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Reply #63 - 08/04/19 at 00:22:04
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Guys how about any fix for chessbaselight im encountering invalid param null null  any update available?  Cry Cry
  
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Reply #62 - 08/01/19 at 23:07:18
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I have same problem like on that cb10 with chessbaselight,  Im getting invalid param null null... The c10 sp6 fix CB10 wandering how to get the same patch for chessbselight kindly advise guys?
  
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Reply #61 - 11/10/15 at 12:14:50
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GMTonyKosten wrote on 11/10/15 at 12:13:20:
I finally decided to try the upgrade again as it had now reached 13.13


Incidentally, how can you see what is new or improved in each version? Is there a readme text somewhere like with other programs? Undecided

Edit: Ignore this, I've just found it: changelog.txt in the \ChessBase\CBase13 folder. It looks like a lot of the changes are for compatibility with Windows 10.
It says: Quote:
CB 13.13
     - On high resolutions the quickboard was displayed after each program start.

which must be my problem ... except that it is still there! Maybe they just fixed it for Win 10 (I tried this and then reverted back to Win 7, which is still superior in many ways)
  
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Reply #60 - 11/10/15 at 12:13:20
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GMTonyKosten wrote on 10/15/15 at 20:21:33:
no more annoying little boards again!


I finally decided to try the upgrade again as it had now reached 13.13 (instead of my 13.10) ... and back came those annoying 'quick boards' everywhere! Angry
If I close them they come back again. Am I the only one suffering this?
Oh well, back to 13.10 again! Roll Eyes
  
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Reply #59 - 11/05/15 at 10:25:48
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Does anyone know how to control (or stop) those annoying pop-ups telling me there is a program update that appear every time I start CB13?
I don't want to update while there is still that problem of 'returning' quick boards. Of course, if this has been fixed I would upgrade, but it doesn't say what version it wants me to upgrade to.
  
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Reply #58 - 10/17/15 at 19:39:23
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Cheers

all those work , an a simple answer from chess friends   
Thanks Wink

**unlike the CB help hassle which wasn't solved**  Shocked
  
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Reply #57 - 10/17/15 at 15:20:20
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In ChessBase 12, you can do it like this:

In the "Home" tab, go to "Edit Game Data" in the ribbon.  That will pull up a box with the game data.  In that box, just to the right of the space to put in the tournament name, is a little grey box labeled "Details."  (You can see it on the picture that Brabo provided.)  Anyway, click on "Details" and it opens up a new box for editing the tournament details.  Choose "Place" from the menu at the left and then input the site information (nation, city, etc.). 

As Papageno notes, when you copy the game as a PGN, that information will automatically get put into the headers.
  
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Re: Annoying Problem with Chessbase
Reply #56 - 10/17/15 at 12:06:55
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foreknights,
problably, you can go and save your game in a cbh file first. As brabo points out, there is a modal dialog next to "tournament" where you can enter details like city/place/site (don't know how it is labeled). If you later drag-and drop your game from a cbh-database to a pgn-database, ChessBase correctly moves the information to the "Site" tag of a PGN structure.

This works for me in CB13 but I would guess CB12 does it similarly. Sure, this is a bit clumsy. Anyway, ChessBase seems to me not to be too much interested in fully supporting pgn as a database structure.
  
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Re: Annoying Problem with Chessbase
Reply #55 - 10/17/15 at 09:18:39
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I use Fritz14 interface but CB12 is probably the same.

If you have a chessbase format of file then you can just click on the tournament details as I show in the picture below. Click on the picture to enlarge it.


For a pgn I assume you better open the file with e.g. notepad and write the site info directly in the text as the box "details" seems not to work with this format and the interface. An alternative is to convert you pgn file to a chessbase format, fill in the site info and reconvert it to pgn.

Personally I never fill in the site info but I guess some people prefer to have this info.
  
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Reply #54 - 10/17/15 at 07:35:46
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[Event "Open"]
[Site "?"] <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
[Date "2015.10.01"]
[Round "?"]
[White "name"]
[Black "name"]
[Result "*"]
[ECO "A00"]
[WhiteElo ""]
[PlyCount "1"]
[EventType "corr"]

I have tried to get an answer from ChessBase but I'm not getting much joy in getting the correct answer.

