Re: AW: Software compatibility with new Windows?

From: Mark Hanning-Lee (
Date: Sun Dec 23 2001 - 22:45:39 EST

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    Ulrich Beinert wrote:
    > > Satisfied with Win 98 SE ? Keep it ! No point upgrading : a lot of
    > > your
    > > softs wont work anymore, even some webcams !
    > > We got Windows XP with a new PC for my son. Sure I stay with my
    > > "old" Win 98
    > > on mine !
    > I've been having a lot of trouble with my windows 98se in the past weeks
    > (even after reinstalling everything). I really don't want to upgrade to
    > windows xp, but what's the news on Windows 2000? Yes, it's a bit older too,
    > and it's based on windows NT, but several people I know that are "home
    > users" have win2k on their pcs now, and they're satisfied. Does it work with
    > all the programs we like to use???
    > Ulrich
    Yes, Win2000 works fine with skymap. A while back I posted how to get
    skymap working on any version of Windows. The tips I posted sre likely
    to work for XP, which has the same code base, but I haven't yet seen XP.
    FYI, the skymap we are discussing is a Matson DOS program, not Chris
    Marriott's Windows-based Skymap Pro, which ALSO tracks satellites! The
    latter one lives at .
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