[ct-user] CT and Win XP.

Carl - WC4H wc4h@itis.net
Thu, 4 Apr 2002 23:33:24 -0500

The first suggestion is to runt CT Win in XP *not* the DOS version.  I run
CT Win 9.71 with no problem.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jose M. Valdes R. YV5LIX" <yv5lix@cantv.net>
To: <ct-user@contesting.com>
Sent: Tuesday, April 02, 2002 7:51 PM
Subject: [ct-user] CT and Win XP.

> Hi all.
> First of all I would like to say that I'm new to the list.
> During this weekend contest I found a problem while running CT on a XP
> dos window (as a full screen); after about 2 hours in the contest I
> found out that the CT clock was not displaying the correct time, it was
> running slow white compared to the click in Windows, so the QSOs were
> not been entered at the real time, the clock runs slow while running CT
> on XP; I try several options for running DOS applications under XP,
> including the different emulations and none worked, so I had to restart
> the system with a booting DOS diskette, and not running XP, when I did
> this the problem disappeared and the CT clock started working properly.
> I have been using CT for many years under win 95, 98, 98 SE and ME
> without this problem.
> Since I'm new to the list I don't know if this problem has been
> reported, but I'm writing this to help other prevent this problem,
> because in may case I discovered the problem after the first few QSOs
> since I was on 80 meters, but isn't nice to fiend out after 1000 or 2000
> QSOs that the times in your log are not the correct one, so I hope this
> will help others.
> 73/DX Jose M. Valdes R. (Joe) YV5LIX
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