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PortableUser2009
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Open Office Portable 3.1.1 crash

Hi,

if I try to start Open Office Portable 3.1.1
on Windows Vista Home Premium it crashes after startup.
I receive the system message
"Open Office does not work any more".

Any idea how to solve this problem?
That would be great!

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PortableUser2009

John T. Haller
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What path do you have it installed to? Anything longer than X:\PortableApps\OpenOfficePortable will cause issues. Otherwise, is it an upgrade or fresh install? If an upgrade, try a fresh install.

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path length

On November 4, 2009 - 8:44am, John T. Haller wrote:

> What path do you have it installed to? Anything longer
> than X:\PortableApps\OpenOfficePortable will cause issues.

why?

fwiw, i've been using openoffice portable 3.1.0 installed to
"D:\Documents and Settings\x\papps\OpenOfficePortable_3.1.0"
without a problem.

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has some very long paths internally and doesnt handle long paths well. Its just the way the program works.
This has been like this since a while now, I dont know why yours has worked till now.

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Hi all,

your comments helped me a lot.
My Open Office 3.1.1 is running properly now.

Thanks a lot !!!

Regards

PortableUser2009

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glad I could help you.

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a hack to use OpenOffice Portable from a long path

Here is a hack to make OpenOffice Portable run from a long path:
* Install it on a short path first, eg. C:/portable/OpenOfficePortable
* open it and go through the setup process
** if you want it to use portable java, go to Tools->Options->OpenOffice.org->Java and turn on the radio button. OpenOffice Portable will ask for a restart.
* Restart OpenOffice portable and then close it.
* Now you can move it (and the portable java) to the long path you want.

I run OpenOffice Portable from C:\Documents and Settings\Admin\Desktop\Useful\_Utils\portable without problems.

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Try another version and don't

Try another version and don't use store it in too many folders which can cause it to crash or malfunction.

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