Dowloading Trados 6.5 Freelance on new Microsoft XP.
Thread poster: Bernadette Mora

Bernadette Mora  Identity Verified
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Nov 2, 2004

Hi everybody

Last week I changed my software and now I have Pentium IV, Microsoft XP and ADSL connection. However, as I had lots of Trojan viruses, the hard disk had to be formatted and consequently Trados was erased from my PC. Now I am trying to download it again and I have some problems and it's fishy 'cause when I had Windows Millenium it could be downloaded perfectly and it ran smoothly.
I downloaded Trados installer in my documents and when I access to the folder and when I'm installing it (after license key and languages) I get the following error:

C:\DOCUME-1\ADMIN-1\LOCALS-1\Temp\Rar$DI76.256/Program Files\Trados\T65_FL\Samples\...\chapter2.fm.

Verify that the file exists and that you can access it.

And then I have to abort everything and Trados is uninstalled.

Any idea about what's happening?

Thanks for your help.

Bernadette


 

Yolande Haneder  Identity Verified
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I know what you are meaning... Nov 2, 2004

I experienced the same as you as the zip file had been unpacked in another windows version. I can't say much about it, I unpacked it again and it worked fine.

 

Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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What did you use to extract the archive? Nov 2, 2004

Hi again,
My best guess is that you used the built-in WinXP extraction utility to unzip the downloaded file. Forget that, and use WinZip or a similar utility instead.

HTH, Ralf


 

Bernadette Mora  Identity Verified
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Downloading Trados 6.5 Freelance on new Microsoft XP Nov 2, 2004

Hi Ralf,

Which version of Winzip do you recommend me?
The ones I've tried from Internet are only for evaluation and are a bit fishy.
Thank you very much for your reply.
Regards,

Bernadette


Ralf Lemster wrote:

Hi again,
My best guess is that you used the built-in WinXP extraction utility to unzip the downloaded file. Forget that, and use WinZip or a similar utility instead.

HTH, Ralf


 

Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Germany
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Various possibilities Nov 2, 2004

Hi again,
Which version of Winzip do you recommend me?

I can't recommend anything, but I'm using WinZip 9.0 and StuffIt - the websites have the same name.

The ones I've tried from Internet are only for evaluation and are a bit fishy.

Here we go again...icon_smile.gif ...what exactly is the problem with them? "Fishy" is not a very precise description, I'm afraid...

Thanks, Ralf


 

Bernadette Mora  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 18:03
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Downloading Trados 6.5 Freelance on new Microsoft XP Nov 3, 2004

Hello again!

Good news! finally everything unzipped successfully and Trados is running smoothly!
I followed your instructions. When I referred to "fishy" I really meant that in some cases I tried to download a Winzip version (free) from pages that were unsafe because my anti-virus system prevented me from downloading them.
Thanks a lot for your help.
I'm ready to use again my beloved Trados!
Regards,
Bernadette


Ralf Lemster wrote:

Hi again,
Which version of Winzip do you recommend me?

I can't recommend anything, but I'm using WinZip 9.0 and StuffIt - the websites have the same name.

The ones I've tried from Internet are only for evaluation and are a bit fishy.

Here we go again...icon_smile.gif ...what exactly is the problem with them? "Fishy" is not a very precise description, I'm afraid...

Thanks, Ralf


 


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