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Struggling to Connect
#11
Not in dev mode (well, no debug options shown.) I've rebooted both the PC and the pad numerous times. Think which version of Windows 8 one has matters?
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#12
This is a LeapPad 2 correct? I know the LeapPad 1 has some connection issues until the firmware is updated. I will try to test windows 8 tonight. Got caught up cleaning out my C drive to prepare for an SSD drive that is on its way. Need to lower the total file size so its easier to transition to the new drive.
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#13
This is a leappad2; to my knowledge, it's up to date in terms of firmware and such.
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#14
I connected my windows 8 drive and ran the program. It said that it needed .net and downloaded it. I then ran it and tried to connect and it did not. Then I right clicked and chose run as administrator and it connected just fine.
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#15
I was able to connect by running as administrator, but couldn't drag and drop.
After disabling UAC I could connect without running as admin, and could now drag and drop. (Windows 7)
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#16
ok so I upgraded to an SSD and in the process lost all my stuff. I found a backup of my LeapPad Manager and went to run it and it would not run at all. It kept complaining about checking the compatibility or something. Luckily I found a backup of the source code and was able to run it. I re-published and ran the file and it opened, but gave an error about not being able to load the SCSI library. I don't think this is similar to your issue since you can get it to run, it just won't connect. Unless it is having issues loading the library but it is not telling you that....

Edit: I plan on making a drop-down option to install themes from the theme folder and same with videos. This way you won't need to touch the UAC and can simply have the program install anything in the folder without dragging / dropping. The ability is basically there, but only for my use and for other things.
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#17
(06-11-2014, 08:45 PM)Deak Phreak Wrote: ok so I upgraded to an SSD and in the process lost all my stuff. I found a backup of my LeapPad Manager and went to run it and it would not run at all. It kept complaining about checking the compatibility or something. Luckily I found a backup of the source code and was able to run it. I re-published and ran the file and it opened, but gave an error about not being able to load the SCSI library. I don't think this is similar to your issue since you can get it to run, it just won't connect. Unless it is having issues loading the library but it is not telling you that....

Edit: I plan on making a drop-down option to install themes from the theme folder and same with videos. This way you won't need to touch the UAC and can simply have the program install anything in the folder without dragging / dropping. The ability is basically there, but only for my use and for other things.

Uck, I feel for y ou there, Deak. Losing data is a real pain, especially when you're trying to help someone out! I hope nothing is irreplaceable!?

A drop-down option would be cool! Like Half Dead said, time you realise exactly what settings Windows wants you to make to get it running, it works brilliantly well for me in W7. Shame W8 is different.

I'll help give any new software releases a thorough testing; the LeapFrog App Centre UK has a 50% sale on top titles until 13th June so I got a couple of games a few days ago which I haven't uploaded to the LeapPad yet. As soon as I connect to the official software, I'll have to re-up all of my custom videos anyway.
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#18
Oh well that is good that you at least have a W7 machine you can use to copy stuff over. I am not sure what the deal is with Windows 8 since it worked fine for me. I did not run any updates, it was a fresh install, so not sure on the exact issue. I determined my issue was that loads of files on my backup drive got corrupted which included my LeapPad manager app and some dll's etc.

Luckily I was able to get the source code for the app in-tact. My video converter app had some corrupted files, but the code was in-tact. I simply had to start a new app, then copy the code over and re-build it. My video downloader app was completely corrupted so I could not recover that. Luckily my converter app had a downloader build in as well so that is ok.

Maybe I can do some debug stuff and when it loops through the drives to find the leap pad, I can spit it out to the log so we can see if for some reason it is showing up under a different name in windows 8. That is the only thing I can think of since its running fine, just not connecting.
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#19
If you are still around gnurph69, I should have a debug version here shortly for you to try in your Windows 8 machine and see if we can determine the issue.
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#20
Here is a debug version. Replace your .exe with this one or rename your old one and let me know the output you get on your windows 8 machine.


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.zip   LeapPad Manager Debug.zip (Size: 212.25 KB / Downloads: 210)
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