[Blink] no gui on windows 7 / exception in _initialize_sipsimple

Saúl Ibarra Corretgé saul at ag-projects.com
Wed Nov 14 08:45:13 CET 2012

On Nov 13, 2012, at 10:58 PM, grmt wrote:

> Today I wanted to use blink again on my windows 7 laptop, but after clicking the blink icon no gui shows up.
> Using process explorer, I can see blink.exe running, but I cannot bring it to front.
> I killed the process, downloaded and installed blink again, also in a different folder, but the problem persists.
> Any suggestion what goes wrong? Any place I should go to remove existing references, configuration etc?
> blink.exe-stderr.log:
> error: Exception occured while calling function _initialize_sipsimple in the GUI thread
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "blink\__init__.pyc", line 194, in _EH_CallFunctionEvent
>   File "blink\__init__.pyc", line 228, in _initialize_sipsimple
>   File "sipsimple\application.pyc", line 102, in start
>   File "application\python\decorator.pyc", line 64, in __call__
>   File "sipsimple\account\__init__.pyc", line 684, in load
>   File "sipsimple\configuration\__init__.pyc", line 513, in __call__
>   File "sipsimple\configuration\__init__.pyc", line 646, in __call__
>   File "sipsimple\account\__init__.pyc", line 148, in __init__
>   File "sipsimple\account\xcap\__init__.pyc", line 781, in __init__
> EOFError
> Blink runs fine on my win2008 server.

Did you have Blink installed before? Looks like some file could be half written / corrupted. Please try to fully uninstall Blink (remove the directory in Program Files in case it's not cleaned up) and reinstall it again.


Saúl Ibarra Corretgé
AG Projects

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