Solved

WinZip~Win.Ini

Posted on 1998-03-08
17
384 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-29
How do I turn off the message?
 When ever I use my WinZip, a window pops up and says;

This pre released beta version of winzip is quite old, ect.
You can turn off this message by adding the line
63_beta1=0
to the [winzip] section of your winzip32.ini file

In the system configuration editor / win.ini
it shows this;
[winzip]
win32_version=6.1-6.2

I've added "63_beta1=0" below that line, on top of it, and at the end,
and it still pops up.
What am I doing wrong?
0
Comment
Question by:wanda101797
  • 8
  • 8
17 Comments
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
smeebud earned 50 total points
ID: 1708233
wanda, you need to remark out the old statement like this, with a [;] in front;
;win32_version=6.1-6.2
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:wanda101797
ID: 1708234
Bud,
Can you be more specific.
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:smeebud
ID: 1708235
Copy and paste the [winzip] section from your win.ini.
Then I can be very specific.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:wanda101797
ID: 1708236
This is it, should there be more?

[winzip]
win32_version=6.1-6.2
0
 
LVL 25

Expert Comment

by:dew_associates
ID: 1708237
Hi Wanda!

As Bud noted, change the entry from this:

winzip]
win32_version=6.1-6.2

to this:

winzip]
;win32_version=6.1-6.2

Dennis
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:smeebud
ID: 1708238
winda
I had this in mind,
[winzip]
63_beta1=0
;win32_version=6.1-6.2

Tell me how that works.

Thanks Dennis.

0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:wanda101797
ID: 1708239
Bud,
After I do that,
do I go to "file" and "save" it?
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:smeebud
ID: 1708240
Yes, if you try to exit without saving it will prompt you too anyway.
0
Promote certifications in your email signature

Has your company recently won an award or achieved a certification? They'll no doubt want to show it off. Email signature images used to promote certifications & awards can instantly establish credibility with a recipient and provide you with numerous benefits.

 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:wanda101797
ID: 1708241
I did it, then I started it up and it went to the "set up", like I just installed it.
Then the message still poped up.
It created a new line:
[WinZip]
63_beta1=0
;win32_version=6.1-6.2
win32_version=6.1-6.2

0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:smeebud
ID: 1708242
Well wanda, we both missed it. Your error message said,
"You can turn off this message by adding the line
63_beta1=0
to the [winzip] section of your winzip32.ini file".

It's your winzip32.ini file that we should be altering not win.ini.
It looks like it should read

[WinZip]
win32_version=6.1-6.2
63_beta1=0



0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:wanda101797
ID: 1708243
Where do I find the " winzip32.ini "?
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:smeebud
ID: 1708244
Click your start button, go to find, and type
winzip32.ini
It will show you right where it is.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:wanda101797
ID: 1708245
OK, here it is,
[WinZip]
font=F6FFFFFF0000000000000000000000009001000000000000000000004D532053616E7320536572696600000000000000000000000000000000000000F2
Setup=0
Opts=01000000000000000F000100010000000000000000000000000000000000010000000100000000000000010000000000000000000000010000000000000000001400010000000100010001006301000000010000000000000000000000000000000100000000000000000000000000000000000100000001000000010000000100000001000000000000002203000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000100000001000000010000000100000000000000010000000100000001000000C5
AlwaysOnTop=0
ReuseWindows=1
ExtractSkipOlder=0
CheckOutIconOnly=1
Wizard=1
Display=640,480
NoBetaMessage=1
ViewerFont=0C00000008000000000000000000000000000000000000FF000202015465726D696E616C0035A6000000A6005C810000C700403A000000000629F7BFD8
FilterIndex=1
Main=0,112,59,415,363
View=0,0,95,640,263

0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:smeebud
ID: 1708246
Ok,
Now right under
[winzip] add
63_beta1=0

You may have to remark the statement in your win.ini. like this
[winzip]
;win32_version=6.1-6.2

Or experiment with variations of your win.ini, i.e;
[winzip]
63_beta1=0

0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:wanda101797
ID: 1708247
That did it,
Thanks!
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:smeebud
ID: 1708248
wanda, It's been a pleasure.
Do come back.
Did you ever go to that 95 tutorial site I told you about;
http://www.eiu.edu/~mediasrv/win95_tut/win95_pt1.htm

Or was it too basic for you?

Regards,
Bud
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:wanda101797
ID: 1708249
Bud,
I dont remember you telling me about a tutorial site,
but I have it copied now I will check it out.
Thanks, again
0

Featured Post

Do email signature updates give you a headache?

Are you constantly making changes to email signatures? Are the images not formatting how you want them to? Want high-quality HTML signatures on all devices, including on mobiles and Macs? Then, let Exclaimer solve all your email signature problems today.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Unable to remove HP CP1510 deployed printer 1 44
delete-remove 14 65
Group Policies not being applied 12 31
DHCP Server 14 66
This is an article about Leadership and accepting and adapting to new challenges. It focuses mostly on upgrading to Windows 10.
NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
This Micro Tutorial will give you a basic overview of Windows DVD Burner through its features and interface. This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating system.
This Micro Tutorial hows how you can integrate  Mac OSX to a Windows Active Directory Domain. Apple has made it easy to allow users to bind their macs to a windows domain with relative ease. The following video show how to bind OSX Mavericks to …

895 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

13 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now