If you had called MS, and explained, they would have let you downgrade
to XP, for free! It's a little known, but posible "feature" of Vista.
With a "New" PC, you might get driver availability problems, if the
hardware maker does not provide drivers for XP. That, of course, is
not MS's problem.
> -----Original Message-----
> 2a. Re: CW Skimmer 1.4 problems
> Posted by: "vk2nu" DavidVK2NU@... vk2nu
> Date: Tue Feb 17, 2009 8:45 pm ((PST))
> For those interested, the few bugs I had running CW Skimmer
> under Vista have all been fixed. I bit the bullet, and
> downgraded to XP pro 2, and all now works as advertised.
> I know some have reported running under Vista without any
> issues, but not in my case.
> I can now start Skimmer, without first having to manually
> start Omni- rig, and without first having to run another
> program to kick start my
> EMU-0202 soundcard.
> All is good (except for the 100 bucks I had to pay for XP).
> David, VK2NU