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Re: [Bug-XBoard] Re: Winboard problem

From: Tim Mann
Subject: Re: [Bug-XBoard] Re: Winboard problem
Date: Sat, 18 Mar 2006 12:36:33 -0800

I already answered this question specifically, so I'm puzzled why you're
replying to my answer with a more vague one.

On Fri, 17 Mar 2006 11:48:32 +0200, "gk967" <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Hi when i try to run winbaord a window comes up and it says 16 bit windows 
> > subsystem i have a screen shot attached to >this e-mail... so take a look 
> > please and try to help me
> > Thanks!!!
> >That's a common Windows bug.  Microsoft has an article on how to correct
> >it at http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;324767
> >This happens when installing WinBoard because the installer is an old
> >version of InstallShield that uses 16-bit components.  WinBoard itself
> >is a 32-bit program.
> Hi Mat, :-)
> What version of Windows do you run? I have this specific problem very rarely 
> with an old Win 3.11 dict (never with Winboard). Restart solves the problem.
> I wonder why Winboard (a 32 bit app) brings up a message targeted to 16 bit 
> apps. I suspected something wrong with Windows, not with Winboard, probably 
> with Windows Installer.
> Maybe its a good idea to update your intaller version. Microsoft links there 
> (genuine download):
> http://support.microsoft.com/?id=893803 ,
> http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=889482FC-5F56-4A38-B838-DE776FD4138C&displaylang=en
>  .
> Free download for all,  there (for NT-XP series or for 98-Me series) there: 
> http://www.softwarepatch.com/windows/wininstallnt.html , (Please look at 
> "Applies to". Is there your system? If not click at link below of "Related 
> link".
> Please uninstall Winboard, run the Windows Installer setup (this updates your 
> Installer's version) and then install the latest Winboard's edition.
> Best Regards!
> Elf Wizard. :-)

Tim Mann  address@hidden  http://tim-mann.org/

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