[messages] [Technical Support & Bugs] Vassal-3.2.10 wont start

Rindis rindis at backbreaker.com
Sun Feb 23 21:09:11 CET 2014


"uckelman" wrote:
> Thus spake Rindis:
> > 
> > "uckelman" wrote:
> > > Thus spake Rindis:
> > > > 
> > > > Ah, ha. Yep, that was the problem. I'll note that the entry in
> the
> > > App
> > > > menu (which is the Win 8 Start Menu with a different layout) has
> the
> > > > problem.
> > > 
> > > I don't follow---has *what* problem? Are you saying that the entry
> in
> > > the App menu has a bad path? If so, what is the bad path?
> > 
> > The install of 3.2.11 left the shortcut for Vassal pointed at the
> old
> > (Progam Files (x86)) path instead of updating to the 64-bit Program
> > Files path.
> 
> Did you check the box telling the installer to create a desktop
> shortcut
> for this install?[/q]
> No. I never use desktop shortcuts, and always use the Start Menu (or
> Start screen, in the case of Win 8, here). I don't know if a desktop
> shortcut would have been replaced/updated, but the Start/App Menu one
> was not.
> 
> 
> "uckelman" wrote:
> > > > > I'll also note that my main desktop machine (Win 7) has not
> > had this
> > > > > problem, but all the file extension associations went away
> > when I
> > > > > upgraded to 3.2.11 (was fine with 3.2.10).
> > > > 
> > > > Can you be more specific about this? Did this happen with a
> > custom
> > > > install? With a regular install?
> > > > 
> > > > -- 
> > > > J.
> > > 
> > > Custom install. I still have 3.1.20 installed as well as the
> > latest
> > > 3.2.x (and of course, I occasionally have testing versions
> > installed),
> > > so I always go custom to manage which versions are on the machine.
> > This
> > > has never had a problem (or at least, not *this* problem), but
> > this last
> > > time, the extension associations went away.
> > >
> > 
> > We've never had file associations for module extensions (.vext). Or
> > is
> > this not what you're saying?
> >  
> > -- 
> > J.
> 

Um, no, it's not. __All__ the file extension associations went away.
*.vsav, *.vmod, *.vlog....

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