[messages] [Technical Support & Bugs] Installed 3.2.10 runs as though it's 3.2.9 and won't go away
alsandor at rogers.com
Fri Feb 14 23:45:15 CET 2014
> I'm afraid I don't follow you here. Does this mean you went into the
> Control Panel, Programs and Features, found VASSAL in the list,
> right-click and chose Uninstall?
Essentially yes. I just choose Program instead of Control Panel and hit
the Uninstall button.
> This is the intended behavior when running the VASSAL installer and
> choosing the Standard option (it looks to find all previous versions
> of VASSAL, then runs the uninstaller for each of them).
So how come that didn't work before when I installed 3.2.10 and I ended
up with that version and 3.2.9? I realize they are located in different
directories, but shouldn't it know where the previous one was and erase
> 1. Use the Custom option when prompted during the VASSAL installer
The explanation for custom somehow didn't inspire confidence. Now I
> 2. Don't use the Windows installer at all! Download the ZIP bundle
> from this page, and simply extract the contents to wherever you would
> like to keep the application. It will happily run from anywhere, and
> you can manually make a shortcut if desired.
Ok. There are times when I seriously miss DOS 5.0. Unzip a program,
type the command, go.
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