Sigh ... yup, I was afraid of this issue. I decided to try installing it anyway 
and the older "activation" on my dead drive is preventing my activating this 
replacement drive (on the same system).

Is there a way to fix this problem? I can retrieve files from the old 
FrameMaker installation directory from my backups ... is there some file there 
that would solve this issue?



From: framers-bounces at on behalf of Syed Zaeem Hosain 
Sent: Wed 12/10/2008 8:59 AM
To: framers at
Subject: Re-installing FM 8 onto a new drive ...

Hi, all.

My laptop disk drive started acting flaky, so I had to put a new drive onto the 
system. In this process, I rebuilt my laptop using Windows Vista rather than 
Windows XP.

I am now at the stage of re-installing FrameMaker 8 and have some questions 
(one a bit belated).

1. I assumed that FM 8 works fine on Vista (both 32-bit and 64-bit). Is this 
accurate? (A bit belated of a question, I suppose, but before I waste any more 
time and end up re-installing XP, I thought I would ask here ... hoping to get 
a quick response).

2. I did not cleanly do the UNinstall on my previous drive (either for 
FrameMaker or Acrobat 9) for obviosu reasons. So will re-installing them on my 
new drive cause any headaches with registering these at Adobe? Since the OS has 



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