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Cause: Windows doesn't have the file associations set correctly for Rhino RHI files.
If this doesn't work, please follow the instructions for Manually associating RHI files.
Not in Control Panel: Flamingo nXt 5 does not use an MSI installer so it does not show up on the Uninstall list in Control Panel.
There are a few possible reasons this error can occur. The most likely are first:
V5 to the current service release to fix this problem.
Cause: Somehow, Rhino 5 was incorrectly associated with RHI files.
Solution: Follow the instructions for Manually associating RHI files below.
On 64-bit Windows
On 32-bit Windows
Problem: You run the installer and get an error that Rhino 4 SR9 or Rhino 5 must be installed. Except …. Rhino 5 is already installed.
Answer: This is a problem related to early DVDs built before Rhino 5 was available. To fix this problem,
Download a new DVD installer: New DVD installer for Flamingo
Note This is a large download. It may take a long time to download.
View the Forum discussion.
If you do not have time to download the new Flamingo DVD Installer above, you can work around the issue by installing Rhino 4 SR9 Eval. You do not need to use it, but uninstalling is also not recommended. Download the Rhino 4 English SR9 25 save eval (03-09-2011) here.
Problem: You try to install Flamingo nXt and receive this 1603 error and the install fails.
Answer: Download and install the Rhino 5 32-bit eval.
Why? This will happen on computers that do not have Rhinoceros 4 or Rhino 5 32-bit. Currently the Flamingo nXt installer looks for a component in these versions and will not install. As a workaround, install the Rhino 5 32-bit Evaluation.
Problem: You run Flamingo nXt in Rhino 5 and receive an error that reads:
Flamingo Initialization Error- Unable to communicate with the license manager
Answer: It is likely that the license manager for Flamingo has been deleted by the Rhino 4 uninstaller. Please install one of the two files below to fix this problem:
Problem: When starting up Rhino you receive this error:
Rhino Plug-in Error for FlamingonXtNet64.rhp – A procedure imported by ArNxtToolkitDotNet64.dll could not be loaded.
Answer: Normally this is a service release for Flamingo that did not install properly. Uninstall the last service release using this method: