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Re: Amaya Runs, but cannot see it

From: Irene Vatton <vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2007 11:06:03 +0200
To: Vartkes <arax@pt.lu>
Cc: Christian Ræbild <craebild@parknet.dk>, www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <200711071006.03657.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

On Saturday 03 November 2007 11:10, Vartkes wrote:
> Christian, thanks for the reply. Unfortunately, Amaya was not in the
> Windows toolbar either, so 'maximise' was not possible.
> I found a solution - I uninstalled Amaya normally, then I went and
> deleted the remnant directory in C:\Documents and
> Settings\<username>\amaya (for some reason the uninstall had not removed
> this). On re-installing, everyting was normal once again.
>
> Great program - but it had me worried for a while. I think the problem
> is a buggy 'uninstall'

The directory C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\amaya keeps user's 
preferences, then uninstalling a previous version to get a new one should not 
remove these preferences.
I suspect in your case a conflict between a old Amaya version
using iso-8859-1 coded files and the new version using utf-8 coded files.

> regards
> kes
>
> Christian Ræbild wrote:
> > I have not tested the newest Amaya version, but I have seen similar
> > behavior in another program. Basically, the program did open, but the
> > program opened outside the screen area. If Amaya does show up in the
> > Windows toolbar at the bottom of your screen (unless you have moved it
> > to the side or top), then you can right-click the program tab there
> > and select maximize, that should then bring Amaya on screen.
> >
> > That might not solve the problem in the long term, but I am certain
> > that the Amaya developers will want to know whether the problem is
> > that Amaya opens outside the screen area, or whether it is something
> > else.
> >
> > Med venlig hilsen / Best regards / Mit freundlichen Grüßen
> > Christian Ræbild / Christian Raebild
> >
> > Vartkes wrote:
> >> Hi
> >>
> >> I just installed the latest (stable) version amaya-WinXP-9.55-3.exe.
> >>
> >> The install went fine. I have an icon on my desktop. When I try an
> >> open it. amaya.exe rund (process explorer says so) but no Amaya
> >> window opens up.
> >>
> >> I've tried uninstall/ install -- to no avail. The FAQ was of no help
> >> here.
> >>
> >> Any pointers appreciated.
> >>
> >> --

-- 
     Irène.
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