PSTrace does not start

PSTrace does not start, and a message appears containing the message: “Configuration system failed to initialize”.

Cause: The settings file got corrupted somehow and cannot be initialized.


Delete PalmSens_BV folder

Delete the following folder entirely:
%localappdata%\PalmSens BV

Please note that AppData is a hidden folder. To make the AppData folder visible on Windows Vista or Windows 7, do the following:

  • Launch the Windows Explorer.
  • Click on ‘Organize’ → ‘Folder and Search Options’ → ‘View’.
  • Check ‘Show hidden files and folders’.

Start PSTrace

Start PSTrace. The settings will now be generated again using default values.