[ct-user] Upgrade computer strategy
k3ct at fast.net
Tue Aug 5 21:06:34 EDT 2003
I have used CTWin and CTDos (same CT version) with a CT serial
port network without problems in several contests during the last
two contest seasons. One computer ran CTWin with WinME and
the others ran CTDos with Win98 DOS.
I don't believe movable windows (with the mouse) works in CTWin
with Win98. Please correct me if I'm wrong. It does work with WinXp.
This was an addition to one of the later CTWin versions.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim White, K4OJ" <k4oj at tampabay.rr.com>
To: <k1ep at arrl.net>
Cc: "Ted Demopoulos" <kt1v at demop.com>; "ct" <ct-user at contesting.com>
Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2003 4:14 PM
Subject: Re: [ct-user] Upgrade computer strategy
> is it possible to have some of the computers in a network running CT-DOS
> and others running CT-WIN and they can still communicate with one another?
> Ed Parish K1EP wrote:
> > At 02:02 PM 8/5/03 -0400, Ted Demopoulos wrote:
> >>Time to start upgrading my motley crew of 486s - they are too old and
the hardware unreliable now.
> >>Replacing my "main" computer first - besides running CT during contests,
I'll probably run the odd windows app and (gasp) even WriteLog for the tests
not supported by CT. I've only run regular CT, never the Windows version
> >>What should I - put Windows 98 on it so I can boot as DOS, something
more modern and setup dual boot (however that done), or just say the hell
with it and run CTWin (and any issues with networking with DOS CT then?)
> > I don't run CTWin, but I know of at least one limitation. It doesn't
support the DVP card. So if you are using that, you will still need to run
the DOS version. Win98SE is a reasonable way to go, although Microsoft may
stop supporting it in another year or two.
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