I *think* the word "upgrade" in Protel-speak only refers to pricing. I have
never seen a Protel app check for an older version (like Microsoft does)

You should be fine installing it on a virgin drive.

Tony



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bagotronix Tech Support [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2001 9:14 AM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: [PEDA] Questions about upgrading to 99SE
>
>
> Hello, all:
>
> I have purchased the upgrade to Protel 99SE.  It has been sitting
> in the box
> for about 3 months now, waiting for my new computer hardware to
> arrive.  The
> old computer (circa 1996 Dell) can't run 99SE.  Not enough RAM
> (64MB, can't
> add more).
>
> I decided to go with a dual P-III PC133 (screw Rambus and their lawyers)
> system, instead of the Athlon DDR I was considering.  The reasons:
> 1)  I have been told that dual CPU systems are "smoother" than single CPU
> systems.
> 2)  I have heard of compatibility problems between DDR memory modules and
> systems.  Until they get the kinks worked out of DDR, I don't want to
> experiment.  After all, this is to be a WORK machine, not a play machine.
>
> My question is:  do I have to install the old Protel software on my new PC
> before I install the 99SE upgrade?  I hope not; I would rather
> not "pollute"
> the new machine with old DLLs, etc. from the old software.
>
> Hopefully, by this time next week, I will be joining the rest of
> you in the
> W2K/99SE realm.
>
> Best regards,
> Ivan Baggett
> Bagotronix Inc.
> website:  http://www.bagotronix.com
>
>
>


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