Installing CookerGX is very simple. It just put the downloaded self-extracting archive in a suitable directory and execute it.
As a result of the execution, a directory is created. Several files are extracted in this directory. Installation complete with this.
Distribution archive file
The CookerGX is distributed as a 7z format self-extracting archive. And, it has the following features in the file name.
Filename of the distribution archive
For example, distribution archive file of the CookerGX Version 126.96.36.199 will have the name "cookergx_1_0_0_1.exe".
Directory that is created
A directory is created by executing the distribution archive file. The files are extracted in this directory.
Removing the extension from the distribution archive file name becomes the name of the directory. For example, "cookergx_1_0_0_1.exe" makes "cookergx_1_0_0_1" directory.
List of the files that will be extracted.
The following figure is a list of files that will be extracted by executing the distribution archive file.
List of files
The above figure is a list when CookerGX_1_0_0_1.exe is decompressed.
1 : CookerGX.exe
It is an executable file which is the body of CookerGX.
2 : message text file.
This is a text file that are messages for the user interface.
For example, Japanese messages have been gathered in message_jp.txt. If you change the name of this file to message.txt, the message displayed by CookerGX will be in Japanese.
3 : class files
There are class files in the 'dlls' directory that is dynamically embedded when the CookerGX starts up. You can freely expand and change the functions of the CookerGX by exchanging these files.
The CookerGX does not access the registry when installing or running. In other words, the CookerGX is a portable application.
When CookerGX does not start
If CookerGX does not start even though the distribution archive has been properly decompressed, please check whether the following packages are installed on the system.
Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015
Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2017
CookerGX Ver 188.8.131.52 uses Geckofx60 for HTML rendering. Either of the above is necessary for execution of Geckofx60.
If either is installed, CookerGX should start.
As mentioned earlier, the CookerGX does not access the registry when installing or running. Therefore, no special processing is required for uninstalling the CookerGX. Uninstallation is over if you delete the files.