Porting Logger32 from old PC to new PC


norman9795
 

I am looking for the easiest way to port my rxisting installation to a new PC with the minimum of effort.

Norman
G2DWB


Michael Harris
 

Hi Normal,

Install a fresh copy on the new PC ensuring you use the same file path. Don't mess about with any configuration all you are interested in is setting up the registration entries. Then replace it with your existing L32 folder. You might have to correct any utility file paths in the .INI if they have not been installed in the same file locations.

Job done.

Regards,

Mike VP8NO

On 27/07/2021 10:04, norman9795 via groups.io wrote:
I am looking for the easiest way to port my rxisting installation to a new PC with the minimum of effort.
Norman
G2DWB


Mathias Grallert
 

Install Logger on the new PC, then copy complete directory
( C:/Logger32 ) from the old to new PC. Works fine here.

73 DK5MO

27.07.2021 15:04:14 norman9795 via groups.io <normanwebster@...>:

I am looking for the easiest way to port my rxisting installation to a new PC with the minimum of effort.

Norman
G2DWB


John Munton - G7SSE
 

Comports numbers and audio device settings might need changing too.

Also, any utility programs that Logger32 might use need reinstalling. Especially if Logger32 auto starts them.

John G7SSE 




-------- Original message --------
From: "Michael Harris via groups.io" <mike.harris@...>
Date: 27/07/2021 14:58 (GMT+00:00)
To: hamlogger@groups.io
Subject: Re: [hamlogger] Porting Logger32 from old PC to new PC

Hi Normal,

Install a fresh copy on the new PC ensuring you use the same file path.
Don't mess about with any configuration all you are interested in is
setting up the registration entries. Then replace it with your existing
L32 folder. You might have to correct any utility file paths in the .INI
if they have not been installed in the same file locations.

Job done.

Regards,

Mike VP8NO

On 27/07/2021 10:04, norman9795 via groups.io wrote:
> I am looking for the easiest way to port my rxisting installation to a
> new PC with the minimum of effort.
>
> Norman
> G2DWB






--
73, John - G7SSE


Gary Hinson <Gary@...>
 

Aside from the auto-start utilities, you might also need to check that the particular fonts used in your installation of Logger32 are installed on the new PC.

Oh and if it is not stored in the Logger32 folder that you copied, you'll also need to transfer your log across - preferably doing a full ADIF export from the old PC, then an import on the new one.

73
Gary ZL2iFB

-----Original Message-----
From: hamlogger@groups.io <hamlogger@groups.io> On Behalf Of Michael Harris via groups.io
Sent: 28 July 2021 01:58
To: hamlogger@groups.io
Subject: Re: [hamlogger] Porting Logger32 from old PC to new PC

Hi Normal,

Install a fresh copy on the new PC ensuring you use the same file path.
Don't mess about with any configuration all you are interested in is setting up the registration entries. Then replace it with your existing
L32 folder. You might have to correct any utility file paths in the .INI if they have not been installed in the same file locations.

Job done.

Regards,

Mike VP8NO

On 27/07/2021 10:04, norman9795 via groups.io wrote:
I am looking for the easiest way to port my rxisting installation to a
new PC with the minimum of effort.

Norman
G2DWB


IZ5ILJ Lenio
 

Ciao to all, I did everything as specified, both for the accessory programs and fonts, and it starts normally, however, when the program "radio control panel" appears in the loading window, after a few seconds it freezes and exits from loading.

I've tried many and many times but just can't figure out what's going on.

I had done this before and everything had worked but now he just doesn't want to know.

Tnx in advance for any help,

73's, Lenio - IZ5ILJ - #69.

Il 27/07/2021 16:25, Gary Hinson ha scritto:
Aside from the auto-start utilities, you might also need to check that the particular fonts used in your installation of Logger32 are installed on the new PC.

Oh and if it is not stored in the Logger32 folder that you copied, you'll also need to transfer your log across - preferably doing a full ADIF export from the old PC, then an import on the new one.

73
Gary ZL2iFB


-----Original Message-----
From: hamlogger@groups.io <hamlogger@groups.io> On Behalf Of Michael Harris via groups.io
Sent: 28 July 2021 01:58
To: hamlogger@groups.io
Subject: Re: [hamlogger] Porting Logger32 from old PC to new PC

Hi Normal,

Install a fresh copy on the new PC ensuring you use the same file path.
Don't mess about with any configuration all you are interested in is setting up the registration entries. Then replace it with your existing
L32 folder. You might have to correct any utility file paths in the .INI if they have not been installed in the same file locations.

Job done.

Regards,

Mike VP8NO

On 27/07/2021 10:04, norman9795 via groups.io wrote:
I am looking for the easiest way to port my rxisting installation to a
new PC with the minimum of effort.

Norman
G2DWB







IZ5ILJ Lenio
 

Sorry, I forgot, I am using Windows 10 64 bit and Logger 32 v. 4.00,

73's, Lenio - IZ5ILJ - #69.

Il 28/07/2021 23:49, IZ5ILJ Lenio ha scritto:
Ciao to all, I did everything as specified, both for the accessory programs and fonts, and it starts normally, however, when the program "radio control panel" appears in the loading window, after a few seconds it freezes and exits from loading.

I've tried many and many times but just can't figure out what's going on.

I had done this before and everything had worked but now he just doesn't want to know.

Tnx in advance for any help,

73's, Lenio - IZ5ILJ - #69.

Il 27/07/2021 16:25, Gary Hinson ha scritto:
Aside from the auto-start utilities, you might also need to check that the particular fonts used in your installation of Logger32 are installed on the new PC.

Oh and if it is not stored in the Logger32 folder that you copied, you'll also need to transfer your log across - preferably doing a full ADIF export from the old PC, then an import on the new one.

73
Gary  ZL2iFB


-----Original Message-----
From: hamlogger@groups.io <hamlogger@groups.io> On Behalf Of Michael Harris via groups.io
Sent: 28 July 2021 01:58
To: hamlogger@groups.io
Subject: Re: [hamlogger] Porting Logger32 from old PC to new PC

Hi Normal,

Install a fresh copy on the new PC ensuring you use the same file path.
Don't mess about with any configuration all you are interested in is setting up the registration entries. Then replace it with your existing
L32 folder. You might have to correct any utility file paths in the .INI if they have not been installed in the same file locations.

Job done.

Regards,

Mike VP8NO

On 27/07/2021 10:04, norman9795 via groups.io wrote:
I am looking for the easiest way to port my rxisting installation to a
new PC with the minimum of effort.

Norman
G2DWB










John Munton - G7SSE
 

Lenio

As a test find in your Logger32 directory the file: RadioPanel.ini  and temporally remove or rename it to RadioPanelBad.ini or something.

Run Logger32 and try to start the RCP, it will load with default settings. Does it run ok?

If so the problem is in the your transferred ini file.

One thought (guess); could the RCP be looking for an audio device, which is either not present on your new system or is under a different name in Windows compared to your old one?

Another is did you use a custom font, just for the RCP, that is not installed on your new system?

You can open the RCP ini file with Notepad to check.

73
John - G7SSE



------ Original Message ------
From: "IZ5ILJ Lenio" <iz5ilj@...>
Sent: 28/07/2021 22:49:11
Subject: Re: [hamlogger] Porting Logger32 from old PC to new PC

Ciao to all, I did everything as specified, both for the accessory programs and fonts, and it starts normally, however, when the program "radio control panel" appears in the loading window, after a few seconds it freezes and exits from loading.
 
I've tried many and many times but just can't figure out what's going on.
 
I had done this before and everything had worked but now he just doesn't want to know.
 
Tnx in advance for any help,
 
73's, Lenio - IZ5ILJ - #69.
 
Il 27/07/2021 16:25, Gary Hinson ha scritto:
Aside from the auto-start utilities, you might also need to check that the particular fonts used in your installation of Logger32 are installed on the new PC.
 
Oh and if it is not stored in the Logger32 folder that you copied, you'll also need to transfer your log across - preferably doing a full ADIF export from the old PC, then an import on the new one.
 
73
Gary ZL2iFB
 
 
-----Original Message-----
From: hamlogger@groups.io <hamlogger@groups.io> On Behalf Of Michael Harris via groups.io
Sent: 28 July 2021 01:58
Subject: Re: [hamlogger] Porting Logger32 from old PC to new PC
 
Hi Normal,
 
Install a fresh copy on the new PC ensuring you use the same file path.
Don't mess about with any configuration all you are interested in is setting up the registration entries. Then replace it with your existing
L32 folder. You might have to correct any utility file paths in the .INI if they have not been installed in the same file locations.
 
