[amsat-bb] Re: Problem with registering WiSP using WIN7
ka3hsw at att.net
Fri Jul 1 21:00:50 PDT 2011
If the default installation folder for WiSP is under C:\Program Files,
that's likely your problem. Windows 7 User Account Controls limits certain
write activities to sub-folders under the Program Files folder. Try
uninstalling it, then re-install but DON'T accept the default installation
directory. I set up a Ham Stuff folder in the root directory that I install
everything to, and have not run into any problems.
Or turn off UAC.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan P. Biddle" <APBIDDLE at UNITED.NET>
To: "AMSAT-BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, July 01, 2011 12:02 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Problem with registering WiSP using WIN7
>I have finally switched to WIN7 32 bit from XP, and have a few odd little
> issues. One is that WiSP no longer recognizes my registration number as
> valid. (Double checked from the original e-mail.)
> Possibly a clue is that when I start the program, it already has ALAN-PC
> the Callsign box. That is the name of the PC. Of course I clear it. It
> did register, once, and I _thought_ it was due to the caps lock being off.
> However, when I booted up this morning, it was unregistered and doesn't
> accept the registration with or without the caps lock being on. I did try
> some backward compatability settings, but no help.
> Anybody have this happen, with a solution? I am toying with changing the
> name of the machine to WA4SCA, but am holding off until some other support
> issues are solved.
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