Katalon 8.1.0 Unable to Start on Windows 10

Hi,

I have an issue launching my Katalon Version 8.1.0.

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Tue Nov 09 22:03:43 CAT 2021
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Malformed \uxxxx encoding.
at java.util.Properties.loadConvert(Properties.java:574)
at java.util.Properties.load0(Properties.java:390)
at java.util.Properties.load(Properties.java:341)
at com.kms.katalon.application.utils.ApplicationInfo.getAppProperties(ApplicationInfo.java:143)
at com.kms.katalon.application.utils.ApplicationInfo.setAppInfoIntoUserHomeDir(ApplicationInfo.java:109)
at com.kms.katalon.application.Application.preRunInit(Application.java:153)
at com.kms.katalon.application.Application.start(Application.java:65)
at org.eclipse.equinox.internal.app.EclipseAppHandle.run(EclipseAppHandle.java:203)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.internal.adaptor.EclipseAppLauncher.runApplication(EclipseAppLauncher.java:137)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.internal.adaptor.EclipseAppLauncher.start(EclipseAppLauncher.java:107)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:401)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:255)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:62)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:498)
at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.invokeFramework(Main.java:657)
at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.basicRun(Main.java:594)
at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.run(Main.java:1447)

katalon.versionNumber=8.1.0
katalon.buildNumber=208

Tue Nov 09 22:03:43 CAT 2021
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Malformed \uxxxx encoding.
at java.util.Properties.loadConvert(Properties.java:574)
at java.util.Properties.load0(Properties.java:390)
at java.util.Properties.load(Properties.java:341)
at com.kms.katalon.application.utils.ApplicationInfo.getAppProperties(ApplicationInfo.java:143)
at com.kms.katalon.application.utils.ApplicationInfo.getAppProperty(ApplicationInfo.java:166)
at com.kms.katalon.application.utils.ApplicationInfo.setAppInfoIntoUserHomeDir(ApplicationInfo.java:114)
at com.kms.katalon.application.Application.preRunInit(Application.java:153)
at com.kms.katalon.application.Application.start(Application.java:65)
at org.eclipse.equinox.internal.app.EclipseAppHandle.run(EclipseAppHandle.java:203)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.internal.adaptor.EclipseAppLauncher.runApplication(EclipseAppLauncher.java:137)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.internal.adaptor.EclipseAppLauncher.start(EclipseAppLauncher.java:107)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:401)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:255)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:62)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:498)
at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.invokeFramework(Main.java:657)
at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.basicRun(Main.java:594)
at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.run(Main.java:1447)

Tue Nov 09 22:03:43 CAT 2021
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Malformed \uxxxx encoding.
at java.util.Properties.loadConvert(Properties.java:574)
at java.util.Properties.load0(Properties.java:390)
at java.util.Properties.load(Properties.java:341)
at com.kms.katalon.application.utils.ApplicationInfo.getAppProperties(ApplicationInfo.java:143)
at com.kms.katalon.application.utils.ApplicationInfo.setAppProperty(ApplicationInfo.java:153)
at com.kms.katalon.application.utils.ApplicationInfo.setAppInfoIntoUserHomeDir(ApplicationInfo.java:119)
at com.kms.katalon.application.Application.preRunInit(Application.java:153)
at com.kms.katalon.application.Application.start(Application.java:65)
at org.eclipse.equinox.internal.app.EclipseAppHandle.run(EclipseAppHandle.java:203)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.internal.adaptor.EclipseAppLauncher.runApplication(EclipseAppLauncher.java:137)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.internal.adaptor.EclipseAppLauncher.start(EclipseAppLauncher.java:107)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:401)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:255)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:62)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:498)
at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.invokeFramework(Main.java:657)
at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.basicRun(Main.java:594)
at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.run(Main.java:1447)

!SESSION 2021-11-09 22:03:41.539 -----------------------------------------------
eclipse.buildId=unknown
java.version=1.8.0_282
java.vendor=Azul Systems, Inc.
BootLoader constants: OS=win32, ARCH=x86_64, WS=win32, NL=en_ZA
Command-line arguments: -os win32 -ws win32 -arch x86_64 -data @noDefault

!ENTRY org.eclipse.osgi 4 0 2021-11-09 22:03:43.968
!MESSAGE Application error
!STACK 1
java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.kms.katalon.application.utils.ApplicationInfo.setAppProperty(ApplicationInfo.java:155)
at com.kms.katalon.application.utils.ApplicationInfo.setAppInfoIntoUserHomeDir(ApplicationInfo.java:119)
at com.kms.katalon.application.Application.preRunInit(Application.java:153)
at com.kms.katalon.application.Application.start(Application.java:65)
at org.eclipse.equinox.internal.app.EclipseAppHandle.run(EclipseAppHandle.java:203)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.internal.adaptor.EclipseAppLauncher.runApplication(EclipseAppLauncher.java:137)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.internal.adaptor.EclipseAppLauncher.start(EclipseAppLauncher.java:107)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:401)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:255)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:62)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:498)
at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.invokeFramework(Main.java:657)
at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.basicRun(Main.java:594)
at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.run(Main.java:1447)