Can't install Jitsi Electron version 2023.5.0

It seems that Jitsi Electron tries to update itself but that won’t work on my setup.

I receive the following message: Screenshot by Lightshot

It says in Portuguese, that “Entry point not found - It was impossible to find entry point in the DiscardVirtualMemory procedure in the dynamic KERNEL32.dll library”

I’m running Windows 7 and Electron version 2023.2.0 was working successfully on my setup.

Any possibility to get this running or to avoid the update all together?

I’m grateful for any suggestion!

The problem is Chrome is no longer supported on Windows 7: Sunsetting support for Windows 7 / 8/8.1 and Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 in early 2023 - Google Chrome Community

Electron is based on Chrome, the framework we use to build the desktop app, and thus we inherit these restrictions.

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I see, thanks Saghul!

In this case is it possible to avoid the automatic update and stay with the working version for now?

I’m afraid not, sorry. You can make a custom build which disables auto-updates though.

Saghul, thanks for your reply.

Can you point me to any documentation how to make a custom build?

I never did that before so I would need some newbie tutorials or docus.


You can look at GitHub - jitsi/jitsi-meet-electron: Jitsi Meet desktop application powered by the section “Show building instructions”.

Hi damencho!
I’ll take some time over the week end to have a look. Thanks!

Please note that building an old version without updates means you will need to patch any security bugs yourself, and that is o Lu on the Jitsi side. Any Electron or Chromium security bugs would be unpatched.