Application Error 1005 Loading SSE DLL

While I was testing my latest release (1.2) of Vibratium I encountered a puzzling error. It took me a while to track this one down. Hopefully someone else can learn from this.

TL;DR: solution is at the end.

Problem:

Vibratium worked fine on my dev box, but on my laptop as soon as I added a Render Object the application would crash.

In the Application event log I got Application Error 1005:

“Windows cannot access the file for one of the following reasons: there is a problem with the network connection, the disk that the file is stored on, or the storage drivers installed on this computer; or the disk is missing. Windows closed the program Vibratium because of this error.”

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Vibratium 1.1 Update

Vibratium 1.1 update is now available.

This is a minor update that adds crosshairs to locate the centers of the render objects and eliminates a couple of extra files.  More info and download instructions here –

http://www.georgepotts.com/apps/vibratium/

SSELibrary 0.2 Available

SSELibrary 0.2 available for download. This version includes a much larger library of functions (149) with nearly full coverage of 8-bit operations, as well as enhanced CPU feature detection.

Details here: http://www.georgepotts.com/apps/sse-library/

Vibratium 1.0.2 Update

Vibratium Version 1.0.2 is now available. I fixed a few bugs and added a new Diff combine option.

http://www.georgepotts.com/apps/vibratium/

Introducing Vibratium

Vibratium

Download Vibratium 1.0.1
Download Vibratium 1.3
(More info here http://www.georgepotts.com/apps/vibratium/)

Vibratium allows you to generate unique animations that would be impossible to do manually.  This is done by combining the output of “render points,” which are wave-based animations, each centered at a single point.

Click the images above to view the 800×800 versions in new tabs.  I especially like the red one as I somehow generated a triangle fractal pattern. (Note that it links to the bmp version which is ~2.4MB.)

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Videos here – YouTube Vibratium Playlist
Here’s the project file for the first video – BlackAndBlueWaves.zip

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