Well one of you early adopters should call Protel and tell them it works
fine. (With the exception of the help which doesn't work fine) IMO, if it
breaks the system help, it doesn't work fine.

Tony



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian Guralnick [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2002 5:31 AM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] WIN XP Problems. WAS: proteledaforum Digest for
> 2002- 01-07
>
>
> If you carefully read out this thread, you'll see that Protel
> does work fine in XP.
> The problem is that after installing & running Protel, Windows
> help and support
> facility stops working.  Protel still works fine, but if you want
> the help & support
> facility to work again, you need to re-install WinXP.
>
> ____________
> Brian Guralnick
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Vince Vlach" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "'Protel EDA Forum'" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2002 7:08 AM
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] WIN XP Problems. WAS: proteledaforum Digest
> for 2002- 01-07
>
>
> | Just an FYI in the midst of all the Microsoft/Protel bashing. I have
> | Protel99se SP6 up and running on my Windows XP Home box and
> have no problems
> | with either. SFC , sys info, and everything else work as they
> are suppose to
> | run. Protel99 works just as it did on my Win2k box. The only
> grief I have
> | had with XP was drivers for older hardware. Once I had all XP
> drivers all my
> | hardware and software works without a problem. The bigger
> problem I had was
> | getting Autocad 2000i to work correctly. I had to upgrade to
> Autocad 2002,
> | before that would work.
> |
> | Vince Vlach
> | PCB Designer
> | IOtech Inc.
> | 25971 Cannon Road.
> | Cleveland, Ohio 44146
> | Tel: 440-703-2221
> | Fax: 440-439-4093
> | E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> | http://www.iotech.com/
> |
> |  -----Original Message-----
> | From: Brad Velander [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> | Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2002 3:25 PM
> | To: 'Protel EDA Forum'
> | Subject: Re: [PEDA] WIN XP Problems. WAS: proteledaforum Digest for
> | 2002- 01-07
> |
> | Dez,
> | since your problem is actually with Win XP Home, have you tried to
> | talk to Microsoft? Yeah I know, maybe an hour on the phone just to be
> | shunted around or told it is the applications problem, but somewhere,
> | sometime, Microsoft has got to be made responsible for their junk.
> | Secondly, it doesn't seem that you have tried Protel for their
> | comments. They also have to be made responsible for their
> product. It would
> | be interesting if you posted Protel's response on Win XP back to forum
> | afterwards. Then we might all gleen some information on
> Protel's intended
> | handling of XP.
> | Short of this, it seems that there are strong opinions on this forum
> | but little prospect of help for you because nobody else seems
> to be using or
> | planning to use XP. I do remember hearing almost the exact same problems
> | here or on the NGs a while back, never heard of anybody coming up with a
> | solution then either.
> |
> | Sincerely,
> | Brad Velander.
> |
> | Lead PCB Designer
> | Norsat International Inc.
> | #300 - 4401 Still Creek Drive,
> | Burnaby, B.C., Canada, V5C 6G9.
> | Tel   (604) 292-9089 (direct line)
> | Fax  (604) 292-9010
> | Website: www.norsat.com
> |
> |
> | -----Original Message-----
> | From: Derek Ellis [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> | Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2002 11:56 AM
> | To: Protel EDA Forum
> | Subject: Re: [PEDA] proteledaforum Digest for 2002-01-07
> |
> |
> | Sorry to cover old ground...
> |
> | What was the actual problem with 99SE on XP pro?
> |
> | Don,
> | Thanks for trying to get back to the original problem.
> |
> | I am really pleased that everyone has such strong opinions on
> Microsoft Win
> | XP and their preferences to W2K Pro, however, if I have
> followed the thread
> | correctly my original post was related to Protel 99 se SP4 on
> Win XP home.
> |
> | I will install SP6 if the person that suggested this is what I should be
> | running would like to confirm that this prevents the problems in Win XP
> | home. I will install Win XP Pro if someone else can confirm
> that Protel 99
> | se works correctly without issues on this platform. I do not
> have W2K Pro
> | available and I don't believe that this should be a necessary
> step for what
> | is effectively a trivial Win XP Home compatibility problem that
> would take
> | very little time for Protel/Altium to sort out.
> |
> | Protel 99 se SP4 does operate correctly on Win XP Home,
> however, it disables
> | a few features in Win XP Home that are what I would call a nuisance.
> |
> | The problems were Win XP Home Help & Support fails to run and related
> | utilities, for example SFC /Scannow will not run, System
> Information will
> | not run. The only way to make these XP Home features work again
> is to format
> | and re-install XP, as soon as Protel 99 se is installed again the Win XP
> | Home features immediately fail.
> |
> | Regards
> |
> | Dez Ellis
> |
> |
>

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