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

  • From: "David Poehlman" <poehlman1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <icon-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 6 Apr 2008 08:44:01 -0400

ok, It's not seeing your shares.  Is it possible to find a networked item 
other than vista to share it with?

Now, Here's something I have come across that may give us a clue.  I have 
found that often, a device will connect to the internet through a router but 
not to the network because there is a protocol miss match.  It's usually an 
issue of incryption but I've never seen this with the Icon because if you 
don't input the right key on the ICon, you don't get onto the network at 
all.  If you have wep running, can you disable it to see if that works? 
This well might be an icon versus vista issue but I'm more inclined to think 
that if it is, it has more to do with network filtering in vista than the 
Icon.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Henrichsen" <paulh52@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <icon-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, April 06, 2008 1:11 AM
Subject: [icon-discuss] Re: My first experience with file sharing


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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