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ScummVM windows 7 64x problem!

Post by Tikky » Sun May 22, 2011 10:37 pm

Whenever I open ScummVM on my Windows 7 64x OS, A command prompt appears for like, a half a second then disappears. Here's what I did...
-1. Used the 32x installer
-2. Downloaded The 64x zip
-3. Deleted contents of the installation folder and pasted the 64x zip files in to there.

Thats what I did at first. I think I did something wrong. Anyone know how to help? :(

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Post by dreammaster » Sun May 22, 2011 11:52 pm

Try starting up a command prompt, changing to the directory you have ScummVM installed in, and executing ScummVM. That way any error message that may be produced will remain on screen, and give you a better idea of what the problem is.

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Post by Tikky » Mon May 23, 2011 12:11 am

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Re: ScummVM windows 7 64x problem!

Post by Collector » Mon May 23, 2011 12:55 am

Tikky wrote:Here's what I did...
-1. Used the 32x installer
-2. Downloaded The 64x zip
-3. Deleted contents of the installation folder and pasted the 64x zip files in to there.
You should install 64-bit programs in the "Program Files" folder. The 32-bit installer would have defaulted to the "Program Files (x86)" folder. It doesn't need to be installed anyway. Just unzip the 64-bit into its own empty folder. If you are not going to use the 32-bit version you don't need to install it.

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Post by Tikky » Mon May 23, 2011 1:40 am

dreammaster wrote:Try starting up a command prompt, changing to the directory you have ScummVM installed in, and executing ScummVM. That way any error message that may be produced will remain on screen, and give you a better idea of what the problem is.
Ok, here's what it says...

Config file buggy: Invalid Character ' ' occured in section name in line 21!

Thats all... Know how to fix it?

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Post by dreammaster » Mon May 23, 2011 1:41 am

Tikky wrote:Ok, here's what it says...

Config file buggy: Invalid Character ' ' occured in section name in line 21!

Thats all... Know how to fix it? :?
Seems like somehow a buggy settings file was created for ScummVM. You should try deleting it and running ScummVM again. By default it's normally found in

c:\Users\<Account Name>\AppData\Roaming\ScummVM

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Post by Tikky » Mon May 23, 2011 1:48 am

I don't know how to delete these thingies :P

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Post by Tikky » Mon May 23, 2011 1:50 am

dreammaster wrote:
Tikky wrote:Ok, here's what it says...

Config file buggy: Invalid Character ' ' occured in section name in line 21!

Thats all... Know how to fix it? :?
Seems like somehow a buggy settings file was created for ScummVM. You should try deleting it and running ScummVM again. By default it's normally found in

c:\Users\<Account Name>\AppData\Roaming\ScummVM
Still didn't work :cry:

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Post by dreammaster » Mon May 23, 2011 1:56 am

Tikky wrote:Still didn't work :cry:
The only thing I can think of is that you have another corrupt ScummVM.ini somewhere on your system. I mean, if the file had been correctly deleted, it wouldn't be able to read anything and have an error on line 21. Try doing a system wide search for scummvm.ini files, and delete any you find.

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Post by Tikky » Mon May 23, 2011 2:00 am

dreammaster wrote:
Tikky wrote:Still didn't work :cry:
The only thing I can think of is that you have another corrupt ScummVM.ini somewhere on your system. I mean, if the file had been correctly deleted, it wouldn't be able to read anything and have an error on line 21. Try doing a system wide search for scummvm.ini files, and delete any you find.
:shock: WOO HOO!! YOU ARE A LIFE SAVER :D Anyway I could thank you? I have a Sam 'n' Max: Hit the road data file I could email you.

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Post by tsoliman » Mon May 23, 2011 4:05 pm

Tikky wrote:I have a Sam 'n' Max: Hit the road data file I could email you.
What's that?

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Post by Tikky » Mon May 23, 2011 6:51 pm

tbaher wrote:
Tikky wrote:I have a Sam 'n' Max: Hit the road data file I could email you.
What's that?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam_%26_Max_Hit_the_Road

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