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tracker 6 will not start
Dima ..
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asks for JRE and ignores the bundled version! installed with all defaults.
Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.19042.1052]

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Re: tracker 6 will not start -
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Douglas Brown
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This is certainly odd since your installed files look fine.  What happens when you double-click the tracker.jar file directly?


> Re: tracker 6 will not start
>
> asks for JRE and ignores the bundled version! installed
> with all defaults.
> Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.19042.1052]



Re: tracker 6 will not start -
Dima ..
3 Posts

Dear Douglas
as there is no java in my system - nothing.
BUT - the installer comes with the java.. so what works is this:
"C:\Program Files\Tracker\9.0.4-x64-jre\bin\java.exe" -jar tracker.jar

but the shortcut and clicking on Tracker.exe gives error message. problem is in Tracker.exe, not .jar...



Re: tracker 6 will not start -
Douglas Brown Avatar
Douglas Brown
339 Posts

Thanks, this is very useful testing feedback.  I'll look into this.  Doug


> Re: tracker 6 will not start
>
> Dear Douglas
> as there is no java in my system - nothing.
>
> BUT - the installer comes with the java.. so what
> works is this:
>  "C:\Program Files\Tracker\9.0.4-x64-jre\bin\java.exe"
> -jar tracker.jar
>
> but the shortcut and clicking on
> Tracker.exe gives error message. problem is in Tracker.exe,
> not .jar...



Re: tracker 6 will not start -
Douglas Brown Avatar
Douglas Brown
339 Posts

Yes, I see and thanks for finding this, Dima. I have fixed it so Tracker.exe will launch Tracker in the bundled java VM instead of the default VM on the machine. Much better!! You'll see that in the next release which should be soon. Thanks again. Doug


> Re: tracker 6 will not start
>
> Dear Douglas
> as there is no java in my system - nothing.
>
> BUT - the installer comes with the java.. so what
> works is this:
>  "C:\Program Files\Tracker\9.0.4-x64-jre\bin\java.exe"
> -jar tracker.jar
>
> but the shortcut and clicking on
> Tracker.exe gives error message. problem is in Tracker.exe,
> not .jar...



Re: tracker 6 will not start -
Dima ..
3 Posts

hooray great! glad to be of help!



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