Eudora in Windows XP Pro?

  Hedontownee 18:04 26 Oct 03

Greetings, I am re-visiting Eudora having used it previously in ME and 98. I have the latest version 6 and it wont install. I get an error box "Cant run 16 bit windows program".
The install prog appears to looking for a file and cant find it???
Any ideas Folks
You help will be greatly appreciated

  spikeychris 18:15 26 Oct 03

Don't use it but it would apear you need to
Open the reg and go to HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem
NtfsDisable8dot3NameCreation, you will see the DWORD has a value of "1"

You will need to change the above value to 0 and reboot.

  spikeychris 18:16 26 Oct 03

If you are not familiar with the registry editor or not comfortable using
it, you can also do something else:

The installer file is actually just a selfextracting zip file. Use WinZip or
a similar program to extract the contents and then run the installer program
by clicking on Setup.exe

  Hedontownee 06:08 28 Oct 03

Due entirely to the patience and knowledge of spikey chris the problem is solved.
Thanks very much

  Hedontownee 10:26 29 Oct 03

In order that others with similar problems may try this solution!!.
I unzipped the automatic setup file that was downloaded from the makers site,and actually actioned the setup exe and when asked to agree the default location I didnt but created a separate folder and then continued with the install and it completed successfully.
HHope that is of use to others?

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