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Re: Windows 7 and PCGen?

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  • Darrell D
    You using the 64 bit version? I had to do this with it: 1) Create a pcgen.cmd file with the following in it: C: Program Files (x86) Java jre6 bin java.exe
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 1, 2009
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      You using the 64 bit version?

      I had to do this with it:

      1) Create a pcgen.cmd file with the following in it:

      "C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin\java.exe" -Dswing.aatext=true -Xms256m -Xmx1024m -jar "C:\Program Files (x86)\PCGen\PCGen5161\pcgen.jar"

      2) Put the pcgen.cmd file in your C:\program files (x86)\pcgen\pcgen5161\ directory.

      3) Change your shortcut link to the pcgen.cmd file.



      --- In pcgen@yahoogroups.com, "V" <viana_qoh@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi. I'm trying to use PCGen on Windows 7 build 7100, and I can't really get it to run. I can run it if I run the .jar, but the .bats aren't even recognized as valid programs, and extensive googling has not yielded any solutions. When I *do* run the .jar, it's extremely slow and locks up at the slightest provocation, no matter what I try to do. Is there anything I can try?
      >
    • davisb97
      An easier solution is that it seems that PCGEN doesn t recoginize the java links if you don t already have JRE installed when you install PCGEN. Had exact same
      Message 2 of 3 , Nov 9, 2009
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        An easier solution is that it seems that PCGEN doesn't recoginize the java links if you don't already have JRE installed when you install PCGEN. Had exact same problem
        I got my win7 to install by uninstalling PCGEN. Installing JRE. REBOOT. (must reboot) and then installing PCGEN. Then all the links worked fine.

        --- In pcgen@yahoogroups.com, "Darrell D" <luciferlost@...> wrote:
        >
        > You using the 64 bit version?
        >
        > I had to do this with it:
        >
        > 1) Create a pcgen.cmd file with the following in it:
        >
        > "C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin\java.exe" -Dswing.aatext=true -Xms256m -Xmx1024m -jar "C:\Program Files (x86)\PCGen\PCGen5161\pcgen.jar"
        >
        > 2) Put the pcgen.cmd file in your C:\program files (x86)\pcgen\pcgen5161\ directory.
        >
        > 3) Change your shortcut link to the pcgen.cmd file.
        >
        >
        >
        > --- In pcgen@yahoogroups.com, "V" <viana_qoh@> wrote:
        > >
        > > Hi. I'm trying to use PCGen on Windows 7 build 7100, and I can't really get it to run. I can run it if I run the .jar, but the .bats aren't even recognized as valid programs, and extensive googling has not yielded any solutions. When I *do* run the .jar, it's extremely slow and locks up at the slightest provocation, no matter what I try to do. Is there anything I can try?
        > >
        >
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