Re: FD Network questions


Ken Kent <ka2lim@...>
 

Have VHF2.4 running on our network computers for our contest station. OS is XP Pro. No problems.

From: billstobaugh
To: N3FJP_Software_Users@...
Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2012 7:35 PM
Subject: [N3FJP_Software_Users] Re: FD Network questions

 
For what it is worth - I get the same run time error 429 when I enter the setup tab in VHF network 2.4 running under Ubuntu. If you ever find the cause of this error, I would like to know.

Bill N7LKA

--- In N3FJP_Software_Users@..., "n9wys" wrote:
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> OK. I've talked to others who are participating with me this weekend, and
> we can find a newer machine to load the client onto. I just reformatted
> this old machine, so the install is pretty clean. I'm not sure that another
> clean install would help much.
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> I'd be willing to bet it's a Windows problem, but I just don't want to screw
> with it this close to the weekend now. I'll get myself all worked up and
> it'd mess with me throughout the whole FD exercise. So, I'm scratching that
> machine off my list this year. ;-p
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> Thanks anyhow!
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> Mark - N9WYS
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> From: N3FJP_Software_Users@... On Behalf Of SNKDavis@...
> Sent: Friday, June 22, 2007 3:00 PM
> To: N3FJP_Software_Users@...
> Subject: Re: [N3FJP_Software_Users] FD Network questions
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> Hi Mark,
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> Thanks for the update. The only other thing I can suggest is, if you have
> everything backed up on that PC to go ahead, reformat the drive and
> reinstall Win 98. I'm sorry I don't have more to offer from here. Please
> let me know if anything comes to light.
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> 73, Scott
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> N3FJP
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> In a message dated 6/22/2007 3:36:31 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> n9wys@... writes:
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> I had already tried that - unsuccessfully. That's when I decided to write
> and inquire.
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> From: N3FJP_Software_Users@... On Behalf Of SNKDavis@...
> Sent: Friday, June 22, 2007 1:48 PM
> To: N3FJP_Software_Users@...
> Subject: Re: [N3FJP_Software_Users] FD Network questions
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> Hi Mark,
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> Thanks for your e-mail. The installation files haven't changed in my
> software and all versions are running fine on my Win 98 machine here. I
> haven't had any other reports of problems with Win 98. My only guess is
> that Dcom, which is (or should be) on Windows 98 is not working properly on
> yours. You might try this:
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> -Uninstall my Field Day Program.
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> - Download and install Dcom 98:
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> > > -B59D-0867F9BDDA66&displaylang=en>
> t.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=08B1AC1B-7A11-43E8-B59D-0867F9BDDA66&d
> isplaylang=en>
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> - Install the Field Day program and cross your fingers.
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> Please let me know how you make out.
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> 73, Scott
> N3FJPwww.n3fjp.com
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> Serving the Amateur Radio Community with contesting and general logging
> software since 1997.
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> In a message dated 6/22/2007 1:15:58 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> n9wys@... writes:
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> OK - I am also preparing for FD buy getting my network going ahead of time.
> However, I am using a newer and an older laptop for the logging and am
> having trouble with FD Network on the older machine.
>
> I have the program installed, and it doesn't even find the log file on that
> machine, much less across the network. The old machine is running Win98 -
> so I wonder if I need an older version of FD Network for that machine. If I
> tell the program to "Cancel" the ID Setup, I get runtime error 429.
> "ActiveX component can't create object."
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> Do I need to install any ActiveX so this will run?? And will I encounter
> this problem on any other machines that run the older OS?
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> Scott / Kim, suggestions??
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> Mark - N9WYS
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> See what's free at AOL.com .
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