I have CB12, Could someone tell me how to input info *In the Site section of the header* [Site "?"] how to input info were the question mark is,It is not clear how this is done.
  
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Re: Annoying Problem with Chessbase
Reply #53 - 10/15/15 at 20:21:33
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Great, that's perfect ... no more annoying little boards again! Grin
Thanks proustiskeen! Smiley
  
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Reply #52 - 10/15/15 at 15:36:57
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Reply #51 - 10/15/15 at 10:57:10
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proustiskeen wrote on 10/15/15 at 01:14:34:
This assumes that you're using a 64bit version of Chessbase.


Thanks, but I'm using a 32 bit version, where can I find that?
  
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Re: Annoying Problem with Chessbase
Reply #50 - 10/15/15 at 01:14:34
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1. Download this file for SP10:
http://download.chessbase.com/updates/C13/CB13_x64_10.txt

2. Rename the file from .txt to .exe

3. Install the SP and you're good to go.

This assumes that you're using a 64bit version of Chessbase.
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Re: Annoying Problem with Chessbase
Reply #49 - 10/15/15 at 00:54:27
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I just allowed CB 13 to upgrade to the latest version (11, I think) and since then I keep getting those annoying little boards on every games base, plus in the main window. I close them and everything works OK until I next open ChessBase and then the boards come back again.
As there doesn't seem to be any advantage to having this particular version (it was working great before, and the little boards never bothered me ... I never saw them) does anyone know how I can go back to the previous version?
  
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Reply #48 - 05/14/15 at 01:17:19
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GMTonyKosten wrote on 01/16/15 at 10:32:38:
RdC wrote on 01/16/15 at 09:15:50:
ChessBase 10 is starting to shut down some of its functions, access to the online database being cited.


John Emms told me this was happening with CB11 as well.


FYI, I just deinstalled and reinstalled CB10, and so far it is working without the annoying "The serial number is not valid" warning and shutdown.  I used Revo Uninstaller, which can do a thorough scan of the registry and files to allow a more thorough uninstall, so the uninstall was more complicated (as I did not want to uninstall anything connected with CB11, which I also have installed).  Therefore, I can't report whether a "normal" uninstall of CB10, followed by a reinstall, would have produced the same result.

(In hindsight, a better way would have been to do a "normal" uninstall followed by a reinstall and testing.  If that scenario did not produce the desired effect [i.e., if CB10 detected a previous install during the reinstall, resulting in the serial number warning with shutdown problem], then I should have tried a 'thorough' uninstall with Revo, and a second reinstall, and testing.)

I reapplied SP6 ('December 19 2011') after the reinstall, and noticed that, unlike with the original install, the first window always opens with the tiny menu icons, though the option for 'Large Buttons' is checked.  This bug must have been introduced with one of the service packs, and was never corrected.  If anyone knows of a 'fix' to this minor annoyance, I'd appreciate your posting it here (other than unchecking 'Large Buttons' and re-checking it, with every starup!).

Finally, one tip for speedier startup of CB11:  In the Options menu, on one of the tabs dealing with Tablebases, there is an option to load them at startup.  As I don't normally use them immediately upon startup (and assume they will be loaded when needed), I unchecked that option.  I seem to detect a slightly faster startup time with CB11, though compared to CB10, it is still much slower to start.

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Re: Annoying Problem with Chessbase
Reply #47 - 01/28/15 at 23:22:33
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RdC wrote on 01/16/15 at 09:15:50:
access to the online database being cited.


I've been using the online database quite a lot recently, and it's pretty impressive, and very quick, but I noticed something odd. In the following English/Réti position:

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it proposes 6 d4 as the second most popular move!
I suppose it sees the position after 6 d4 has indeed occurred 355 times, but not with this move order, however, as here 6...cxd3 is possible due to the en passant rule! Roll Eyes
  
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Reply #46 - 01/16/15 at 14:38:11
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Yes, I have received word from a few friends who haven't upgraded that this is indeed the case.

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Reply #45 - 01/16/15 at 10:32:38
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RdC wrote on 01/16/15 at 09:15:50:
ChessBase 10 is starting to shut down some of its functions, access to the online database being cited.


