DS game maker gives error - Illegal characters in path

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  1. Ella879
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    help pls i dunno what to do
     
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    Did you use a special character or a symbol in the filenames?
     
  3. Ella879
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    nope
    there is no spaces either

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    ************** Exception Text **************
    System.ArgumentException: Illegal characters in path.
       at System.IO.Path.CheckInvalidPathChars(String path, Boolean checkAdditional)
       at System.IO.Path.NormalizePath(String path, Boolean fullCheck, Int32 maxPathLength, Boolean expandShortPaths)
       at System.IO.Path.GetFullPathInternal(String path)
       at System.Net.WebClient.GetUri(String path)
       at System.Net.WebClient.DownloadFile(String address, String fileName)
       at DS_Game_Maker.MainForm.MainForm_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)
       at System.EventHandler.Invoke(Object sender, EventArgs e)
       at System.Windows.Forms.Form.OnLoad(EventArgs e)
       at System.Windows.Forms.Form.OnCreateControl()
       at System.Windows.Forms.Control.CreateControl(Boolean fIgnoreVisible)
       at System.Windows.Forms.Control.CreateControl()
       at System.Windows.Forms.Control.WmShowWindow(Message& m)
       at System.Windows.Forms.Control.WndProc(Message& m)
       at System.Windows.Forms.ScrollableControl.WndProc(Message& m)
       at System.Windows.Forms.Form.WmShowWindow(Message& m)
       at System.Windows.Forms.Form.WndProc(Message& m)
       at System.Windows.Forms.Control.ControlNativeWindow.OnMessage(Message& m)
       at System.Windows.Forms.Control.ControlNativeWindow.WndProc(Message& m)
       at System.Windows.Forms.NativeWindow.Callback(IntPtr hWnd, Int32 msg, IntPtr wparam, IntPtr lparam)
    
    
    ************** Loaded Assemblies **************
    mscorlib
        Assembly Version: 4.0.0.0
        Win32 Version: 4.6.1080.0 built by: NETFXREL3STAGE
        CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/Microsoft.NET/Framework/v4.0.30319/mscorlib.dll
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    DS Game Maker
     
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    Hmm, sorry, I don't understand this error either.
     
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    You think you can be a little more specific
     
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  7. Ella879
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    i need help, anyone have ideas?
     
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    Don't use illegal characters (^:
     
  9. Ella879
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    i didn't

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    It is in C:\Apps\DSGameMaker

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    ill try 2 download an older version

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    Version 4.9 works but gives an error saying that I have to update becuase this version is widely pirated
    version 5.12 gives some other error, and version 5.20 gives the illegal character error
     
  10. Ella879
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    i tried troubleshoting compatiblity with windows and still no luck
    the path is now C:/DS Game Maker

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    THERE ARE NO ILLEGAL CHARACTERS IN PATH!
    I reinstalled it to C:/DSGM/

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    anyone? :(
    dsgamemaker.com is down, i downloaded the installer with wayback machine