[Oberon] Systems that work
rob at drrob1.com
Sun May 18 21:50:52 CEST 2003
Why not just install WinMe. You have the CD, don't you?
Why did the local microcomputer store force the upgrade?
At 12:40 PM 5/18/2003 -0400, you wrote:
>Several months ago my main hardisk started to show signs of total failure.
>I did a lot of CD backups and then decided to have it replaced.
>The local Microcomputer store essentially forced me to upgrade my Windows
>ME operating system to Windows XP which I did (reluctantly).
>Now neither my Canon Multipass C5000 nor my Jaz drive work! By
>downloading some none Canon software I can at least print to the C5000 but
>the scanner is non functional. It turns out that Canon can not get a
>reliable device driver working under XP. Now note, the hardware is
>unchanged on my fax/copier/printer the cables are the same, the CPU is the
>same. It is only the operating system that has changed and yet the maker
>of the hardware who had a perfectly viable driver for Windows ME can not
>get it to work under Windows XP! (The Jaz issue I have not fully
>investigated since I have a scsii to USB converter on the cable. I will
>probably have to buy a scsii board.)
>This Microsoft dominance is another reason for sticking with the Oberon
>language and the various Oberon operating systems. At least one can "see"
>what is going on internally.
>We need the Oberon alternative. Hang in there!
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