John Emms told me this was happening with CB11 as well.
  
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Reply #44 - 01/16/15 at 09:15:50
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Users on another forum are also reporting that ChessBase 10 is starting to shut down some of its functions, access to the online database being cited.

http://www.ecforum.org.uk/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=7116

It's as if ChessBase want to time limit your use of the program. That isn't something they put in their marketing literature. I can well understand that they have a commercial problem, since once they have written a program with all the functions users might desire, why upgrade for additional unwanted features?
  
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Reply #43 - 01/09/15 at 06:52:32
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I noted today that (un-activated) Chessbase 10 is 'timing out' after about 90 seconds, with the message "The serial number is not valid".  After clicking "OK" to close the info window, the entire program shuts down after about a minute.  This does not occur if the program has been activated.

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Reply #42 - 01/09/15 at 05:21:54
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aboutblank wrote on 09/10/14 at 07:09:27:
See my Reply #36 below, the link is there.


I'm not sure if I made an error when I initially posted the above, or if a message was deleted (throwing off the numbering), but now I see that the link I was referring to is in my Reply #35.

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Reply #41 - 09/10/14 at 07:09:27
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....  I don't remember where I downloaded the file, but there was a download link from one of Chessbase's forums, I believe.  The executable is named 'c10_sp6.exe'.  I'm sure that you can find a good link with Google. 


See my Reply #36 below, the link is there.  I also added the link to a Wikipedia entry for "ChessBase" recently, as it seems difficult to find. 

FYI, I discovered a bug Sad with ChessBase 10 that seems pretty consistent:  if one saves a window layout to a .cblay file, then tries to reset the window arrangement using it, CB10 crashes, necessitating a restart of CB10.  I experimented a bit, and found that if I reinstalled SP5 (dated July of 2010), the window layout save/restore works just fine.  Upon reinstalling SP6 (which appears to me to be the very last one ChessBase released for CB10, in December 2011), the program crashes when restoring a layout from a .cblay file.  This occurred on two machines, a Windows 7 Home Premium (32 bit) PC and a Windows Ultimate (32 bit) PC.

Has anyone else encountered this problem with CB10 (ChessBase 10) ?? 

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Reply #40 - 02/24/14 at 14:31:04
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Papageno, the lost Move Up/Move Down buttons drove me insane.  You're right that it was probably something with a Windows Update and not Chessbase related directly, though I'm using Windows 8 on my laptop.

As I said, the fix I found online (I didn't bother contacting Chessbase) was downloading and running Chessbase 10 Service Pack 6. 

I remember some years ago that I didn't like some of the changes from one of the updates, so I had been running my original version from the DVD for years (I disabled updates).    I actually like original release version better than this Service Pack 6 version, but at least with the service pack installed everything is functional again. 

Also, for some reason when I was troubleshooting this bug, auto-updating didn't fix the missing buttons, but doing a clean install and immediately running Service Pack 6 did fix everything.  I don't remember where I downloaded the file, but there was a download link from one of Chessbase's forums, I believe.  The executable is named 'c10_sp6.exe'.  I'm sure that you can find a good link with Google.
  
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Reply #39 - 02/24/14 at 11:42:01
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The same is true for me, the move up and move down are no longer there. This is the fact for both the old CB 10 (patched to version Dec19, 2011) and a fresh installed CB Reader 2013 (version Jan 22, 2014). OS is Windows 7 32bit.

I haven't touched the installation of CB 10 for over a year. However, my Windows 7 is regularly updated with the important monthly patches.

This makes me wonder, whether there might be an issue or incompatibility with a patched Microsoft library, as ChessBase always used to code their products in Microsoft C++. -- Clearly this is something where only ChessBase support can help us.
  
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Reply #38 - 02/17/14 at 13:12:13
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Well, beginning a couple of days ago, I'm having a seriously annoying issue with Chessbase 10.  It worked fine for years, and now suddenly it won't let me move variations up/down in a tree.  The Move Up and Move Down buttons have just disappeared from the variations window.  I uninstalled and reinstalled, and they're still missing.  I have no idea why...anyone else have this problem?  Is there another way to move variations around??

Edit: I was also having a problem where if I added a text comment after a move, it would duplicate that comment and stick it after other moves as well!  Extremely annoying.  Anyhow I reinstalled everything again, but this time downloaded Service Pack 6 (I don't know what my last working version was), and it seems to be working again now. 


Except, and this is very minor, but now when I load Deep Rybka 4 (my preferred engine), in addition to the regular lines of analysis in the engine window, I see the current line that Rybka's working on (I guess?) down below the others I have displayed.  This takes up about two full vertical inches on my laptop screen, which is bothersome when the Notation pane is already pretty small if you want to have a decent sized board.  Is there any way to get rid of this "current line" display?  It doesn't do me any good, and the font's larger than the other lines--annoying.  I notice that when I fire up the latest version of Critter it doesn't have this problem.
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Reply #37 - 01/21/14 at 12:57:13
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GMTonyKosten wrote on 01/21/14 at 12:21:36:
I find that doing a position search with 'Include lines in search' ticked is very useful, but I have two caveats: first, I think this should be ticked all the time (or at least there should be an option to keep this ticked), and second, when I click through the search results the games where the position is in the main moves go straight to that move, but the games where the move (or position) occurs in the notes doesn't. Why is this?

Yeah, that second thing has been a bug since as long as I can remember and has never been fixed. It's very annoying.
  
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Reply #36 - 01/21/14 at 12:21:36
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I find that doing a position search with 'Include lines in search' ticked is very useful, but I have two caveats: first, I think this should be ticked all the time (or at least there should be an option to keep this ticked), and second, when I click through the search results the games where the position is in the main moves go straight to that move, but the games where the move (or position) occurs in the notes doesn't. Why is this?
  
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Reply #35 - 10/01/13 at 11:09:01
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October 1, 2013 (continued):

(OK, here's my post the way I originally intended it to look, with the active link to CB10 SP6 Update of December 19, 2011:)

October 1, 2013: 

Well, with a little luck, I managed to answer my own questions:

1) I don't know if anyone else has encountered my issues with ChessBase 10, but I am fairly certain that the issues are with the SP5 version (CB10 SP5 'July 22, 2010').

2) SP6 did correct the issue! (CB10 SP6 'December 19 2011')

3) I lucked out, and found an active link to SP6 on the web!  Here it is:

http://www.fritzload.com/updates/c10_sp6.exe

With SP6 applied, CB10 now works the same as CB11 with regard to adding games to the designated Repertoire database.  It is also able to correctly scan other databases for games that are in the Repertoire database.  (However, note this: if you add a game 'manually' to the Repertoire database, i.e., by copy/pasting a game into the database [as opposed to right clicking the board and selecting 'Add to Repertoire...'], it is essential to have at least one 'Critical Opening Position' marked in the game score, otherwise the Repertoire scan will not find any matches to that game.  Likewise, if you right-click the board and select 'Add to Repertoire...', don't leave your cursor on the first move (!), but put it on the move you want to designate as a 'Critical Opening Position'.  Otherwise, the game gets added to the Repertoire database, but no move is designated as 'Critical', and subsequent repertoire scans of other databases won't detect that game.)

  

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Reply #34 - 10/01/13 at 11:04:35
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October 1, 2013 (continued):

(See following message for the active link.)

With SP6 applied, CB10 now works the same as CB11 with regard to adding games to the designated Repertoire database.  It is also able to correctly scan other databases for games that are in the Repertoire database.  (However, note this: if you add a game 'manually' to the Repertoire database, i.e., by copy/pasting a game into the database [as opposed to right clicking the board and selecting 'Add to Repertoire...'], it is essential to have at least one 'Critical Opening Position' marked in the game score, otherwise the Repertoire scan will not find any matches to that game.  Likewise, if you right-click the board and select 'Add to Repertoire...', don't leave your cursor on the first move (!), but put it on the move you want to designate as a 'Critical Opening Position'.  Otherwise, the game gets added to the Repertoire database, but no move is designated as 'Critical', and subsequent repertoire scans of other databases won't detect that game.)

