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Reinstalling V9 Platinum and V9 Runtime on Win7

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    Reinstalling V9 Platinum and V9 Runtime on Win7

    I have had to reinstall V9 and also the Runtime.
    From my backup disks I have loaded the originals plus the patches.
    What I cannot see now is the Utilities option in the Tools drop down. Before I had to do a reinstall, the option was there.

    As I had problems, I cleared all V9 registry items and rebooted, so I had to reenter my license keys.

    R/t and Dev work fine independently and have the same builds. I cannot however build a Runtime application as the Utilities/Tools/Create Install Package is missing.

    Any ideas what I've missed?
    Edit. Yes!
    With Windows 7, the launch Icons get confused.
    After installing the Dev version, the Alpha Icon displays on the Desktop.
    When the R/t is installed, the same Icon is used but pointing to the R/t NOT the Dev version (which you have just tested).
    So, a separate icon needs to be created if you need to differentiate.
    Ho Hum!
    Last edited by Ted Giles; 09-23-2012, 04:18 AM.
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    Re: Reinstalling V9 Platinum and V9 Runtime on Win7

    Ted

    I think windows XP does the same thing... at least from what I remember....
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      Re: Reinstalling V9 Platinum and V9 Runtime on Win7

      Probably - I'm losing my marbles and the plot!
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        Re: Reinstalling V9 Platinum and V9 Runtime on Win7

        I ran V9 Platinum with R/T on a desktop with Win2000Pro. The drive died, so I have upgraded to Win7. The original downloads and licenses were stored on a separate drive. Reinstalling is not proving easy.. Should my new C: drive have been named the same as the old one to accept a reinstall? If that is the case, would just renaming through Admin be OK, or do I have to reformat and re-install o/s?

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          Re: Reinstalling V9 Platinum and V9 Runtime on Win7

          Your machine should have the same name as the old one, doesn''t matter what you name the drive.
          There can be only one.

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