WinSCP closes when computer put to sleep

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VipulK
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WinSCP closes when computer put to sleep

I've been using WinSCP for several years now. I bought a new laptop and set it up on that device and noticed everytime I logged on WinSCP was not present in the taskbar. I did some investigation and have concluded that everytime I put the computer to sleep (close the lid) and resume back, WinSCP is closed. All my other applications remain open just fine so why is this closing?

OS: Windows 11
WinSCP 5.21.7

Let me know if you need more info.

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Re: WinSCP closes when computer put to sleep

Thanks for your report.
I have sent you an email with a debug version of WinSCP to the address you have used to register on this forum.

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VipulK
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I figured it out (I think). There is a new setting in Windows 11 in Accounts > Sign in options > Automatically save my restartable apps and restart them when I sign back in. I enabled this option and now it doesn't close. Or rather windows is closing it and opening it back. If someone knows how to completely disable this behavior, post it below.

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Well, that's not really a solution.
Would you please try to use the debug build, so that we can fix the actual problem?

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martin
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Are you using the debug version the same way? Did you put it to the same folder, where the stable version closes?

I assume you did revert the Windows option back, right?

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VipulK
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I did revert the Windows toggle.

The regular version is installed from Microsoft Store, so where am I supposed to place it? I used it from the Downloads folder.

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Ok, the Store is a new information. If you install the regular version, does it also have the problem? Or is it Store-specific?

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