We have it running on 2K but can't get it to install on XP.

Has anyone gotten the new (from developer tools) ones to work with XP.
It give a bogus signon as administrator message (when we are) and will
not continue.



John Bussert
Swift Technologies, Inc.
847-289-8939 (fax)

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From: George Kinney [mailto:GKinney@nextransport.com]
Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2002 9:38 AM
To: 'midrange-l@midrange.com'
Subject: RE: Websphere Development Tools

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>OK, I give up...I've wasted a whole day trying to install the WEBSPHERE
>DEVELOPMENT TOOLS on my P/C. After 4 installs, de-installs, registry
>clears etc. etc. It still fails on the Websphere Studio portion, and
>CODE/400 can't seem to save anything without crashing and terminating,
>thus not saving anything.  Has anyone gotten this to install on W2K?

Yes, I use it on a W2K Pro machine every day. Can't say its flawless,
then again it wasn't 100% stable on the old win98 machine I used to use
either. (Still prefer it to SEU though)

It didn't install cleanly when I tried to load it, I had to go through
and re-run the Windows installer scripts to get it to load up. Then I
had to

configure the help system manually.

In case you are still curious, each disk has a *.msi file in its root
right click it and select 'Repair' and it should do its thing. You'll
to do this
for every disk. I'd wager the online help won't work either, but there
docs on the disks
to show you how to fix it. (you'll have to use the varcfg utility)

Like I said at the top of this post, I use CODE/400 every day on a Win2K
machine, and
prefer it greatly to SEU/RDU, etc. However, the installer is badly
under w2k, (and
won't re-install under win98 correctly) and it is a pain in the a** to

P.S. Simply running the uninstall option from 'Add/Remove Programs' does
*NOT* completely uninstall the product, you have to get a utility off of
websphere studio site at IBM to clean it up properly. (Didn't work for
BTW, but your mileage may vary.)

P.S.S. The developers of websphere studio are readily available through
newsgroups on IBMs servers, links are at the support site. They have
helpful to me in working around the problems I've run into so far.

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