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01-09-2000, 01:00 AM
Hello,

I have the same problem!

Robert Scarborough schrieb:

> Installshield technical support got back to me and confirmed that they have
> a problem with Windows 98 SE. It doesn't just happen with the DAO object
> either. It also happens with the MDAC object (and probably other objects
> that I haven't tested yet).
>
> As far as a workaround goes, Installshield said there is none other than not
> using the objects and trying to install the files needed for DAO support
> manually. But they didn't guarantee that this would fix the problem either.
>
> For my part, I'm simply going to test for whether the install is running on
> Windows 98 and if so display a large prominent message warning the customer
> that there will probably be a long delay after reboot and advise them not to
> reset their computer again. I'll also prominently display a message saying
> that this is
>
> A KNOWN BUG in INSTALLSHIELD VERSION 6.
>
> This is version 2 of my application which is being distributed to the
> trading floors of all the major international banks all around the world.
> Luckily for me most of them run NT, but there are still several hundred
> customers using Windows 98. Hopefully the negative publicity will filter
> back to Installshield and shame them into fixing this atrocious problem.
>

NewsArchive
02-10-2000, 01:00 AM
Hello,

And Me !

Henrik Rasmussen

Frank Stüber <frank@stueber.de> wrote in message
news:3878FA21.B8CB13FA@stueber.de...
> Hello,
>
> I have the same problem!
>
> Robert Scarborough schrieb:
>
> > Installshield technical support got back to me and confirmed that they
have
> > a problem with Windows 98 SE. It doesn't just happen with the DAO
object
> > either. It also happens with the MDAC object (and probably other objects
> > that I haven't tested yet).
> >
> > As far as a workaround goes, Installshield said there is none other than
not
> > using the objects and trying to install the files needed for DAO support
> > manually. But they didn't guarantee that this would fix the problem
either.
> >
> > For my part, I'm simply going to test for whether the install is running
on
> > Windows 98 and if so display a large prominent message warning the
customer
> > that there will probably be a long delay after reboot and advise them
not to
> > reset their computer again. I'll also prominently display a message
saying
> > that this is
> >
> > A KNOWN BUG in INSTALLSHIELD VERSION 6.
> >
> > This is version 2 of my application which is being distributed to the
> > trading floors of all the major international banks all around the
world.
> > Luckily for me most of them run NT, but there are still several hundred
> > customers using Windows 98. Hopefully the negative publicity will
filter
> > back to Installshield and shame them into fixing this atrocious problem.
> >
>

NewsArchive
01-16-2002, 01:00 AM
The DAO objects status text show "Copying OLE Automation files...".

Should the word "copying" be removed now that "Installing:" is already on
the panel?

As it stands it reads "Installing: Copying OLE Automation files..."


Thanks,
David Stiff
Trango Software