Can't open Anytype. Receive error saying Anytype helper crashed

WHAT IS THE BUG

Trying to launch Anytype results in error message and crash report created

HOW TO REPRODUCE IT

Open Anytype. Error box appears

Screenshot 2023-11-05 163936

THE EXPECTED BEHAVIOR

Anytype should open

ADDITIONAL CONTEXT

SYSTEM INFORMATION

Windows 11 23H2
Anytype Version - Unsure, updated two days ago so assuming most recent beta version

crash_2023-11-05T16_40_13.log (446 Bytes)

Hey @ForMrKite
Try running this in a terminal:
"C:\Users\<username>\Desktop\Anytype.lnk" --user-data-dir="C:\Users\<username>\Documents\AnytypeTemp"

It will use another directory for data. If the app starts successfully then there may be a data corruption in your original data directory.

You can delete the original one and sync all your objects back from the backup node in this case. To do this you have to delete the corrupted data in:
C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\anytype\data\<some long ID>

Get the following error:
PS C:\Users\markr> “C:\Users\Mark\Desktop\Anytype.lnk” --user-data-dir=“C:\Users\Mark\Documents\AnytypeTemp”
At line:1 char:39

  • … op\Anytype.lnk" --user-data-dir=“C:\Users\Mark\Documents\AnytypeTemp”
  •                   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    

Unexpected token ‘user-data-dir=“C:\Users\Mark\Documents\AnytypeTemp”’ in expression or statement.
At line:1 char:1

  • “C:\Users\Mark\Desktop\Anytype.lnk” --user-data-dir="C:\Users\Mark\Do …

The ‘–’ operator works only on variables or on properties.
+ CategoryInfo : ParserError: (:slight_smile: , ParentContainsErrorRecordException
+ FullyQualifiedErrorId : UnexpectedToken

I uninstalled and reinstalled and it is all fine now!

Thanks

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