[NTLK] (no subject)
narguthru at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 19 23:37:30 EDT 2010
I got Newton Connection Utilities (NCU) finally installed only to find out I have to build a serial cable. Thanks for the help. I hope to be transferring files tomorrow.
--- On Mon, 4/19/10, Tony Kan <tonykan at xtra.co.nz> wrote:
> From: Tony Kan <tonykan at xtra.co.nz>
> Subject: Re: [NTLK] (no subject)
> To: newtontalk at newtontalk.net
> Date: Monday, April 19, 2010, 6:39 PM
> Hi James
> The fix you're trying to do is for Newton Connection Kit
> (NCK) the predecessor
> to Newton Connection Utilities (NCU).
> AFAIR NCK was for NOS 1.x devices, NCU was for NOS 2.x
> devices (i.e. eMates).
> NCU doesn't need the system.ini to be modified to work on
> XP. If anyone knows
> different feel free to chime in.
> Another way is to have Win98 or Win2000 operating in
> something like MS Virtual
> PC on your XP machine. Then you shouldn't need to use
> Slowdown or anything to
> make NCU connect reliably over a serial cable.
> Tony Kan
> New Zealand
> I have the serial cable but without the install it doesn't
> matter much. Is there
> a step I'm missing or is there a better way to do this,
> without this program or
> cable, maybe with a PCMCIA adapter of some sort?
> Thanks for your time and any help is greatly appreciated.
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