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#21 Lee200

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Posted Dec 25 2011 - 11:14 PM

If you haven't noticed, the new v2.1.0 also supports the 1967 F2 mod.

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Posted Dec 26 2011 - 07:04 AM

He he, I spotted that straight away in post #1! I've already been using it to investigate the F2 setups and arrive at a baseline for my driving style, and it works a treat. Thanks Lee!  :thumbup:  :clap2:  :wave:

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Posted Dec 27 2011 - 09:28 AM

Update to v2.1.1 in Post #1 to correct an error while loading the 1967 Sports Car Mod setups.

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Posted Jan 07 2012 - 10:31 PM

This is great, as a total noob to GPL it's reassuring to see utils still being updated.  :thumbup:

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Posted Jan 10 2012 - 03:56 AM

Thank you Lee - great stuff and well used.

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Posted Jan 10 2012 - 04:51 AM

Thanks Lee for your continued work on this great tool  :thumbup:

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Posted Jan 10 2012 - 11:12 PM

View PostLarko29, on Jan 10 2012 - 04:51 AM, said:

Thanks Lee for your continued work on this great tool  :thumbup:

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Posted Jul 02 2012 - 02:06 PM

Thanks, Lee!  Works a treat!  :)

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Posted Aug 15 2012 - 11:44 AM

Does this work with Win 7 64-bit?

It does seem to work with original '67 GPL, although the drop-down boxes are slightly skewed in the vertical.  Actually, that would be the 'side-scrolling boxes' are slightly skewed in the vertical.

I get an error when trying to add my 2nd install.  I point it to the GPLGT install folder and the gplcGT.exe file, but get:
"Your saved GPL Setup Manager Program Settings.ini file is probably corrupted. Please delete the file and restart GPL Setup Manager."
I delete that file, start again, with the same results.

Any thoughts??

Edited by gliebzeit, Aug 15 2012 - 11:47 AM.


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Posted Aug 15 2012 - 01:15 PM

View Postgliebzeit, on Aug 15 2012 - 11:44 AM, said:


I get an error when trying to add my 2nd install.  I point it to the GPLGT install folder and the gplcGT.exe file, but get:
"Your saved GPL Setup Manager Program Settings.ini file is probably corrupted. Please delete the file and restart GPL Setup Manager."
I delete that file, start again, with the same results.

Any thoughts??

I'm pretty sure that you need to point it at GPL.EXE and not any of the mod EXEs

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Posted Aug 16 2012 - 09:06 AM

How do I "Add Install" as per the help instructions?  This is my first time using GPL Setup Manager... it seems to be working with original GPL... although the picture at the top does not change when changing chassis.  If I point it at (a copy of) the original gpl.exe in the mods folders it still reports the same original GPL chassis.

Edited by gliebzeit, Aug 16 2012 - 09:56 AM.


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Posted Aug 16 2012 - 09:27 AM

View Postgliebzeit, on Aug 16 2012 - 09:06 AM, said:

This is my first time using GPL Setup Manager... it seems to be working with original GPL... although the picture at the top does not change when changing chassis.  

I have Windows 7 64 bit too and it works fine.  My installation points at only one GPL install.  Why do you have more than one installtion of GPL?

The car picture does not change for the 65 or 67 cars, but it does for the 66, 69, 69x, GT and 67F2 cars

Edited by Bob Simpson, Aug 16 2012 - 09:28 AM.


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Posted Aug 16 2012 - 09:48 AM

View PostBob Simpson, on Aug 16 2012 - 09:27 AM, said:


I have Windows 7 64 bit too and it works fine.  My installation points at only one GPL install.  Why do you have more than one installtion of GPL?

The car picture does not change for the 65 or 67 cars, but it does for the 66, 69, 69x, GT and 67F2 cars

Bob,  I use a separate install for each mod because it just helps me to keep each one organized better.  I've done it that way ever since hard drives became 'commodity items'.  I only use GEM+ to install new Mods - then start each from their .exe files.  Old school, I know!  The only down side that I encounter is the multiple track iterations across mods.... trying to keep them all up-to-date with add-on updates, AI, etc.  But, I've managed pretty well so far.

The latest version of Setup Manager states that it will work across multiple installs (if I read the help file correctly).  There's even a function for that under 'Tools'.  Its just not working for me.

I wonder why the car picture does not change for the '67 and '65 chassis??

Bob, thanks for your interest and trying to solve this for me.  :thumbup:

Edited by gliebzeit, Aug 16 2012 - 09:51 AM.


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Posted Aug 26 2012 - 02:52 PM

.....help.   :confused:

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Posted Aug 26 2012 - 06:02 PM

Hi Greg, long time no see.  Good to see you are back.   :)

Sorry I didn't see your earlier post about getting multiple installations to work with Setup Manager.  The program should allow up to 20 installation if memory serves (I didn't think anyone would ever get to that number).

Per the instructions, you should be able to add a new installation by selecting the File/Tools/Add Installation menu and selecting the gpl.exe file within that installation.  It works fine for me using XP, but I'm only have four different installations at present.

How many installations do you have?

As far as the car pics, GEM+ and Setup Manager will display a .jpg file named "GEMpic.jpg" if there is one in each car's directory.  So it sounds like some or more of your installations don't have these files.

Edited by Lee200, Aug 26 2012 - 06:10 PM.


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Posted Aug 26 2012 - 09:15 PM

Hi Lee.  I got Setup Manager working with all my installs.  I didn't realize that you need to have a copy of the modded exe file named gpl.exe in each installation folder.  For example, in the GPLGT folder the modded exe is gplcGT.exe.  There must be a re-named copy of that file also in that folder with the name gpl.exe for your program to recognize that installation.  Once, I figured that out from yours and Bob's replies to my posts here... it all came together.

I was initially unable to add a second installation after setting the original GPL installation folder.  But, this all works now, with GPL, GPL65, GPLF2, GPLGT and GPL69 as separate installs. Now, to begin understanding how to use the program!  ;)

Oh, about the car pictures.  That was just my response to Bob's statement that "The car picture does not change for the 65 or 67 cars, but it does for the 66, 69, 69x, GT and 67F2 cars".  Well, I just pulled the picture files that GEM+ installs into the /GPLSecrets/GEM+/Pictures folder for each mod and placed them into the appropriate car folders in each install.  No prob.

Thank you for your assistance and for the nifty program to help setup cars both precisely and with a visual aid.  Great work!

Edited by gliebzeit, Aug 26 2012 - 09:19 PM.


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Posted Aug 27 2012 - 04:52 AM

Good to hear you got it straightened out.

Yes, each installation directory must have a gpl.exe file for Setup Manager to recognize it.  That's just a simple check I throw in to make sure the installation path is pointed to a true GPL installation.

And yes, GEM+ seems to get confused about the GEMpics if there are some in the GPLSecrets directory.  So I just delete most of what's in there and rely on the pics in the individual car and track directories.

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Posted Feb 04 2014 - 01:32 PM

Thanks a lot for your work and GPLSM! Just found out about the support of F2/69X, nice! :) But still have probs with "edit" in GEM+, might have to reinstall under GPL Secrets. ;)

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Posted Dec 17 2016 - 08:25 PM

Is Setup Manager going to be updated for the 1966 CanAm cars ?

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Posted Dec 18 2016 - 01:02 PM

Post 1 has been updated with the latest version. :rolleyes:




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