I use Notepad++ v126.96.36.199 (Unicode) on Windows 7 (64 bit) and I have installed the HEX-Editor v0.9.5 plugin.
The problem is that only administrators now seem to be able to run Notepad++. With guests and normal users the following happens after launching:
- First absolutely nothing happens for about 20 seconds.
Then a dialog called "C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\HexEditor.dll" appears. It reads:
This plugin is not compatible with current version of Notepad++.
Do you want to remove this plugin from plugings directory to prevent this message from the next launch time?
After I click "No" a shorter wait, followed by another dialog, called "Exception On WM_CREATE". It reads:
Again, for administrators everything works fine.
I checked if it had anything to do with security constraints on the plugin files (or other Notepad++ files), but this doesn't appear to be the case. If I make a user member of Power Users but not Administrators, then Notepad++ works fine for this user as well. I granted the Power Users group almost the same local user rights as the Administrators group. (Administrative Tools > Local Security Policy > Security Settings > Local Policies > User Rights Assignment)
What could be the problem and how should this be fixed?