Windows XP + UKAW
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Sam Dez 3 12:39:00 CET 2005
On the 03.12.05 at 00:52, Michael Heydekamp <my-news at freexp.de> wrote:
> Martin Foster <martin at bitzbox.org> wrote on 02.12.05:
>> On 02/12/2005 21:36, Michael Heydekamp wrote:
>> Please tell me what is the correct method of calling E-AGENT.EXE from
>> UKAW.BAT under WinXP.
> I would have thought it should be the same as under Win9x...
>> I ask because I feel that this is where my problem lies as I don't yet
>> understand how WinXP handles this sort of stuff.
> As a first suggestion please tick the last two checkboxes under C/X/S
> and see if FreeXP passes the correct command to WinXP.
Yes, it does.
> As a second suggestion please try to invoke E-AGENT.EXE directly rather
> than via UKAW.BAT (change D/S/E/C/Client_call to "E-AGENT.EXE
Done that but it made no difference.
> As a third suggestion please rename UKAW.BAT to UKAW.CMD (and change
> the relevant entry under D/S/E/C/Client_call).
That made no difference either.
> Ehhmm - which FreeXP version are you using, BTW?
> There is a problem with RC4 and UKAW because UKAW opens XP.EXE in R/W
> mode. This doesn't work anymore as the former XP.OVR is now an integral
> part of XP.EXE.
> There is an RC5 test version available (same as RC4 but XP.EXE and
> XP.OVR reside as two different files again). See:
OK, got it now and .....
> But this shouldn't be the problem in your case as you would get
> different results then (UKAW would complain about a wrong XP version).
..... that was the problem.
UKAW is now working perfectly again - Pheeeeeeew! ;-)
> How exactly are you launching FreeXP? Some while ago I posted a first
> attempt of a FAQ with a lot of detailed hints how to install/launch
> 16bit CrossPoint versions under WinXP. Probably you should also follow
> these hints (but they're in German, of course). Should you need any
> help, please ask.
> The FAQ is available in this group under the MsgID
> <9FtNwCQppwB at my.freexp.de> or at: http://www.mail-archive.com/support-l
> ist at freexp.de/msg01364.html
Thanks for that and I'll have a look at it later. The main thing is that
UKAW is working again.
> Please revert and HTH,
Yes it does and many thanks indeed for your help :-))
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