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Re: [ct-user] CTWin and VISTA

To: <jjreisert@alum.mit.edu>, <ken@K1EA.com>
Subject: Re: [ct-user] CTWin and VISTA
From: "Alan Zack" <k7acz@cox.net>
Reply-to: Alan Zack <k7acz@cox.net>
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2008 14:54:05 -0800
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Thanks Jim.  I will stick with the older PC with WIN XP.
Alan Zack
Amateur Radio Station K7ACZ

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Reisert AD1C" <jjreisert@alum.mit.edu>
To: "Alan Zack" <k7acz@cox.net>; <ken@K1EA.com>
Cc: "CT USER GROUP" <ct-user@contesting.com>
Sent: Friday, February 15, 2008 12:07 PM
Subject: Re: [ct-user] CTWin and VISTA

> Hi Alan,
> These are the same errors Ken and I saw last October/November.  He did 
> some
> work on the program, thought it was working, then it stopped working. 
> I was
> using Vista-64, Ken might have been using Vista-32.  I have since 
> stopped using
> Vista and went back to XP (for a number of unrelated reasons).
> I assume Ken will get back to this some day.  For now, I suggest you 
> don't try
> to run CT on Vista.
> 73 - Jim AD1C
> --- Alan Zack <k7acz@cox.net> wrote:
>> Hello Jim,
>> I was checking the CT archives for info on CT and WIN VISTA and found 
>> your
>> two related posts below.
>> I bought a new laptop at a Dec 26 sale which has VISTA installed.  In
>> anticipation of this weekend's ARRL CW DX Contest I tried to install 
>> CTWin.
>> I followed your excellent pages on the CT Website and downloaded the 
>> CTWin
>> exe program and ran the install program.  The install went OK but 
>> then when I
>> tried to start and run CT the following occurred:
>> I get the first CT window.  At ENTER FILE NAME: I used TEST and hit 
>> That gave me a little VISTA window that said: OPEN TVic FAILED.  I 
>> clicked on
>> OK.  Nothing happened.  I then clicked on the X in the upper right 
>> hand
>> corner of this window and it closed.  I then got the info sheet page. 
>> I
>> filled in all the blanks and tabbed through all the entries.  I then 
>> hit
>> CTL+ENTER.  That gave me the page showing the files, etc and told me 
>> to hit
>> any key to continue.  I hit ENTER and got the logging page with a 
>> window that said: CTWIN.EXE HAS STOPPED WORKING.  When I closed this 
>> window CT closed.
>> I wonder if any remedies have been discovered to make CT work with 
>> CT?  In
>> the meantime I will use my other PC with WIN XP for the contest.
> --
> Jim Reisert AD1C/Ø, <jjreisert@alum.mit.edu>, http://www.ad1c.us

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