Job done.
 
Regards,
 
Mike VP8NO
 
On 27/07/2021 10:04, norman9795 via groups.io wrote:
I am looking for the easiest way to port my rxisting installation to a
new PC with the minimum of effort.
 
Norman
G2DWB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

--
73, John - G7SSE


IZ5ILJ Lenio
 

Ciao John, for first tnx so much for your fast reply.

I have already done this by deleting the RadioPanel.ini file and the result does not change.

The PC is the same, I was installing a new W10 on a new HD in the same PC, so the peripherals are exactly the same.

I repeat: this is not the first time I try to move Logger32 to a new installation and everything has always been fine.

Only now I can't understand why I can't

73's, Lenio - IZ5ILJ - #69.

Il 29/07/2021 00:22, John Munton - G7SSE ha scritto:

Lenio

As a test find in your Logger32 directory the file: RadioPanel.ini  and temporally remove or rename it to RadioPanelBad.ini or something.

Run Logger32 and try to start the RCP, it will load with default settings. Does it run ok?

If so the problem is in the your transferred ini file.

One thought (guess); could the RCP be looking for an audio device, which is either not present on your new system or is under a different name in Windows compared to your old one?

Another is did you use a custom font, just for the RCP, that is not installed on your new system?

You can open the RCP ini file with Notepad to check.

73
John - G7SSE



------ Original Message ------
From: "IZ5ILJ Lenio" <iz5ilj@...>
Sent: 28/07/2021 22:49:11
Subject: Re: [hamlogger] Porting Logger32 from old PC to new PC

Ciao to all, I did everything as specified, both for the accessory programs and fonts, and it starts normally, however, when the program "radio control panel" appears in the loading window, after a few seconds it freezes and exits from loading.
 
I've tried many and many times but just can't figure out what's going on.
 
I had done this before and everything had worked but now he just doesn't want to know.
 
Tnx in advance for any help,
 
73's, Lenio - IZ5ILJ - #69.
 
Il 27/07/2021 16:25, Gary Hinson ha scritto:
Aside from the auto-start utilities, you might also need to check that the particular fonts used in your installation of Logger32 are installed on the new PC.
 
Oh and if it is not stored in the Logger32 folder that you copied, you'll also need to transfer your log across - preferably doing a full ADIF export from the old PC, then an import on the new one.
 
73
Gary ZL2iFB
 
 
-----Original Message-----
From: hamlogger@groups.io <hamlogger@groups.io> On Behalf Of Michael Harris via groups.io
Sent: 28 July 2021 01:58
Subject: Re: [hamlogger] Porting Logger32 from old PC to new PC
 
Hi Normal,
 
Install a fresh copy on the new PC ensuring you use the same file path.
Don't mess about with any configuration all you are interested in is setting up the registration entries. Then replace it with your existing
L32 folder. You might have to correct any utility file paths in the .INI if they have not been installed in the same file locations.
 
Job done.
 
Regards,
 
Mike VP8NO
 
On 27/07/2021 10:04, norman9795 via groups.io wrote:
I am looking for the easiest way to port my rxisting installation to a
new PC with the minimum of effort.
 
Norman
G2DWB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

--
73, John - G7SSE


Gary Hinson <Gary@...>
 

In your Logger32.INI under the [Globals] section, you may see a line like this:

 

Show Radio Control Panel=True

 

If so, try changing it to:

 

Show Radio Control Panel=False

 

If not, add that line to the [Globals] section: hopefully, that should stop Logger32 trying to launch and display the Radio Control Panel as it starts up … which hopefully will get you past the problem step. 

 

However, we may be chasing phantoms here: the actual problem may be something different, not the RCP at all – perhaps something going wrong after the RCP launches OK.

 

73

Gary  ZL2iFB

 

From: hamlogger@groups.io <hamlogger@groups.io> On Behalf Of IZ5ILJ Lenio
Sent: 29 July 2021 10:35
To: hamlogger@groups.io
Subject: Re: [hamlogger] Porting Logger32 from old PC to new PC

 

Ciao John, for first tnx so much for your fast reply.

I have already done this by deleting the RadioPanel.ini file and the result does not change.

The PC is the same, I was installing a new W10 on a new HD in the same PC, so the peripherals are exactly the same.

I repeat: this is not the first time I try to move Logger32 to a new installation and everything has always been fine.

Only now I can't understand why I can't

73's, Lenio - IZ5ILJ - #69.

Il 29/07/2021 00:22, John Munton - G7SSE ha scritto:

Lenio

 

As a test find in your Logger32 directory the file: RadioPanel.ini  and temporally remove or rename it to RadioPanelBad.ini or something.

 

Run Logger32 and try to start the RCP, it will load with default settings. Does it run ok?

 

If so the problem is in the your transferred ini file.

 

One thought (guess); could the RCP be looking for an audio device, which is either not present on your new system or is under a different name in Windows compared to your old one?

 

Another is did you use a custom font, just for the RCP, that is not installed on your new system?

 

You can open the RCP ini file with Notepad to check.

 

73

John - G7SSE

 

 

 

------ Original Message ------

From: "IZ5ILJ Lenio" <iz5ilj@...>

Sent: 28/07/2021 22:49:11

Subject: Re: [hamlogger] Porting Logger32 from old PC to new PC

 

Ciao to all, I did everything as specified, both for the accessory programs and fonts, and it starts normally, however, when the program "radio control panel" appears in the loading window, after a few seconds it freezes and exits from loading.

 

I've tried many and many times but just can't figure out what's going on.

 

I had done this before and everything had worked but now he just doesn't want to know.

 

Tnx in advance for any help,

 

73's, Lenio - IZ5ILJ - #69.

 

Il 27/07/2021 16:25, Gary Hinson ha scritto:

Aside from the auto-start utilities, you might also need to check that the particular fonts used in your installation of Logger32 are installed on the new PC.

 

Oh and if it is not stored in the Logger32 folder that you copied, you'll also need to transfer your log across - preferably doing a full ADIF export from the old PC, then an import on the new one.

 

73

Gary ZL2iFB

 

 

-----Original Message-----

From: hamlogger@groups.io <hamlogger@groups.io> On Behalf Of Michael Harris via groups.io

Sent: 28 July 2021 01:58

Subject: Re: [hamlogger] Porting Logger32 from old PC to new PC

 

Hi Normal,

 

Install a fresh copy on the new PC ensuring you use the same file path.

Don't mess about with any configuration all you are interested in is setting up the registration entries. Then replace it with your existing

L32 folder. You might have to correct any utility file paths in the .INI if they have not been installed in the same file locations.

 

Job done.

 

Regards,

 

Mike VP8NO

 

On 27/07/2021 10:04, norman9795 via groups.io wrote:

I am looking for the easiest way to port my rxisting installation to a

new PC with the minimum of effort.

 

Norman

G2DWB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


--
73, John - G7SSE


Gary Hinson <Gary@...>
 

Hey Norman, maybe I’m losing the plot but did you get a straight answer to your original question?

 

How’s it going?

 

73

Gary  ZL2iFB

 

From: hamlogger@groups.io <hamlogger@groups.io> On Behalf Of norman9795 via groups.io
Sent: 28 July 2021 01:04
To: hamlogger@groups.io
Subject: [hamlogger] Porting Logger32 from old PC to new PC

 

I am looking for the easiest way to port my rxisting installation to a new PC with the minimum of effort.

Norman
G2DWB


Bob
 

We've been through this a thousand times in the last twenty something years on this reflector ... FIRST you do a full install of Logger32 on a new PC, on a new disk drive, in a new partition, in a new 'virtual' space, or in a new whatever. Then we verify all is Kosher/Haram/Halal (or whatever your flavor of the day is). Then, and only then, we attempt to make it look/feel like what we had before ... one little baby step at a time. SeventyThree(s).

On 07/28/2021 7:06 PM Gary Hinson <gary@...> wrote:
 
 

In your Logger32.INI under the [Globals] section, you may see a line like this:

 

Show Radio Control Panel=True

 

If so, try changing it to:

 

Show Radio Control Panel=False

 

If not, add that line to the [Globals] section: hopefully, that should stop Logger32 trying to launch and display the Radio Control Panel as it starts up … which hopefully will get you past the problem step. 

 

However, we may be chasing phantoms here: the actual problem may be something different, not the RCP at all – perhaps something going wrong after the RCP launches OK.

 

73

Gary  ZL2iFB

 

From: hamlogger@groups.io <hamlogger@groups.io> On Behalf Of IZ5ILJ Lenio
Sent: 29 July 2021 10:35
To: hamlogger@groups.io
Subject: Re: [hamlogger] Porting Logger32 from old PC to new PC

 

Ciao John, for first tnx so much for your fast reply.

I have already done this by deleting the RadioPanel.ini file and the result does not change.

The PC is the same, I was installing a new W10 on a new HD in the same PC, so the peripherals are exactly the same.

I repeat: this is not the first time I try to move Logger32 to a new installation and everything has always been fine.

Only now I can't understand why I can't

73's, Lenio - IZ5ILJ - #69.

Il 29/07/2021 00:22, John Munton - G7SSE ha scritto:

Lenio

 

As a test find in your Logger32 directory the file: RadioPanel.ini  and temporally remove or rename it to RadioPanelBad.ini or something.

 

Run Logger32 and try to start the RCP, it will load with default settings. Does it run ok?

 

If so the problem is in the your transferred ini file.

 

One thought (guess); could the RCP be looking for an audio device, which is either not present on your new system or is under a different name in Windows compared to your old one?

 

Another is did you use a custom font, just for the RCP, that is not installed on your new system?

 

You can open the RCP ini file with Notepad to check.

 

73

John - G7SSE

 

 

 

------ Original Message ------

From: "IZ5ILJ Lenio" <iz5ilj@...>

Sent: 28/07/2021 22:49:11

Subject: Re: [hamlogger] Porting Logger32 from old PC to new PC

 

Ciao to all, I did everything as specified, both for the accessory programs and fonts, and it starts normally, however, when the program "radio control panel" appears in the loading window, after a few seconds it freezes and exits from loading.

 

I've tried many and many times but just can't figure out what's going on.

 

I had done this before and everything had worked but now he just doesn't want to know.

 

Tnx in advance for any help,

 

73's, Lenio - IZ5ILJ - #69.

 

Il 27/07/2021 16:25, Gary Hinson ha scritto:

Aside from the auto-start utilities, you might also need to check that the particular fonts used in your installation of Logger32 are installed on the new PC.

 

Oh and if it is not stored in the Logger32 folder that you copied, you'll also need to transfer your log across - preferably doing a full ADIF export from the old PC, then an import on the new one.

 

73

Gary ZL2iFB

 

 

-----Original Message-----

From: hamlogger@groups.io <hamlogger@groups.io> On Behalf Of Michael Harris via groups.io

Sent: 28 July 2021 01:58

Subject: Re: [hamlogger] Porting Logger32 from old PC to new PC

 

Hi Normal,

 

Install a fresh copy on the new PC ensuring you use the same file path.

Don't mess about with any configuration all you are interested in is setting up the registration entries. Then replace it with your existing

L32 folder. You might have to correct any utility file paths in the .INI if they have not been installed in the same file locations.

 

Job done.

 

Regards,

 

Mike VP8NO

 

On 27/07/2021 10:04, norman9795 via groups.io wrote:

I am looking for the easiest way to port my rxisting installation to a

new PC with the minimum of effort.

 

Norman

G2DWB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


--
73, John - G7SSE

 


IZ5ILJ Lenio
 

Ciao Bob, tnx for your attention.

I try to explain myself better, in my uncertain English, describing point by point what I am doing.

I think I did everything right, in fact first I did a new installation of Logger32, then I installed L32Logssync, then L32Lookups, then the fonts that are not by default and that are in the ini files of Logger32 and radiocontrolpanel.

I started Logger32 with the new installation and everything works perfectly when I copy the old folder to the new PC at startup it happens that after starting the radiocontrol panel, in starting something else I can't see why it appears for only a few moments the program stops and closes after a few seconds.

This is what happens. It is not the first time that I move Logger32 to a new HD and always, doing as described, everything worked perfectly, only this time I just can't get over the situation.

Not a big deal that I will have to set everything up again but it would have been a lot easier to be able to import everything from the old installation.

The O.S. is Windows 10 64 bit updated to yesterday.

73's, Lenio - IZ5ILJ - #69.

Il 29/07/2021 01:21, Bob ha scritto:

We've been through this a thousand times in the last twenty something years on this reflector ... FIRST you do a full install of Logger32 on a new PC, on a new disk drive, in a new partition, in a new 'virtual' space, or in a new whatever. Then we verify all is Kosher/Haram/Halal (or whatever your flavor of the day is). Then, and only then, we attempt to make it look/feel like what we had before ... one little baby step at a time. SeventyThree(s).