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Bug #001

This page describes a known bug in AlgoSim.

Symptom: It is not possible to create a new program from within AlgoSim The error message "An unexpected error occurred during the creation of the new program file: the path cannot be found" (or similar) is shown.

Screenshot of error message

Applies to: This problem is found in AlgoSim and possibly some earlier versions.

Cause: This is caused by a problem with the AlgoSim installation utility, which fails to create the directory in which the user's programs are stored.

Solution: There are two ways to resolve this issue.