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Re: trouble installing 3.5 in classic

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  • John Rethorst
    ... The installer runs from Classic. Maybe just a restart would fix it. I would do a new install rather than copying an existing application file, or
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 12, 2006
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      --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, pjandlar <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      >
      > I'm a long-time WordPerfect Mac user, trying to install 3.5 on an iMac running
      > classic and OSX. I've tried three methods:
      >
      > 1) I used 3.5" install disks, and everything was fine till I got to the license #
      > part. I did buy the program ages ago, but haven't yet found the original disks
      > and license (I'm using back-up disks). If I really need it I can probably find it
      > somewhere, as unfortunately I never throw anything out!
      >
      > When it asked for the license and I didn't have one, I did a force quit.
      > WordPerfect launched and I could use it, but when I tried to save some test
      > docs it wouldn't, saying the disk was full (it wasn't, and I tried different folders
      > just in case that would make it happy).
      >
      > 2) I also tried moving the WordPerfect folder from an OS9.2 iMac where it runs
      > just fine to the OSX one via a flash drive, but in that case WordPerfect wasn't
      > recognized as an application.
      >
      > 3) I also downloaded the app and unstuffed it last night and then ran installer;
      > the installer icon bounced up and down in the dock but nothing else
      > happened.

      The installer runs from Classic. Maybe just a restart would fix it. I would do
      a new install rather than copying an existing application file, or installing
      (what version?) from 3.5 disks.

      You can use anything for the license number.

      John R.
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