[messages] [Technical Support & Bugs] Re: Vassal not launching

Joel Uckelman uckelman at nomic.net
Sun Jan 29 19:16:50 MST 2012

Thus spake ronljacobsen:
> Yes.  I just downloaded 3.1.18 and the behavior is the same.  The
> installation puts a shortcut on my desk top.  I doubleclick the shortcut
> and nothing happens.  I get a circular symbol on the mouse pointer that
> indicates something is happen very briefly (less than a second) and then
> nothing.  Vassal worked for me until sometime about a year ago maybe.  I
> might be associated with switching laptops.  At this point I can'r
> remember.
> I'd appeciate any ideas.

The first thing to do is check whether Java works. Go to a command
prompt and type 'java -version'. What's the output?

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