Remove old NetBeans settings

Sometimes NetBeans doesn't work beacuse of old settings files that are still present in the system. These instructions clear these old files.

Windows

  1. Close NetBeans/TMCBeans.
  2. Open File Explorer.
  3. Press CTRL + L.
  4. Type %APPDATA% and press Enter.
  5. From the folder that opens, remove the folder named tmcbeans.
  6. Start NetBeans/TMCBeans.

macOS

  1. Close NetBeans/TMCBeans.
  2. Open Finder.
  3. Go to the home folder (Shift + Command + H in Finder). Usually Finder opens the home folder by default.
  4. Remove the folder named .tmcbeans. If you do not see the folder, press Command + Shift + piste.
  5. Start NetBeans/TMCBeans.

Linux

  1. Close NetBeans/TMCBeans.
  2. Open the file explorer (sometimes called "Files").
  3. Go to the home folder (Alt + Home in the file explorer). Usually the file explorer opens the home folder by default.
  4. Remove the folder named .tmcbeans. If you do not see the folder, press Ctrl + H.
  5. Start NetBeans/TMCBeans.

If these instructions do not help

See frequently asked questions and, if necessary, ask for help through the support channels.