
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ikloecker renamed this task from Kelopatra Crashes when Decrypting PGP message in the Notepad to Kleopatra Crashes when Decrypting PGP message in the Notepad .Wed, Nov 2, 10:32 PM
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There must be something special with the message. Can you save the message to a file and use the command line to decrypt it? Is there anything special with it? Is it maybe a binary and not text? Although I tried decrypting random bytes with the notepad and it worked for me. Is the message very large? Anything unusual? Or does it even happen for you when you encrypt a short text to yourself and then decrypt it again?

To decrypt on the command line In cmd:
gpg -o output.txt --decrypt "yourfile.asc"

Prio low for now as we cannot reproduce the issue.

On the command line using:
gpg -o output.txt --decrypt "yourfile.asc"

works perfectly fine...

``C:\Users\x\Documents>dir Kl*.*
Volume in drive C is OS
Volume Serial Number is F231-49D2

Directory of C:\Users\x\Documents

11/01/2022 01:36 PM 2,133 kleopatra_crash_test_T6266.txt.pgp

1 File(s)          2,133 bytes
0 Dir(s)  366,088,998,912 bytes free

C:\Users\x\Documents>gpg -o kleopatra_crash_test_T6226.txt --decrypt "kleopatra_crash_test_T6266.txt.pgp"
gpg: encrypted with rsa4096 key, ID 52B149DADB84D9EE, created 2022-02-10

"redacted"

gpg: encrypted with rsa3072 key, ID 3E1FEA3E8180C5A5, created 2022-01-27

"redacted"

gpg: encrypted with RSA key, ID AD15EDDB395A0BFA

C:\Users\x\Documents>type kleopatra_crash_test_T6266.txt.pgp

-----BEGIN PGP MESSAGE-----

hQGMA60V7ds5Wgv6AQv/dcGkBFiRL7KiFknzrQDLbH8arDr8UBG12iTatnKSfJwD
UNVbhCVffcSrEDL1OOzwSRPHAUaUkF2VnySSH4KGn2vX9MvqZ8K+YdWw30vZnB1Q
gnKW329AwKtqK4NaF+rmk8oNYq4NmTj1sRPKSgyF6WoTzrVHooSsI2wQt+yqi2IQ
...  cut out section ... 
kK6joAapsyjC6DuwhFox3PA2FItky6IH9miOJ9b9mJOfnKkufAPPtXLH3pnA1MVE
8MJAEB0lNeJzBHOdbFyIRbkGpFn4h6PDvzJpuHgHMu0MzDIDUlbbbURzefmXgRDV
TYEcgef2pYSPClrCld5y9BXuracZVv9GN+fCVmvuE9I8Vg2x0WwN3hHzsAb25ll6
YDR7NcW5+d6bYBDv5A==
=wWnR
-----END PGP MESSAGE-----

C:\Users\x\Documents>


So, not sure why Kleopatra is crashing... is there a way I can turn on logging and / or get more information from Kleopatra why it is crashing ?

Let me know,

Much appreciated.
-dt

@aheinecke What additional information do you need ?