RE: install problems on WinNT

Subject: RE: install problems on WinNT
From: WJCarpenter (bill-abisource@carpenter.ORG)
Date: Wed Apr 25 2001 - 17:45:19 CDT

gino> A few weeks ago, I installed Abiword 7.13 on the machine in my
gino> office, which runs on WinNT 4.0. It installed fine and I had no
gino> real problems running it.

gino> This morning, I downloaded 7.14 and when I tried to install it,
gino> I got continuing messages that creating files in
gino> /abisource/abiword failed. I downloaded again, downloaded and
gino> tried the BiDi version, rebooted and tried again, with the same
gino> result every time.

This is just a problem with the windows installer. If you find your
previous installation (typically "C:\Program Files\AbiSuite\") and
delete it completely, the new install should go painlessly. The
problem is that all of the font files and help files (and there are a
*lot*) are installed "read-only". Next time around, the installer
fails when it tries to overlay them.

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