Instead of the download now, try using the other option where you provide
your email address and then about 30 minutes later it sends you an email
with a list of DVD images to download. You won't have to deal with the

By the way, if your i is on the Internet, I would use SNDPTFORD SF99601
rather than this, and specify *IMAGE and then it will send you down an image
of just the PTFs you need to get you to the latest Hiper from what PTFs you
currently have loaded on your machine. Then just put that image in an Image
Catalogue, assign a virtual optical device to it, and GO PTF option 8.



Pete Massiello
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-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Steve Richter
Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 10:04 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: fix package download locks up my browser

I would like to download PTF package SF99601 from this site:

When I click the "download now" link, a smaller window pops up, but it
remains blank and causes the browser to be unresponsive. I have to
reboot the PC. I am running Vista and the latest IE. This IBM download
site did tell me I had to install Java, which I did, from the Sun web

The IBM support web site says it has prepared the download package for
me. Is there an IBM FTP site I can go to that I can download from


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