Please excuse my blissful ignorance but what is the problem with the XP
licensing scheme?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Richards [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Wednesday, 21 November 2001 8:32 AM
> To: Protel EDA Forum; [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Windows XP
> 
> 
> I have been using Protel 99SE with windows XP Professional for about 5
> months. I started out with the beta evaluation version of XP. 
> My impression
> is that it is more stable than Windows 2000, and many times 
> better than
> Win98. I have done some crude testing, such as opening 6 
> instances of Protel
> at once, performing one or two basic operations in each instance, then
> closing all instances of Protel. Then, I go in to the task 
> manager and check
> for any lingering signs of Protel. So far, Windows XP has 
> done an excellent
> job of keeping Protel in check. Performing the same test in 
> Windows 2000
> resulted in one or more instances of Client99SE.exe lingering 
> in the task
> manager, hogging resources. Also, I have seen a reduction in 
> crashes or
> system lock-up. I would see an average of 1 system crash or 
> lock up each
> day. I define a crash or lockup as any situation that 
> requires a re-boot of
> the system. With Windows XP, I have had to re-boot less than 
> one time per
> week. Although I am uneasy with the licensing scheme of 
> Windows XP, for me
> it has proven to be a more stable and robust platform for Protel than
> Windows 2000 or Windows 98.
> 
> I would really like to hear other experiences with Windows XP.
> 
> Mark Richards
> CAD Designer
> Phone: 602.244.7267
> Fax: 602.244.6716
> Pager: 866.208.9913
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Wayne Trow" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2001 1:54 PM
> Subject: [PEDA] Windows XP
> 
> 
> > Hi All
> >
> > Just wondering if anyone uses Protel99SE on WindowsXP ?
> >
> > Are there any problems?
> >
> >
> > Wayne Trow
> > PCB Design Technician
> > Gallagher Group LTD
> > Hamilton
> > New Zealand
> >
> 
> 

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