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Re: I've messed up my PCGen somehow

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  • Cal Westray
    Thanks! I will check into it tomorrow. My pc is not not booting up. I let it put it in the home directory. I will try to reinstall it and see where it puts
    Message 1 of 10 , Oct 25, 2005
      Thanks!
      I will check into it tomorrow. My pc is not not booting up. I let it
      put it in the home directory. I will try to reinstall it and see
      where it puts them. But it should go into the default directory.

      I'll let you know tomorrow.

      Thanks,
      Cal

      --- In pcgen@yahoogroups.com, Syndaryl <smirle4498@r...> wrote:
      >
      >
      > --- Cal Westray <calwestray@y...> wrote:
      > > But on the pc that I had the problems on? No difference. Same
      > > problems. There MUST be some files or settings somewhere that's
      > > outside of the pcgen folder that affects the program. Or there
      are
      > > some mapping problems where it can't find the files/components.
      > > Maybe the PC doesn't know where to look, or doesn't know what to
      do
      > > with the file.
      >
      > Unless you specifically told PCGen to put the preferences file
      outside
      > of the PCGen folder, there are NO files outside that folder
      involved in
      > PCGen itself.
      >
      > Check to make sure all the directories and files unzipped correctly
      > inside the PCGen folder.
      >
      >
      >
      > > Any thoughts? I'd appreciate any help.
      > > I'd really like to use this wonderful tool. But I don't know
      what
      > > went wrong.
      >
      > There are two other things that interact with PCGEN:
      > 1) Java
      > 2) Your operating system.
      >
      > Do you have the same version of Java on both machines? You may
      *not*
      > want to use the absolute latest/greatest version of java.
      >
      > If you're using windows, use the batch file (pcgen.bat) to start
      PCGen.
      > are there any messages printed in the black window that opens with
      > PCGen? those are very important to determine what's going on.
      >
      > You can capture those messages by right-clicking in the black
      window,
      > pick Select All, then right click again. Everything is now copied.
      > Paste it into an email for us to look at.
      >
      > Also - do you have antivirus or antispyware software? and did you
      leave
      > it running while you reinstalled Java and scoured your computer?
      >
      > --
      > "I hit him so hard he fell off the Internet." - Penny Arcade
      >
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