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14 Apr 2024 12:51:26 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Failed to start render: Failed to parse INI file  
From: Rob
Date: 17 Mar 2024 06:05:00
Message: <web.65f6bf9d840c449247f01b1d796430ab@news.povray.org>
"jartim" <tim### [at] yahoocom> wrote:
> Thorsten Froehlich <tho### [at] trfde> wrote:
> > On 26.05.10 15:35, clipka wrote:
> > > Sounds familiar - I guess it is a variation of known bug FS#107
> > > (<http://bugs.povray.org/task/107>); a fix for that exists and will be
> > > included in the next beta release.
> > >
> > > Until then you'll probably have to work around by copying the files to a
> > > local directory and rendering from there.
> >
> > Actually, mapping the network share to a drive letter is sufficient.
> >
> > Interesting enough, there are lots of programs out there that cannot deal
> > with network share paths in Windows ... so at least we are not alone with
> > this (already fixed) bug.
> >
> >  Thorsten
> Thanks for the help, but I still have the problem.
> I tried changing the povray.ini location by mapping it to a drive and setting
> the POVINI environment variable to point to it - set POVINI =
> H:\POV-Ray\v3.7\ini\povray.ini
> This still makes no difference, in fact no matter what I set POVINI to point to
> I still get the same error! I have tried pointing to local folders on drive C
> and remote folders on drive H.

If you have changed directories like I have, you have to change the registry
too, go to the registry editor and go to
There will be 'DocPath' and 'Home', change those to the path of the directory
you have installed it in

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