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Plugin problems

Posted: Sat, 17th Jul 2004, 1:29am

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Dohn218

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I was working on a video and half way throught I said, "I need a hyperspace looking plugin" I downloaded the plugin and when winzip was extracting it poped up a screen saying "do you want to overwrite this image file with this image file" I clicked no and when I went to open up AlamDV2 it deleted all my other plugins I had and the hyperspace plugin doesn't work. So I reinstalled AlamDV and tried reinstalling all my plugins but now everytime in winzip if tells me do you want to overwrite this file with this one? When I open the .zip file it has more than one image001.tif and image002.tif, asking me if I would like to replace them. Now, I have never had this problem before with plugins, what is wrong?

Yes, I am running the newest quicktime and the color is set to 32 bit.
Posted: Sat, 17th Jul 2004, 1:41am

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Dohn218

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Also, I have noticied that when I try to install a plugin it just goes under special effects menu in AlamDV not movies and tv or space. When I installed them last time they worked perfectly fine. Now, they won't work and are giving me problems.
Posted: Sat, 17th Jul 2004, 5:38pm

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BackOfTheHearse

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Well, first of all, uninstall AlamDV2 and reinstall (but also make sure you have the latest release from this site). And when I ever unzip plugins, I always let winzip create a folder automatically in C:\Unzipped and then manually move it into the correct plugins folder in AlamDV. Be sure when you place it in the AlamDV2 Directory, that you are placing it in the right area as well. It sound like it was trying to place the items INSIDE another plugin's folder instead of in a plugin category folder. So instead of putting some plugin in "Gore & Horror", the new plugin was placed into "Max_Gore_01" which has similarly-named picture files so that AlamDV will recognize it as a plugin.
Posted: Sat, 17th Jul 2004, 6:52pm

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Dohn218

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I unzip it into a category but now they just dont work. One .zip I downloaded has more than one image001.tif, it has more than one type file with the same file name and when you extract it it asks you if you want to overwrite them because they have the same file name. I am unzipping it into a seperate folder so I can manually move it over after but the multiple file names with the same name is causing problems.
Posted: Sat, 17th Jul 2004, 7:08pm

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Dohn218

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I downloaded winrar and unzipped it using that and it seems that I fixed this problem so something was wrong with winzip
Posted: Sat, 17th Jul 2004, 9:41pm

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BackOfTheHearse

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What version of Winzip was it? Sometimes certain versions of winzip tend to corrupt files on you.