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Re: Windows Install -II-

From: Juan Lanus <jlanus@netscape.net>
Date: Sat, 21 Dec 2002 15:19:24 -0300
To: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-ID: <3E04B0AC.2010302@netscape.net>

Hi

To make some more use of the subject, I want to bring a usability issue 
of the Windows install.
I've installed Amaya many times, since version 5 (?), in all the three 
PCs I use.
Each and every time it asks me where do I want to put it, instead of 
defaulting to the folder where the prior version is already installed.
My choice is always D:\amaya and I (almost) never forget to set it, but

It's customary for software upgrades to guess the program installation 
directory from the former version's.
This leads more to the desired "forehead install". It means that the 
user selects the proper icon, whams the keyboard with the forehead, and 
the software installs properly. It's a hunorpus way to define a simple 
installation.

Saludos
Juan Lanus
TECNOSOL
Argentina


Irene Vatton wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Dec 2002 12:55:23 -0000
> "Charles Zealey" <charles@itsolve.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> 
>>I've tried to install the windows 7.1 version on two machines.  Both fail
>>early on in the install process with
>>
>>_INS0432 caused an invalid page fault in
>>module <unknown> at 0000:bff76844.
>>
>>Is it me or the software?!
>>
>>Charles
> 
> 
> I suggest you download the file .exe by ftp, then you desinstall Amaya (if already installed),
> then install the new version 7.1.
Received on Saturday, 21 December 2002 13:17:30 UTC

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