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no information for updated apps

Hi!

None of my PortableApps will be updated. I get no notification.

My PortableApps-folder is located in a subfolder of a portable version of TotalCommander. The PA-Launcher is located in ..\tc\pApps and the apps in ..tc\pApps\PortableApps starting with "PortA." followed by the AppName. There is a mix of PA-Apps and other "normal" portable apps. All of them are shown in the PA-Menu. Of course there is no way for the PA-Launcher to check for updates for my other portable apps. But why I did not receive update notifications for the other PA-apps? How does the mechanism works?

Today I received a message after a "check for updates" only for "PortableApps.com Installer". But there are definitly other updates available.

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John T. Haller
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The PortableApps.com Platform will only update apps within its PortableApps directory that match the name of the original AppIDs. The platform must be laid out as follows:

Base Directory (which contains Start.exe)
- PortableApps
- - PortableApps.com (this contains PortableAppsPlatform.exe etc)
- - FirefoxPortable
- - GoogleChromePortable
- - etc

If any of the apps are in renamed directories or the layout deviates from this, the updater and app store will not function properly.

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Thanks for the quick answer.

Thanks for the quick answer. After renaming the app directories the update notification works again.
I did the renaming for a better visibility of PA-apps and other portable apps. It would be nice to be more flexible in the naming of the directories for PA-apps, but this is (my) luxury problem. Maybe you have the time one fine day... Wink
And thanks for the great work!

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Rename Others

Depending on the number of apps, renaming your other apps either with an underscore as the first character so they all appear at the top or a zz so they all appear at the bottom could be helpful in your specific case.

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I did this yesterday

I did this yesterday including updating all the links Wacko

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