Solved

PAGEMAKER

Posted on 1998-10-28
4
699 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-06
Cannot start pagemaker.  Displays "unable to load icon DLL for this screen".  How can i correct this?  Is there an error in installing this software?
0
Comment
Question by:marmand
4 Comments
 

Expert Comment

by:valka
ID: 1113110
Try uninstall and reinstall pagemaker.
btw, what version of pagemaker you are installing?
Does it display a splash screen or crashes before it ?
Have you seen any error messages during install ?
Do you know the name of this icon DLL ?
If yes, does it exist on your disk?
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:MorFF
ID: 1113111
Have you managed to run it successdully before or is this the first time you've run it since installing it?

MorFF
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
duologic earned 30 total points
ID: 1113112
The problem you are facing comes from the fact that the Pagemaker fonts are actually a collection of fonts in a compressed file.  When Pagemaker starts up, it decompresses these files.  At this point, you probably have too many fonts installed on your computer.  This usually happens if you have a program like CorelDraw on the computer as well.  I suggest deleting some fonts from your Windows\Fonts folder.  When you have deleted enough of them, Pagemaker will start up again.  If you don't want to delete the fonts, you could always move them into a different folder.  BEWARE do not delete your standard Windows fonts.

This works.  I have done this for someone before.

Dan
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:artlantis
ID: 1113113
I had the same problem once.
The problem caused when i took the PM file from work (NT) to work at home(w95).
I solve it after opening another PM file, and then the problem file. It worked with me.
I hope i helped you.
0

Featured Post

Better Security Awareness With Threat Intelligence

See how one of the leading financial services organizations uses Recorded Future as part of a holistic threat intelligence program to promote security awareness and proactively and efficiently identify threats.

Join & Write a Comment

Keep your audience engaged and get the most out of your next presentation with these quick Prezi tips.
Technology opened people to different means of presenting information, but PowerPoint remains to be above competition. Know why PPT still works today.
HTML5 has deprecated a few of the older ways of showing media as well as offering up a new way to create games and animations. Audio, video, and canvas are just a few of the adjustments made between XHTML and HTML5. As we learned in our last micr…
Learn how to create interesting presentations by including videos to keep your audience engaged using Prezi. Select "Insert" from the top menu in your Prezi editor: Select "YouTube Video": Paste the video URL into the prompt: "Select "Insert":…

708 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