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Dhrandor
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Posted: 12/28/2004 at 7:00am | IP Logged Quote Dhrandor

I just dl'd DJ along with the Castle-Temple-Village and SKG Dungeons 1 packs. DJ installed just fine. Asked for the reg key and everything. The packs on the other hand merely unzip and I cannot, for the life of me, find anything resembling an install icon. Not counting the install.png. This is really frustrating so any help would be most appreciated!.
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jdale
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Posted: 12/28/2004 at 7:40am | IP Logged Quote jdale

When you unzip them you should get a JAR file, which is Java. You should be able to double-click on the JAR file and have it run.

If, instead of running, it opens in WinRAR, you need to tell WinRAR not to associate itself with JAR files. For version 3.00, another user posted these instructions:

Click Options->Settings from the text menus at the top.
Select the Integration tab.
Uncheck the JAR box under 'Associate WinRAR with' and click OK to save the change.

If, instead of running, it does something else, then let us know the specifics...
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Dhrandor
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Posted: 12/28/2004 at 6:18pm | IP Logged Quote Dhrandor

Thanks for the help! I in fact did have WinAce set to unzip them. Now that that is fixed, surprise, they install correctly!.
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BananaPants
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Posted: 02/24/2005 at 7:37am | IP Logged Quote BananaPants

I have the art packs, but I can't seem to register them.

Do they have independent ID Keys? Did I lose the email already with that
info?
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slashdevnull
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Posted: 02/24/2005 at 1:04pm | IP Logged Quote slashdevnull

If you login to the online store, you should be able to find your registration info there. You must enter the username and password exactly as they appear in the store.
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Bagpuss
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Posted: 05/22/2005 at 3:18pm | IP Logged Quote Bagpuss

I had the same problem with FlipZip, but after unassociating .jar files with it, every time I click on the art pack it ask me what I want to run it with?
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slashdevnull
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Posted: 05/26/2005 at 11:42am | IP Logged Quote slashdevnull

I know that even though everyone who posts here does so by typing, just about everyone thinks that typing a command into their computer is the most difficult thing in the world.

If you open a command prompt ("DOS window") in Windows, you can type:

cd "\path\to\installer"
java -jar installername.jar


and Java will execute the installer.

"\path\to\installer" is something like "\Documents and Settings\yourname\Desktop" (or wherever you saved the file)

and

installername.jar is something like "Modern Streets Art Pack.jar".

Fluid: Why don't you guys just include a couple of additional files with the JAR file, named installer-windows.bat and installer-OSX.sh, that contain a single line command to invoke java -jar? You can't trust java to run when someone double-clicks a .jar file in Windows.

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Darius101
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Posted: 12/22/2005 at 12:33pm | IP Logged Quote Darius101

what do you do if it will not take your regester key that came with the product?   
I am trying to install an art pack and the installer says the key is invalid.

Thanks,
Darius101
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Webmaster Scott
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Posted: 12/24/2005 at 2:26pm | IP Logged Quote Webmaster Scott

Hello Darius101,

Each art pack uses a different reg key. Different from the Dundjinni program. Just log into the store and you can get all the reg codes for each product you purchased.

Just use the link below.

Click this link to get to our store logon.

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StillCypher
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Posted: 04/22/2008 at 3:39pm | IP Logged Quote StillCypher

I ran into the same problems as the original poster in installing the art
packs -- namely the Castle-Temple-Village Pack that I purchased. I'm using
Mac OS X, and nowhere in the current Stuffit Expander (v. 12) application
prefs could I find anything that would exclude (or include!) the .jar files.

What I ended up doing was using Stuffit Expander v.8.0.2. There were
the missing .jar files!

Does anyone know if there is there a way that can be accomplished with
version 12?

Thank you!
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