[messages] Edit: Re: [Technical Support & Bugs] Windows 8

Joel Uckelman uckelman at nomic.net
Tue Feb 26 14:48:00 MST 2013

Thus spake Dabrion:
> We just had the a similar problem with a new laptop that had a Windows 8
> (32bit) installed. Vassal would only open and operate normally if you
> put it in "Windows XP (SP3)" compatibility mode and start it as
> administrator.
> Relevant settings that got vassal to load modules and operate them
> properly: on the desktop link rclick->properties, switch to
> compatibility tab, check use compatibility and choose "Windows XP
> (SP3)", check the "start as administrator" option, press apply or ok.
> (windows was a German brand, I translated on the fly, actual options
> might be named differently)

Plese delete VASSAL's errorLog, try running VASSAL without this
compatibility mode, and then post the new contents of the errorLog here.
I'd like to see what exactly is happening. You can find the errorLog
in C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\VASSAL.


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