[icon-discuss] Re: My first experience with file sharing

  • From: Paul Henrichsen <paulh52@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: icon-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 05 Apr 2008 22:11:38 -0700

No. When you try to browse, it says "empty node".

On Fri, 4 Apr 2008 20:02:31 -0400, David Poehlman wrote:


>isn't there some way just to browse for it?
>
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Paul Henrichsen" <paulh52@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: <icon-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Friday, April 04, 2008 7:54 PM
>Subject: [icon-discuss] Re: My first experience with file sharing
>
>
>Hi, Rob. Thanks for sending me something to try.
>Here is what I did.
>I deleted all of the tdb files. I think there were 12.
>I connected wirelessly and went to the add a network folder prompt. I 
>typed
>in:
>"//PAUL/Paul Henrichsen/music/"
>I got an endless loop message; something about gen gate and either var 
>lock
>or var log. I couldn't tell and some numbers.
>I tried it again after deleting all of the tdb files. This time I got
>another number spevifying that I had entered an invalid share name.
>I tried another folder:
>"//PAUL/Paul Henrichsen/My Files/"
>And got a completely different error number but the same invalid share 
>name
>prompt.
>Hope this helps.
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: icon-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>[mailto:icon-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of ROB MEREDITH
>Sent: Friday, April 04, 2008 2:29 PM
>To: icon-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [icon-discuss] Re: My first experience with file sharing
>
>Paul:
>
>Please try the following in an attempt to fix file shares with Vista:
>
>1. Be sure wireless networking is off.
>2. Open File Explorer on the Braille+.
>3. Open the internal flash disk.
>4. Open the var folder.
>5. Open the lock folder.
>6. Delete all of the files with an extension of .tdb. There are probably
>10-15 of them.
>7. Turn on wireless networking and connect to your access point.
>8. Try accessing files on your Vista machine again.
>
>Rob
>
>>>>paulh52@xxxxxxxxxxx 04/03/08 05:13PM >>>
>I will, Larry and thanks.
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: icon-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>[mailto:icon-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Larry Skutchan
>Sent: Thursday, April 03, 2008 10:28 AM
>To: icon-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [icon-discuss] Re: My first experience with file sharing
>
>Paul, we are trying to figure out what is going on now. Please just be
>patient.
>On Wed, 2 Apr 2008 17:18:27 -0700, Paul Henrichsen wrote:
>
>
>>Pamela. I love the "So there", comment<grin>.
>>I think that if my boss at kurzweil saw me send a message to a customer
>>like
>>that, I'd be called on the carpet<grin>.
>>
>>Your bedside manner aside, I wonder if Rob would consent to write or
>>talk
>>with me about how to set this up from the braille plus side.
>>Turning off my firewall makes no difference.
>>I'm sure I just need someone who knows their way around vista to give
>>me a
>>little of their time.
>>I did try calling APH yesterday as my first thought, but haven't heard
>>anything back since yesterday morning.
>>As a representative for APH technical support, thanks for your cheerful
>>and
>>positive response<grin>.
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: icon-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>[mailto:icon-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of PAMELA RADER
>>Sent: Wednesday, April 02, 2008 7:02 AM
>>To: icon-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>Subject: [icon-discuss] Re: My first experience with file sharing
>>
>>Paul:
>>
>>Admittedly, there are still some buggs to work out.  However, in our
>>defense, I can tell you that Rob Meredith put a lot of work into this
>>and I
>>know for a fact that he is running Windows Vista on his home computer.
>>So,
>>there!
>>
>>One thing to keep in mind with regard to file sharing is that we can
>>tell
>>you how it's supposed to work, but you're going to have to do some
>>homework
>>on your part, as far as the Vista end goes, with regard to solving any
>>firewall issues or any other curve that microsoft has thrown your way.
>>It's
>>very possible that what you want to do can be done, but there may be
>>some
>>workarounds that have to be done.  It is impossible for us to know all
>>of
>>those because every situation is different.
>>
>>I'm sure you're not the only Vista user on this list and so perhaps
>>there
>>will be someone else who can help you troubleshoot.
>>
>>
>>
>>Pamela Rader, TECHNICAL SUPPORT
>>American Printing House For The Blind
>>1839 Frankfort Ave.
>>Louisville, KY  40206
>>
>>PHONE:  1-800-223-1839, Ext. 307
>>
>>
>>>>>paulh52@xxxxxxxxxxx 04/01/08 06:16PM >>>
>>I am really upset.
>>I'll admit that I haven't read all of my 400 messages yet.
>>I am glad those with xp are having good experiences with file sharing.
>>But those of us with vista so far have been left out in the cold.
>>At the risk of getting kicked off this list, I am really upset.
>>I talked with Michael at level star today. I think a lot of Michael.
>>He's a
>>pretty neat guy.
>>But he said no testing had been done with vista with regards to file
>>sharing
>>and had no ideas of what to do other than turning on the guest account
>>which
>>did nothing to resolve the problem.
>>Words like irresponsible and reprehensible come to mind.
>>Vista has been out for well over a year now and no one on the
>>development or
>>beta teams thought to test the icon with vista?
>>How can this be?
>>Michael's thought was that perhaps people are afraid of it.
>>Well, as of January 2009,  you won't be able to buy a computer with XP.
>>One would think that level star and/or APH would get with the program
>>and
>>use the current operating system in their tests of the icon, braille
>>plus,
>>or any other software for the computer or related to those devices..
>>This is the current operating system; not windows xp; not windows 98,
>>95 or
>>DOS.
>>Documentation should have been put out at the time of release for file
>>sharing with xp as well as for vista.
>>So, now, I am unable to use a feature on which I was counting.
>>Now, I am forced to wait until someone on the development team gets
>>their
>>hands on a vista machine and solves this problem.
>>I respectfully submit my name as an interested beta tester for all
>>future
>>releases, both hardware and software so at least someone with a vista
>>machine will test these applications to make sure they are ready for the
>>current operating system.
>>
>>Paul Henrichsen
>><paulh52@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>>
>>
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