First download and install the Compact Version and then download and install the direct version Direct Version of the client. Run the latter. The direct version enables you to connect to DashN without first logging in from the DashN homepage (that seems to be only possible with the IE). However, you first must install the compact version since the direct version of the client requires a DashEngine.dll dynamic library. This library does not come with the download of the Direct Version.
Moved from below: betterlife It still works. You simply need the update.exe which strangly is not availabe on the dashn website anymore. I put it on my own website, feel free to try it out. The main problem now is an other though. Since the database got messed up in late 2009 it's no longer possible to register new accounts in english but if you have an old account it still works everthing fine.
uxs: Excellent... no more IE for me :-) Now... does anyone know how I could get the client to display the kanji-like characters, instead of the weird ascii-signs ? I don't understand Korean or Japanese or whatever, but it would at least look nicer.
minismurf: I get the impression that the chat and names in the "International" version in not transmitted correctly, possibly on purpose. I hope I am wrong on this, but previously, I had success in using a software called MagicWin to display the chat, but when I tried it last week, it didn't work either. But, please try it and tell me how it works out.
ZeroKun: Try using NJStar.
Helger: my experience when trying to use DashN on Linux/wine: after following the above instructions for Dashn on Windows, I get an empty grey page with a several buttons on the right hand side. Some buttons (ranking, buddy, setting, master) work, some others (home, go to clubs home) do not. And then people start challenging me - I can't accept since then I get an OLE error. On the other hand, there seems to be no possibility to get a list of players, a list of games or anything like that so as to challenge somebody else or to observe games. Any help?
ilanpi Why do most of the users have ID's of the form "int-x", where "x" is a sequence of digits? Is it because their ID is in Korean text and cannot be interpreted by my system?
Hikaru79: Good question, ilanpi... I'd always assumed it was Dashn's way of marking Guest accounts (like IGS's Guest49683068). But your idea makes sense too, since I don't see any other s/ns with korean characters. Anyone have a definite answer on this?
muhihi?: When observing games, is there any way of going back moves to see what the board looked like earlier on?
RobFerguson: The links in this FAQ do not work. Also, it used to be I was able to do problems on this site, but its no functioning worth a darn anymore. Can anyone tell me how to make the problems work?
Qopat: Has someone been able to get the client to work with the current builds that are available on the Dashn Site? If so, please let us know how you did it!
MHenry: I am an English version Dashn user. Since about the beginning of February 2009, after enjoying Dashn successfully for several years and providing a working version of Dashn to several others, I am no longer able to connect to Dashn using my existing client, cannot open a new account on its web site under a different user name, and cannot play on line from the site. I have the same problem with three computers, all of which have connected for the past several years with virtually no problems. Has anyone else experienced this problem? Is there something going on with Dashn I don't know about? Feel free to email me at mhlester (at) ca.rr.com
Arjuna: I am unable to install this client no matter how hard I tried. I really liked this site in the past, but the user support is non-existant. The english version of the site wasn't updated in years. Does anyone know anything about this? Can anyone provide some informations. I love the way players on that site used to play. I really am disappointed that I can simply not able to play there anymore.
betterlife It still works. You simply need the update.exe which strangly is not availabe on the dashn website anymore. I put it on my own website, feel free to try it out. The main problem now is an other though. Since the database got messed up in late 2009 it's no longer possible to register new accounts in english but if you have an old account it still works everthing fine.