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I can't get the dds plugin to work.

I've extracted the dowload to the following directory:

C:\Program Files\GIMP-2.0\lib\gimp\2.0\plug-ins

I've reinstalled GIMP (2.6.9)

I've done both those things several times. But it doesn't work. I can't get GIMP to neither open or save dds files. The files I'm trying to edit works in Paint.net though, but that program isn't usable ;)

Please help me. I've read through the other topics about the subject but they didn't help me.

Edit.

Answer to "Have you read these": Yes I've read those.

They say "do as I've done" but it doesn't work. I get two error messages from gimp when I try to open my files saying "Error opening file" and "The opening of "C:\Bla bla bla" failed. The dds-plugin could not open picture".

But there are nothing wrong with the pictures, as they work in paint.net and it's obviously something wrong with gimp or the plug in because I can't save anything in dds either.

What have I missed?

Ps. I can't reply because the spam filter refuses for some reason.. (I'm new here)

EDIT 2/3:

Tried to attach file, forum couldn't handle it >.<

Btw, what should I do to not be caught by the spam filter on this site when I try to reply?

Edit 4: Tried to update to 2.6.10 but no luck. :( And why can I still not reply to my topic without getting blocked by the spam filter??

Edit 5:The problem with the plug-in persists and I can't make a new account because you can apparently only have one account per mail.. sigh.

Edit 6: Just wanted to point out that I still need help and that nothing has changed.

Bump! Still need help. And I can still not reply to my own topic.. sigh

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Outside of having the file(s) you can't open, for me to test, there isn't much for me to go on. I am using 2.6.8. and having no problems opening or creating DDS files. I have no idea if there were changes in 2.6.9. that could be causing problems with the plug-in itself, since I have yet to download it.

Hopefully someone else can offer some insight into your problems.

About the error message:

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DDS Image message
Error opening file

GIMP Message
'Opening C:\Users\bla-bla\dds_file.dds' failed

DDS image plug in could not open image

-------------------------------------------------------------------

Do you have an English version of GIMP?

Have you tried renaming any of the folders or subfolders in the path?
You see, I get this error message if I try to open a dds-file which lives in a folder with scandinavian or other letters/symbols not native of the english alphabet.
This goes with subfolders as well.

e.g, this path will give the above error message:
C:\Users\Abba\Björn\subfolder\Åke\dds_file.dds

This will work flawlessly:
C:\Users\Abba\Bjorn\subfolder\Aake\dds_file.dds

Some registry members had to create a second account to get past the spam filter, as well. No idea what the exact cause is, but give it a try. If that doesn't work, we'll let Ingo know.

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