[duxhelp] Re: Beta Installation & XP SP2

  • From: "George Bell" <george@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 8 Jul 2004 18:23:09 +0100

Peter,

I know you don't sign autobuilds, but just
mentioned it in view of your comment, "It's very
hard to tell from here, because I see neither
warning that there is no signature, nor
confirmation that there is one. 

George.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Peter Sullivan
> Sent: 08 July 2004 18:09
> To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Beta Installation & XP
SP2
> 
> George,
> 
> We don't sign autobuilds.  Applying digital
signatures is 
> something that we've left as a manual step for
security reasons.
> 
> - Peter 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of George Bell
> Sent: Thursday, July 08, 2004 1:12 PM
> To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Beta Installation & XP
SP2
> 
> The Autobuild on my SP2 XP Pro at Home certainly
barks at me 
> for lack of Digital Signature.  The virgin XP
Pro at the 
> office didn't bark with the Beta, though I have
yet activate 
> and run the program in anger.
> 
> See message coming about NETINST.
> 
> George.
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Peter Sullivan
> > Sent: 08 July 2004 17:40
> > To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Beta Installation & XP
SP2
> > 
> > George,
> > 
> > I'm glad to hear that somebody is trying
NETINST.  It's 
> been rewritten 
> > completely since beta 3.  (That's right -- all
of the old 
> code tossed, 
> > and new code written from scratch.) It's
actually just SETUP copied 
> > and renamed, but we had to add a lot of code
to SETUP to make it 
> > function in either capacity.
> > 
> > As for the report about XP, does this mean
that you believe the 
> > digital signature is OK?  It's very hard to
tell from here, 
> because I 
> > see neither warning that there is no
signature, nor 
> confirmation that 
> > there is one.  I have signed SETUP.EXE (rather

> > SETUP-DBT-BETA20040706.EXE), and will have to
get in touch with 
> > Verisign if this turns out not to be working
as it should.
> > 
> > - Peter
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of George Bell
> > Sent: Thursday, July 08, 2004 12:38 PM
> > To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [duxhelp] Beta Installation & XP SP2
> > 
> > Hi Peter,
> > 
> > You'll be delighted to know that Beta 4
installed OK as a 
> demo on to a 
> > virgin Windows XP Professional system with the
latest Release 
> > candidate of Service Pack 2.
> > 
> > (Let me know if you want me to activate in any
particular way
> > - I usually copy my license over, and
re-install, but that 
> may not be 
> > the best for
> > testing)
> > 
> > It's also gone on to my XP Home laptop, though
I was 
> confused by being 
> > told that it was de-activating, since once
installed, both Beta and 
> > Autobuild appear to run OK.
> > 
> > I still don't know why on my XP Home laptop it
does not 
> default check 
> > the SWIFT or BANA Template option, nor if
checked does it 
> error, and 
> > nor does it install those Templates into
Word's structure.
> > 
> > W 2003 Server next as well as a netinst, so
standbye.
> > 
> > George.
> > 
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