Removing <product_preference>.ini files from your machine
Note: Do not Delete the License.ini file (unless instructed by support).
User preference files:
- The user preference.ini files are stored in a hidden folder.
Open a “
File Explorer” window
Tip: A quick way to get to File Explorer is to press Windows Key + E
Type the following into the explorer bar:
- Select the product preference files
Delete” the selected files.
Linux and MacOS
- Change directory to your the location of your user’s preference file.
- List the available product preference files
Delete them (
example shown below
cd ~/.config/Lumerical/ ls -all rm FDTD Solutions.ini rm Lumerical Device.ini rm Shared.ini rm MODE Solutions.ini rm INTERCONNECT.ini ls -all
Download, extract, del_pref.zip (462 Bytes) to delete the user preference file using the batch file for Windows and bash script for Linux.
Linux and MacOS:
- make executable by:
chmod +x del_pref.sh
System-wide preference files:
If there are any created on your machine/system , these are located in: