ZLauncher dialogues not appearing or displaying correctly - Windows 10

2021-09-06 • AF-Domains • (Blogs - AF-Domains)           

If for whatever reason this is being experienced, one cause has been narrowed down.

You'll want to do the following:
1) Open the Control Panel (View by Large Icons if necessary)
2) Click Region
3) Go to the "Administrative" tab
4) Click "Change system locale .."
5) Disable the following option:
[ ] Beta: Use Unicode UTF-8 for worldwide language support

A system restart will be required for the change to take effect.

It must be stressed that this appears to be one of the common causes.

If there are others they've yet to be discovered.

Edit: In the case of some dialogues (and/or contained items) not being displayed correctly, this is down to a missing font in Windows 10 "MS Sans Serif" (Not "Microsoft Sans Serif"); this is also a potential problem in other legacy-type applications.

Edit2: An update has now been released for the following components that during testing have resolve the majority of cases:

As long as you're running the components dated the 6th of September 2021 (displayed either in the title bar and/or in the About section), then it will be well.

If the components need to be installed manually, our setup executable and archive have also been updated.