>It's fairly common practise for uninstallers to leave ini files and
>other user created data behind, so this is probably intended behaviour.
>Having said that, the uninstaller should probably warn you that it has
>left stuff behind.
Some uninstallers also offer you a choice on whether to clear out the
user-created data and directories.
So perhaps a choice would be nice.
>Just my 2p worth.
P.S. Can we please start removing all the chaff from posts? Anything
that's not relevant to the current conversation should be deleted or
snipped out. I just removed about 20 lines of Yahoo added stuff,
including stuff left over from replies.
>> --- In email@example.com, "joefrazierjr" <jfrazierjr@...> wrote:
>>> Ok, long story short, I ended up uninstalling (used the uninstall,
>>> made sure the registry entries were gone, made sure the file structure
>>> was deleted) and the ran the install again.
>>> I did a full install. The first few times, it threw errors on load
>>> about missing files when trying to start pcgen. So.. now it starts
>>> up, however, many of the alpha datasets are not visible. Neither is
>>> the custom data set. The files ARE on the filestore, but it is like
>>> the config file parser is not finding the files.
>> I figured it out. I appears the uninstall(s) did not clean out the
>> .pcgen directory (in the C:\Documents and Settings\<profile>\.pcgen\)
>> which contains options.ini. This old options file contained some
>> data that no longer was active from before the first uninstall.
>> Deleting the options.ini file and reloading fixed the problem and all
>> my datasets are now showing.
> > Not sure if this is a defect that the code team needs to check on or
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