  

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Reply #33 - 10/01/13 at 11:00:54
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October 1, 2013 (continued):

3) I lucked out, and found an active link to SP6 on the web!  Here it is:

(Please see below; I can't post the active link until I am writing my sixth message  Embarrassed  )
  

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Reply #32 - 10/01/13 at 10:58:13
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October 1, 2013 (continued):

2) SP6 did correct the issue! (CB10 SP6 'December 19 2011')
  

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Reply #31 - 10/01/13 at 10:56:42
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October 1, 2013: 

Well, with a little luck, I managed to answer my own questions:

1) I don't know if anyone else has encountered my issues with ChessBase 10, but I am fairly certain that the issues are with the SP5 version (CB10 SP5 'July 22, 2010').

  

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Reply #30 - 10/01/13 at 01:37:07
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September 30, 2013:

I realize that this topic is nearly a year old, but here goes anyway:

I'm currently using ChessBase 10 ('CB10') as well as ChessBase 11 ('CB11'), though I prefer CB10 over CB11 due to it's interface (I'm not a fan of the 'ribbon' interface in CB11) and CB10's speedier loading.  (I estimate that CB10 loads about twice as fast as CB11, on startup.)

However, I have encountered a problem with CB10:  If I wish to add a game to my designated Repertoire Database by right clicking on the currently displayed game board and selecting 'Add to Repertoire...', I get a flashing small window that immediately disappears, and is replaced by a 'CBase10' warning dialog which states: 

"An unsupported operation was attempted".

Clicking on 'OK' immediately dismisses the window, and it is replaced by an identical warning dialog that must also be dismissed by clicking 'OK'.  No changes are made to any database - the game is not added to the Repertoire. 

Moreover, if I open a database, and attempt to scan it with the 'Filter' function with the 'In Repertoire' box checked on the Game Data tab, no game is ever found, despite the fact that several test games have already been added to the database I am scanning.  It is as if the Repertoire database does not exist, and CB10 will actually create a new one if no database has been designated as 'Repertoire' in its properties.   (Both these functions, adding a game to the Repertoire Database and scanning a database for games in the Repertoire Database, work 'as advertised' with CB11.)  These flaws are very consistent, and occur regardless of whether CB10 is activated or not activated, and regardless of the location of the databases involved.  (I tried creating various databases, test and Repertoire, in the 'ChessBase', 'Bases',  'Repertoire', and 'Work' folders, no luck).

My versions in use are as follows:
CB10 SP5 'July 22, 2010'
CB11 11.31 'Aug 29, 2013'  (I thought this was SP29, but apparently is SP31?!)

When checked on-line, CB10 reports that it is up-to-date, though I noted that someone in this thread (I believe it was Tony Kosten) stated:

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My version of CB10 is SP6 (I think) dated 'December 19 2011'


I've been able to locate SP5 for CB10 on line, but not SP6.  I am wondering whether 1) anyone else has encountered this issue with CB10; 2) if 'SP6' corrected it; and if so, 3) could someone provide a link to the SP6 update?

I'd appreciate any help I can get.  Thanks in advance!


  

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When I have had this problem it is only because I am trying to launch it by double clicking on it in the finder.  This causes a windows permission problem for some programs.  When I launch it out of the windows explorer most things install just fine.

Straggler wrote on 08/30/12 at 07:34:44:
I have just found that CB9 won't install into a virtual Windows machine running on a new Mac under Parallels 7. It just says "cannot run setup.exe", which is less than helpful. The support form on their website suggests that they don't support v.9 any more, since it doesn't appear in the list of versions from which you have to choose. I know it's getting a bit old, but I am successfully running many Windows programs that are much older. Having spent a small fortune on CB products over the last 25 years, constantly hoping that the next version would be less buggy than the last, I think I've had enough.

  
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Not sure though, because some new problems can arise..  Roll Eyes

I would be surprised if they didn't! Roll Eyes
  
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Another annoying thing I have forgot to mention here is the following:

I normally use the scroll wheel on my mouse to go through games. However, this stops working whenever the search window for the online database is opened. The problem is that this one opens if you hit enter with a game window open, i.e. it happens easily.

I just realized that I might fix this by changing the shortcut for what Enter does, but it is still annoying that this problem exists in the first place.
  
