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Sidekick 98 Contact Log invisible text

Sidekick 98 Contact Log invisible text

Sidekick 98 Contact Log invisible text

Dear all, we have been fondly and without trouble using Sk98 for decades, always installed under C:\Program Files\Sidekick98.
More recently SK98 ran fine with Win10 under Bootcamp on MacBook. After resetting Win10 and reinstalling SK98, the text in Contact log is still there but invisible - the rest all works beautifully.
We tried resetting fonts under Tools\Preferences\General, starting in various compatibility modes, display resolutions, dpi settings - all to no avail.

In Tools/Preferences/General/Fonts we chose Microsoft Sans Serif size 8 regular, except Card-Content as bold – these are also the settings on my laptop which work fine.
We received a suggestion to delete CNFONT.DAT which was recreated by SK98 but the text in Contact Log remains invisible.
We had also tried reinstalling SK98 in C:\Starfish\Sidekick98 – but it made no difference.
Is there anyone who is so kind to guide us?
Regards, Ronald

RE: Sidekick 98 Contact Log invisible text

We found that the only solution was a CLEAN reinstall of Windows.

RE: Sidekick 98 Contact Log invisible text

Dear 2RaMa,

Thanks for coming back with the answer, it helps us all overcome obstacles. If you can spare the time, it might be an idea to create a FAQ describing this problem and your solution.

Once again Thank you

Regards Jim
Check the FAQ area of any Forum you are in for answers to similar queries, it could save you a lot of time and effort! Good Luck!

RE: Sidekick 98 Contact Log invisible text

Dear James, both the problem and solution are listed above.
Be happy, Ronald

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