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Re: Mach3 Windows 10 update -- don't do it
« Reply #10 on: May 08, 2018, 05:18:01 PM »
does anyone know of a work around or patch by chance?

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Re: Mach3 Windows 10 update -- don't do it
« Reply #11 on: May 08, 2018, 09:24:28 PM »
Yeah, don't let your Windows 10 update.
It looks like this is the end of the line for Mach3 on Windows 10 x64. Time to move to more modern software, if you need to run the latest version of Windows.
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Re: Mach3 Windows 10 update -- don't do it
« Reply #12 on: May 09, 2018, 09:34:27 AM »
Is it possible that you can "unblock" the DLL files one by one?   
Re: Mach3 Windows 10 update -- don't do it
« Reply #13 on: May 09, 2018, 11:53:52 AM »
I just allowed my house machine (not a CNC machine controller) to update Windows 10 to version 1803, and in fact Mach 3 no longer opens.  I did the basic compatibility testing and was unbale to get more than the basic Mach 3 splash screen, and then nothing.  Even XP compatibility mode did the same.  Nothing.

CamBam 1.0 still works long with all the plugins, so it may not be strictly a DLL file issue as all the plugins in CamBam are DLL files. 

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Re: Mach3 Windows 10 update -- don't do it
« Reply #14 on: May 09, 2018, 01:04:40 PM »
It apparently still works on 32 bit versions of Windows 10.
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Re: Mach3 Windows 10 update -- don't do it
« Reply #15 on: May 16, 2018, 12:22:05 PM »
I updated my original post, but I wanted to reiterate here as well:

There is a new build of Mach3 3.043.062 on our website (machsupport.com) which includes a patch that fixes this issue. Install this version over your previous version, restart, and you should be back in business. As always, I recommend backing up your important Mach3 files: profile(s), license, and any custom macros or screens you may have. It's always better to err on the side of caution.

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Re: Mach3 Windows 10 update -- don't do it
« Reply #16 on: May 16, 2018, 10:18:10 PM »
I thought Mach3 3.043.066 was the latest version??
Re: Mach3 Windows 10 update -- don't do it
« Reply #17 on: May 17, 2018, 12:39:09 AM »
Hi,
yes 066 was the latest but 062 was considered less buggy and has been recommended.
Looks like its had a wee tweak to accommodate the latest MS updates and so I believe is the 
first bit of work done on Mach3 for five years.

Craig
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Re: Mach3 Windows 10 update -- don't do it
« Reply #18 on: May 17, 2018, 01:34:23 AM »
Hi Bryanna,

It may be helpful if you could post a link to the new build version 3.043.062.

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Re: Mach3 Windows 10 update -- don't do it
« Reply #19 on: May 17, 2018, 06:33:59 AM »
It's the one labeled 3.043 on the Mach3 downloads page. It's the only one available, I think. I've been told it includes 3.043.062, and a patch file.
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