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Hi, Tony!
An announcement from Chessbase about their brand new Chessbase 12 product due to be released in the 1st of December this year: http://www.debestezet.nl/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=2258
I've found it by accident on this .nl page, but it's in English.
As long as I can see there would be some improvements in this version, so I expect the problems you mentioned here would vanish in the air..  Wink
Not sure though, because some new problems can arise..  Roll Eyes
  
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In my opinion the single most annoying problem with ChessBase is the 'F9' key ('Maximize all'). For example:
You have several databases and games open and you are clicking through the games in one database with the 'F10' key, and then you just touch the 'F9' key by mistake ... suddenly all the CB windows maximize!
How do you get them all to go back to their original size? Maybe there is a clever way to do this, but I just have to go through each window clicking on the 'Restore Down' button. Angry
  
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Igor, I tried your suggestions 1 and 3 without success. I don't understand no. 2, since Run as Administrator is not one of the options that appear when I right-click on setup.exe. But thanks for trying.
  
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Straggler wrote on 08/30/12 at 07:34:44:
I have just found that CB9 won't install into a virtual Windows machine running on a new Mac under Parallels 7. It just says "cannot run setup.exe", which is less than helpful. The support form on their website suggests that they don't support v.9 any more, since it doesn't appear in the list of versions from which you have to choose. I know it's getting a bit old, but I am successfully running many Windows programs that are much older. Having spent a small fortune on CB products over the last 25 years, constantly hoping that the next version would be less buggy than the last, I think I've had enough.


You can try:
- move the setup.exe to another directory (maybe there is a problem if you launch it from a shared folder)
- open setup.exe with right-click -> Run as Administrator
- uninstall previous installations and clean windows' registry
  
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I have just found that CB9 won't install into a virtual Windows machine running on a new Mac under Parallels 7. It just says "cannot run setup.exe", which is less than helpful. The support form on their website suggests that they don't support v.9 any more, since it doesn't appear in the list of versions from which you have to choose. I know it's getting a bit old, but I am successfully running many Windows programs that are much older. Having spent a small fortune on CB products over the last 25 years, constantly hoping that the next version would be less buggy than the last, I think I've had enough.
  
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GMTonyKosten wrote on 07/21/12 at 14:41:57:
I printed out a CB file into an RTF document and then realised that all the diagrams were of the position from a move before!! Incredible! Angry

Actually it was 'only' one third to half the diagrams that were wrong, and all by one half-move.
I redid the document using CB10 and copied and pasted the correct diagrams across. Roll Eyes
  
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Wow, I just found the weirdest bug in CB11! I printed out a CB file into an RTF document and then realised that all the diagrams were of the position from a move before!! Incredible! Angry
  
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GMTonyKosten wrote on 07/17/12 at 19:54:11:
The really worst bug in CB10 still hasn't been fixed, when the game notation just disappears and you have to Alt+Tab a couple of times just to get it back.

Yes, indeed!.. This is the bug I really hate to see while working with Chessbase. It annoys me very much.  Angry
  
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Vass wrote on 07/17/12 at 16:04:49:
It seems like some bugs are happening from using more than one version of Chessbase on your computer.

It seems this particular bug has been fixed in the latest CB11 update, but not in CB10 yet. Anyway, it doesn't bother me too much, it's the conversion to PGN problems that annoy me the most, and some of the 'improvements' too, like seeing folders cluttered with PDF files all of a sudden, or the change in format for the game info.
The really worst bug in CB10 still hasn't been fixed, when the game notation just disappears and you have to Alt+Tab a couple of times just to get it back.
  
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Wow! Never used the "Traiining"button. So I can't help, but it's strange.. It seems like some bugs are happening from using more than one version of Chessbase on your computer. And somehow these versions are messing with each other. My advice is: try a clean install at first opportunity!..  Embarrassed
  
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I've just reverted back from CB10 SP6 to an old SP3 update I found on my computer - I preferred the old bugs to the new ones! Roll Eyes
  
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I've just come across a new problem, when I click on a database's properties, then on the 'Training' button it used to give me a box with the training options ... but now it says 'Attempted an unsupported operation'!! Roll Eyes
  
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proustiskeen wrote on 06/28/12 at 16:19:07:
Aren't they up to like SP14 for CB10?

It's possible, but if you go to the 'Service and Download' bit of the ChessBase site and click on CB10 it offers you 'ChessBase 10 update (SP 6)'. Maybe they just haven't changed this?!
  
