locked Re: Decodes Window Opens but will not maximize


Maybe it is open but off screen.  Shift Right Click on it in the tool bar...then Move...and use the arrow keys to bring it back on screen.  73, Herb

On April 13, 2020 at 7:38 PM Brad Adams <brad@...> wrote:



I went through the process as you described it, and JT Alert will still not open the decodes window. I did try one other thing, not sure of this means anything or not. I went to the x86/hamapps/jtalert/plugins folder and tried to run the executable for JTAlertV2.decodes.exe. I got an error message “bad command line parameters”. I attached a screen shot of the error.



Thanks for a great application. Don’t want to be a nag, but I sure like the decodes window!





From: Support@HamApps.groups.io <Support@HamApps.groups.io> On Behalf Of HamApps Support (VK3AMA)
Sent: Sunday, April 12, 2020 9:11 PM
To: Support@HamApps.groups.io
Subject: Re: [HamApps] Decodes Window Opens but will not maximize


On 13/04/2020 9:10 am, Brad Adams wrote:

I recently upgraded my computer and in the process moved from Windows 7 Professional to Windows 10 Professional. I am running JT Alert version 2.16.4 and using the Alternate view build. Upon opening the Decodes window, the window appears to open, (flashes on screen for a second) then minimizes and will not maximize. Upon hovering over the icon in the taskbar, the aero window appears but it appears as a white box. Has anyone else seen this?

Brad, N4PYI


This is a new one.  It might be Decodes is choking trying to open its database file.
Try the following...

  • Shutdown JTAlert
  • Open TaskManager and kill the JTAlertV2.Decodes.exe process if it is still running.
  • Using Windows file explorer delete the "Decode" directory and all its files & sub-directories.
    It will be found at %localappdata%\HamApps\JTAlert\<your_callsign>\Decode
  • Start JTAlert and open the Decodes window.

Let me know if this works for you.

de Laurie VK3AMA



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