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Re: SatPC32 12.8 released

The version of 12.8 for ISS (SatPC32ISS) does not start with the
QTH/Registration dialog. I can find no way to enter my Lat/Long.
I did follow the instructions for upgrading from 12.7.

Also there is no Setup menu.

Is there something I am missing?


> Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 08:30:07 -0500
> From: "Alan P. Biddle" <APBIDDLE@UNITED.NET>
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: SatPC32 12.8 released
> To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
> Message-ID: <DC0F8D0D76ED4BE99254D9C2BE9F9083@WA4SCA>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
> NB, this is one of those upgrades which can NOT be simply installed over
> the
> previous version.
> ============================================================================
> ===
> SatPC32 V. 12.8 contains significant changes regarding the storage of data
> files.
> Previous program versions stored program data in the SatPC32 program
> folder
> and
> its sub folders. Beginning with version 12.8 SatPC32 stores program
> application
> data in a sub folder 'SatPC32' of the Windows system folder for
> application
> data
> (the path of that folder is displayed in the foot line of the menu
> 'Satellites').
> Therefore don't install V. 12.8 over a previous installation! That would
> leave
> all previous data files in the SatPC32 program folder and its sub folders.
> If you want to keep an old installation make a backup copy of the entire
> SatPC32 program folder before you uninstall the previous version. Rename
> the
> copy 'SatPC32_127' or similar. In this folder you can run the old programs
> and look for your previous program configuration if necessary.
> Then uninstall the previous version. The Windows uninstaller will possibly
> leave some files and sub folders in the SatPC32 program folder. Remove
> these
> files
> and sub folders with Windows Explorer or another file manager.
> Then start the new setup program and follow the instructions.
> ============================================================================
> ===
> Alan

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