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Re: Use of WordPerfect with Mac OSX 10.4.9

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  • wgibson648
    Geoff -- Thanks. I saw the instruction in Section IV (Step D), but it did not state to do that first. I was planning to install Sheepshaver AFTER everything
    Message 1 of 5 , Mar 14, 2007
      Geoff --

      Thanks. I saw the instruction in Section IV (Step D), but it did not
      state to do that first. I was planning to install Sheepshaver AFTER
      everything else.

      Thanks for correcting me.

      Will

      --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, Geoff Gilbert <Geoff@...> wrote:
      >
      > Nothing to do with 10.4.9, rather it is that you have an intel mac
      > and classic applications, such as WP, are not supported. You have to
      > install Sheepshaver first and run WP under Sheepshaver. The full
      > Sheepshaver install plus WP is available from the Links section of
      > this group.
      >
      > Geoff
      >
      > >Good Morning. I just (about an hour ago) found out about this
      > >Tech Group and the community of WordPerfect afficionados.
      > >
      > >I followed your instructions in "Getting Started ...." However,
      > >when I attempted to run the program installer, I received a
      > >splash screen stating: "You cannot open the application 'Install
      > >Corel WordPerfect 3.5e' because it is not supported on this system."
      > >
      > >Last evening, I ran the Mac OSX 10.4.9 Updater from Apple
      > >Computer. Are you aware of any modifications in that update
      > >that might prevent installation of WordPerfect? Or, might I have
      > >not performed actions in the correct order (I am in step I.D. of
      > >"Getting Started ...."
      > >
      > >BTW, I am running a 17" MacBookPro (CoreDuo Intel) with OS 10.4.9.
      > >
      > >Thank you for your help.
    • John Rethorst
      ... This has been clarified in a new revision of Getting Started with WP Mac.pdf John R.
      Message 2 of 5 , Mar 17, 2007
        --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, "wgibson648" <WFG2@...> wrote:

        > Thanks. I saw the instruction in Section IV (Step D), but it did not
        > state to do that first. I was planning to install Sheepshaver AFTER
        > everything else.

        This has been clarified in a new revision of "Getting Started with WP Mac.pdf"

        John R.
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