FW: cannot install latest version of Kit
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Sorry, I can not check it, I am not an NT specialist.
Is somebody out there who knows about this stuff?
From: W. Rautenberg [mailto:raut@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Dienstag, 13. Juni 2000 16:51
To: Markus Covic
Subject: RE: cannot install latest version of Kit
On Tue, 13 Jun 2000, Markus Covic wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: hpcomm-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:hpcomm-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxx]On
> Behalf Of W. Rautenberg
> Sent: Dienstag, 13. Juni 2000 15:40
> To: Irl_W_Smith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: hpcomm@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: cannot install latest version of Kit
> On Wed, 7 Jun 2000 Irl_W_Smith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > 1. Delete the folder "C:\Program Files\Hewlett Packard\PC Connectivity
> Kit" (for
> > "C", substitute your system drive letter if it's not "C").
> > 2. Download the complete version of HPComm 30.0r3 from
> > <ftp://ftp.hpcomm.org/pub/hpcomm/HPComm-30r3.zip>
> > and put it in a folder ("HPDownload"), anywhere you like. This step is
> > because of issuew with libraries.
> > 3. UnZIP the file; it's fine to let it put the files in the same folder
> > "HPDownload".
> No problems up to here.
> > 4. Run the Setup program from HPDownload. It will want to put the PC
> > Connectivity Kit in a specific place on your system drive; allow it to
> This is the problem WinNT says:
> An error occured during the move dateprocess -115
> File C\WINNT\System32\msvcrt.dll
> Here is nothing to do. I'm not the system operator.
> Thats the problem. You need to have full access. Restart the PC and log in
> as the Systemadministrator, or contact him for support!
> Sorry, its not a problem of the Connectivity SW, its the special of WinNT.
The Systemoperator is buisy for the next week with more urgend problems.
Even the old Kit does not work anymore.
Unfortunately, the general description did not warn. It is not even
mentioned what has to be done if an older version is installed.
Good software should install itself provisorial, and set
into full action only before deleating anything else. So I'm really
very unhappy with your Connectivity Kit. It seemingly does not
provide a choice between Kermit and XMODEM. Have you ever tried to
upload a 50 KB-file with your Kit? It is also not good that the Calculator
must wait in Server mode unnecessarily long. Do you know how expensive
are AAA-batteries in Germany?
In my opinion, the software does not concentrate on the essentials,
namely doing the transfer. For instance, why should it be able to
purge on the PC or the Calculator? This can much quicker be
done on the mashines itself. In my opinion, the Kit makes itself
unnecessarily dependent on the WinNT-tools.