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Where are my recipes? lol
« on: September 15, 2009, 12:41:21 PM »
Hi all...I have had the Beersmith trial program for the trial period and while im still showing that ive used 20 of 21 days, i cannot access the the ingredients window...Well I cannot see it and cannot change anything, but I can put in another ingredient and calculations will change but i cannot see any of my ingredients...Ingredient window is not showing anything...I have been plugging all of my recipes in for about a week and was planning on purchasing this program tomorow...Any ideas what happened and any fixes? I love the program but im freaking out...Thanks

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Re: Where are my recipes? lol
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2009, 06:09:51 PM »

  In most cases this is caused by a corrupt "newopts14.opts" file.

  By default BeerSmith is in the "C:\Program Files\BeerSmith" directory.

  However under Vista you may also have a "Compatibility files" directory that shows up on the toolbar when you go to the BeerSmith directory.  This is where your data and the opts file likely lives.  The full path to the compatibility diectory is:  C:\Users\{USERNAME}\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\BeerSmith

  where USERNAME is your login name for Vista.

  If you delete the newopts14.opts directory there you should be in business. 

Let me know if you have continued problems!  So far we've had no one lose any data and I've been able to get everyone back up and running quickly.


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