Pentax Photo Browser/Photo Lab on Win2K

P. J. Alling webster26 at mindspring.com
Thu Apr 10 01:17:33 EDT 2008


Thanks, I'll look into giving it a spin.

Brian Walters wrote:
> I must have missed your original post.
>
> If you want to test Remote Assistant without risking your current Win
> 2000 system you could install win 2000 in a virtual machine and install
> Remote Assistant there.  If that works OK you could then install on your
> main system.
>
> The VM that I'm using is Virtualbox.  I have win 2000 running in it with
> no problems (I have the Linux version but there are versions for
> Windows, Mac etc)
>
> http://www.virtualbox.org/
>
>
>
> Cheers
>
> Brian
>
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Brian Walters
> Western Sydney, Australia
> http://members.westnet.com.au/brianwal/SL/
>
>
>
>
> On Wed, 09 Apr 2008 12:58:57 -0500, "P. J. Alling"
> <webster26 at mindspring.com> said:
>   
>> So all Pentax's literature tells us that Photo Browser will run on Win2K 
>> and Photo Lab "isn't available"  I'm not sure what they mean exactly 
>> since Photo Lab 3.5 seems to be running fine on my Win2k Server system 
>> with SP4 installed.  I'm almost afraid to tempt fate by installing the 
>> Remote Assistant (ver. 3.01).  The documentation says the it "isn't 
>> available" either and I'm a little afraid that I'll trash whatever it is 
>> in my current configuration that allows software that "isn't available" 
>> to run.  Luckily, I don't need it just yet as I haven't yet ordered a 
>> K20D.  I really have to clone the boot drive on this machine again.  The 
>> last clone is well, very old, but I've misplaced the software 
>> somewhere.  I'd like to thank everyone who tried to help when I posted 
>> the original question, even Adam.
>>
>>
>>     


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