[duxhelp] Re: Beta Installation & XP SP2

  • From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 8 Jul 2004 13:22:50 -0400

Brilliant.  So I won't worry. 

-----Original Message-----
From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of George Bell
Sent: Thursday, July 08, 2004 1:23 PM
To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Beta Installation & XP SP2

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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