Questions and answers

The most commonly asked question: Will this program run on my computer?
Yes, with Windows on your PC, Linux or Mac OS X and Java, see FAQ - Computer.

 
 

Security

Tactical_Sailing - Norton Security Scan

Norton Security Check: "No thread found" (to be translated)
Norton Security Click: "Execute this program" (to be translated)

Unfortunately are these dialogs extremely confusing: Answer Yes, No or Allow or Run- depending on if you have Windows or Mac! Read information carefully and answer appropriate - always "positive" to continue installation.

If you see such a notice titled "Tactical_Sailing_en", "TacSailGotoTS", or the abbreviation "...TS..., WinTS, MacTS, LinuxTS..." you are running secure software. This notice pops up as standard procedure in Java programs since 30 January 2012, so that you don’t start any foreign software that you don’t want to have on your computer. Confirmation: You can trust Tactical Sailing Software, the source code has not been changed and is not demaged! You can trust the program named: Tactical_Sailing_en. You can either answer this safety check every time the program starts (A) or check mark the option to always trust the execution and allow the program to start setting option (B).

Messages are confusing: Warning - Demaged, see "positiv" answers

A) Confirm program start: click "Yes", "No" or "Allow" or "Run" or "Cancel" (Mac warning)

Windows 8, 10: Execution of all components should NOT be blocked. Click: More Info, Continue
Mac OS X: Allow execution of all components, do not block. Click: YES, or Allow or No or Run
MAC OS X Warning: The app is demaged. Click 'Cancel' and set first an option "Download Anywhere" in security setting as descried here!
Make use of option B) as described below.

JavaFX: Yes
Windows 8 press more Info (to be translated)
Windows 8 continue execution (to be translated)
Windows 10 press more Info (to be translated)
Windows 10 continue execution (to be translated)
Mac: click No
Mac: click Allow
Mac: click No
Mac: click Run
Mac: Click Cancel, see notes for Mac OS X
Mac: Click Cancel, see notes for Mac OS X
Mac: Click Cancel, see notes for Mac OS X
Mac: App can't be opened, see notes for Mac OS X
Norton Security Check: "No thread found" (to be translated)
Norton Security Click: "Execute this program" (to be translated)

See latest info and detailed instructions to set options for Windows or Mac.

B) Option program to start: "Run with protections"

Java Control Panel

An option in Java Control Panel can be changed; select “Run with protections” and the program will always start immediately. Find "Java Control Panel"
Windows: Start / System / Java / Java Control Panel / Advanced / Security / Mixed code security verification: 
⊗ Enable - No warnings, Run with protections
Mac: Launchpad / System Preferences / Java Preferences / Advanced / Very mixed security code
⊗ Enable - Run with protections, No warnings

Windows: Enable - ... run with protections
Mac Enable: - run with protections

Warning - Safety check - Certificate validation

Certificate validation
OFF - un-check

Message: The certificate could not be validated; the program cannot be started.
Cause: An option in Java Console has been changed by an other program.
To do: Switch "online certificate validation" to OFF - un-check.

Please send an e-mail to support@tacticalsailing.com with any questions.

JavaFX Runtime Certificate

Trust: Yes

Do you want always to trust JavaFX Runtime Certificate ....: Answer Yes.
Message: The certificate could not be validated; the program cannot be started. Cause: Java Console has an outdated version of JavaFX Runtime stored, dated until e.g. 2012.
What to do: See notes on page JavaFX.

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Digital Signature

If you see such a notice, you are on the secure page. This notice pops up as standard procedure in our program, so that you don’t start any foreign software that you don’t want to have on your computer. You can also trust Tactical Sailing authors and the source www.TacticalSailing.com. Next step: Check “Always Trust Contents” your first time on the site and then click 'continue'.

 

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