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All I know is that updates for CB11 are up to SP14. Presumably CB10 is updated up to SP14, too.  Undecided
Edit: So Chessbase easily surpass Microsoft with their service packs for Windows..  Grin
  
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Aren't they up to like SP14 for CB10?

I too have noticed this problem, for what it's worth.
  
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I've just discovered a bug in the CB10 SP6 update, which also seems to occur in CB11: If you put some diagrams in a game, save it, then copy it to a PGN Database, then copy it to a word processor, instead of diagrams you will see '[#]'. It seems that it changes the diagram code from '{#}' to '[#]' ... thus rendering it totally useless!! Roll Eyes
I've also noticed some other problems when copying games from one database into a PGN database, but haven't been able to consistently reproduce them yet!
  
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GMTonyKosten wrote on 01/23/10 at 17:43:40:
The second problem is that there is no longer a warning if I overwrite a file, when archiving, for example. Huh

This seems to have been fixed. Smiley
  
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GMTonyKosten wrote on 05/23/12 at 23:44:22:
Now while this bug no longer exists for CB11, it still hasn't been fixed in CB10! Angry

Actually, I might be wrong as I haven't been able to duplicate this bug since updating my CB10.
My version of CB10 is SP6 (I think) dated 'December 19 2011', does anyone have a more recent version?
  
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When I study with Chessbase with a book or so, I usually use the "Planilla" mode, so it displays the moves in a vertical order like a tournament movesheet, so you see not the moves horizontally but vertically to move 30, then to move 60 on the second column. Maybe this can alleviate the problem?
  

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I emailed ChessBase quite a while ago (December 2011) about a bug in CB10 (and 11) concerning PGN files and the tags[WhiteTeamCountry "?"] and
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which are not reinitialised after each game, in other words if a game is from a match and has these tags then all subsequent copied games will also have the same ones.
They replied and said: "This is a clear bug. I corrected it and it will be concluded in the next CB11 update.We will also publish an update for CB". Now while this bug no longer exists for CB11, it still hasn't been fixed in CB10! Angry
The problem is that while I have both programs, I much prefer using CB10 for serious work.
  
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My notation panel still occasionally disappears on Chessbase 10 and 11. 11 runs slightly slower on my antiquated Core 2 Duo, so I generally use 10.
  
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I have an annoying issue with chessbase11 that has engine load error for a few engines. I don't know why.
  
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GMTonyKosten wrote on 01/23/10 at 17:43:40:
Firstly, the notation in a game becomes all blurred if I go down the page, and then back up again, almost unreadable. If I then click on, say, the 'Score Sheet' tab and then back to the 'Notation' tab it rights itself. Angry
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I still have this problem with CB11 Sad Buggy piece of software, but still pretty useful...
  
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I have a couple of new problems, that either started when I upgraded to the latest CB10 version, or when I ungraded to Win 7, not sure which! Roll Eyes
Firstly, the notation in a game becomes all blurred if I go down the page, and then back up again, almost unreadable. If I then click on, say, the 'Score Sheet' tab and then back to the 'Notation' tab it rights itself. Angry
The second problem is that there is no longer a warning if I overwrite a file, when archiving, for example. Huh
  
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Sometimes this happens on my computer too. With those three remedies the gui came till now always back to normal work:

1. Close erverything and restart the machine. This helps sometimes.
2. Change view to notation (or whatever it is in English) and go back after closing and restarting the program. Helps sometimes too.
3. Clear th trash from your registry with a program like ccleaner after closing the gui and then restart it.

I'm no computer expert. Closing Fritz and restarting is always part of the solution. Maybe it's the only reliable help and you have to do it several times. (this is with Fritz 11)
  

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That's unusual. There should be something under 'Options' (to go to Options right click on the space between the board and notation) that allows you to fix this, probably under the 'Notation' tab.
  

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Hi,

I have an annoying problem with all my chessbase programs (namely Playchess, Fritz 10 and Chessbase 8). All my moves clog up on 1 line, as can be seen in the attachment



Can someone help me with this? How do I make it such that the moves do not clog up? I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling but it does not seem to work.
  
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