[ct-user] CT & XP

K0HB k-zero-hb at earthlink.net
Mon Nov 20 22:07:24 EST 2006

XP doesn't do DOS very well.

Boot up from an old DOS disk and it will work OK.

73 es beep beep,

de Hans, K0HB

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> [Original Message]
> From: Ron Notarius W3WN <wn3vaw at verizon.net>
> To: <ct-user at contesting.com>
> Date: 11/21/2006 3:01:05 AM
> Subject: [ct-user] CT & XP
> Forgive me if this is a known issue -- I suspect it is -- but for the
> time since I bought CT 6.17 at Dayton longer ago than I care to think
> I ran into a major problem with CT yesterday.
> Went to setup CT 10 on the "new" (OK, rebuilt) shack computer so I could
> a little SS for the spare hour or so I had, and it locked up on me during
> initial setup.  Never at the same place, but I never got out of the setup
> screen.
> The new computer is running XP Pro SP2.  It replaced a Win98SE box.  Also,
> FWIW, I have the CT files stored on my D: drive instead of C: -- D: is a
> smaller FAT32 drive instead of an NTFS drive, neccesary to avoid problems
> with my primary logging and QSL management routines (written in dBase IV &
> Visual dBase 5.7... which, being 16 bit apps, don't handle NTFS long file
> names well, but THAT's another story altogether)
> SO, two simple questions:
> -- Is this a compatibility problem with CT & XP?
> -- And if so, should I switch to CTWin?
> I really hate to give up on CT.  It may be "old" software, but it's tried,
> true, and I'm used to it.
> 73, ron w3wn
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