my cpu vendor said i had latest w2k sp's (about 2-3 months ago)
but i still have 'lingering Client99.exes'
is there a way to tell my serv pack status in w2k ?
i don't want to go to MS and 'update' unless i have to

Dennis Saputelli

Brian Guralnick wrote:
> 
>     You seem to be describing the SP1 of Windows 2000.  When SP2 came out, the
> lingering Client99.exes was cleared up.  But never the less, WinXP will have later
> drivers & the latest support.  In my experience, WinXP was identical to Win2000,
> except WinXP used a little more resources & because I have 2 cpu's, I need WinXP
> Professional which costs too much compared to Win2K Professional.
> 
> ____________
> Brian Guralnick
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mark Richards" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>;
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2001 4:32 PM
> 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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