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Spotify: "A valid active Window is needed to update the Taskbar"

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Hey,
 
Any time I click on a link within Spotify I get this error:
 
Take Care,
 
Will
 
See the end of this message for details on invoking
just-in-time (JIT) debugging instead of this dialog box.
 
************** Exception Text **************
System.InvalidOperationException: A valid active Window is needed to update the Taskbar
at Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Taskbar.TaskbarManager.get_OwnerHandle()
at Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Taskbar.JumpList..ctor(String appID)
at Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Taskbar.JumpList.CreateJumpList()
at Browser_Chooser.frmMain.AddJumpLists()
at System.Windows.Forms.Form.OnShown(EventArgs e)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.InvokeMarshaledCallbackHelper(Object obj)
at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.runTryCode(Object userData)
at System.Runtime.CompilerServices.RuntimeHelpers.ExecuteCodeWithGuaranteedCleanup(TryCode code, CleanupCode backoutCode, Object userData)
at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.Run(ExecutionContext executionContext, ContextCallback callback, Object state)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.InvokeMarshaledCallback(ThreadMethodEntry tme)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.InvokeMarshaledCallbacks()
 
 
************** Loaded Assemblies **************
mscorlib
Assembly Version: 2.0.0.0
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.5448 (Win7SP1GDR.050727-5400)

CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/Microsoft.NET/Framework64/v2.0.50727/mscorlib.dll

Browser Chooser
Assembly Version: 1.0.9.23194
Win32 Version: 1.0.9.23194

CodeBase: file:///D:/666/Appz/Browser%20Chooser.exe

System.Windows.Forms
Assembly Version: 2.0.0.0
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.5446 (Win7SP1GDR.050727-5400)

CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Windows.Forms/2.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.Windows.Forms.dll

System
Assembly Version: 2.0.0.0
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.5453 (Win7SP1GDR.050727-5400)

CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System/2.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.dll

System.Drawing
Assembly Version: 2.0.0.0
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.5458 (Win7SP1GDR.050727-5400)

CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Drawing/2.0.0.0__b03f5f7f11d50a3a/System.Drawing.dll

Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly Version: 8.0.0.0
Win32 Version: 8.0.50727.5420 (Win7SP1.050727-5400)

CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/Microsoft.VisualBasic/8.0.0.0__b03f5f7f11d50a3a/Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll

System.Core
Assembly Version: 3.5.0.0
Win32 Version: 3.5.30729.5420 built by: Win7SP1

CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Core/3.5.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.Core.dll

System.Xml
Assembly Version: 2.0.0.0
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.5420 (Win7SP1.050727-5400)

CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Xml/2.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.Xml.dll

System.Configuration
Assembly Version: 2.0.0.0
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.5420 (Win7SP1.050727-5400)

CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Configuration/2.0.0.0__b03f5f7f11d50a3a/System.Configuration.dll

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Assembly Version: 1.0.9.23194
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.5453 (Win7SP1GDR.050727-5400)

CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System/2.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.dll

Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Shell
Assembly Version: 1.0.0.0
Win32 Version: 1.0.9.23194

CodeBase: file:///D:/666/Appz/Browser%20Chooser.exe

Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack
Assembly Version: 1.0.0.0
Win32 Version: 1.0.9.23194
CodeBase: file:///D:/666/Appz/Browser%20Chooser.exe

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gjs68 wrote Sep 16, 2013 at 11:01 AM

Same problem here. Endorsing a fix.