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Hello all, I am running windows 7 pro 64 bit. I have installed Paint.net v3.5.11  I have tried to install a couple plugins for instance chromakey and have failed miserably. I have unlocked the dll and the files reside in the C:\Program Files\Paint.NET\Effects folder. still no joy. Can someone please help me on this. I have read the trouble shooting section and still nothing. The entry does not show up under effects or adjustments.

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I know you said that you read everything in the Troubleshooting section, but this question still belongs there.  :-)  Thread moved.


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Maybe Paint.NET is installed in a different place.  Try this:


Find the Paint.NET icon that you double-click in order to run Paint.NET.

Right-Click on it and choose "Properties" from the menu that shows up.

Click the "Open file location" button.

In the windows explorer window that opens, double-click "Effects" folder.


That's where the effect dll files are supposed to be installed.

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Check that you DO NOT have any internal paint.net dll files in the /Effects folder.  They should be in the next higher directory level i.e. /Paint.net/ and not /Paint.net/Effects.  


To id these dll files, look for the text "paintdotnet.*" in the filename.

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^^  That's the one.  The other dll's can be returned to the /Effects folder and you should be good-to-go.

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