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Discussion in 'Security Alarms' started by robert, Dec 9, 2004.

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  1. robert

    robert Guest

    Robert wrote,
    I thought I would tell the group of some problems that I had with northern
    computer. At this time northern does not have an operable system using
    winpac 2.0 on windows xp service pack 2. They admit to the problem and say
    a fix is in the works. Notice they haven't emailed any warning that there
    is a problem to the dealer base. That was 2 months ago. The problem of when
    I first encountered this major problem was when a customers hard drive
    failed. I went to the local computer store and bought a full version of XP
    pro (customers IT dept. lost original copy of xp) The copy had xp pro
    service pack 2. It won't work with winpac. So pray that if you have any
    customers out there with a northern system installed that the harddrive
    doesn't fail. Otherwise you will have to buy an earlier version someplace.
    It doesn't seem that Northern is going to get their act together any time
  2. Frank Olson

    Frank Olson Guest

    It's pretty easy to avoid this problem... Ensure your customer's computers
    that are running the software are also running Windows 98SE.
  3. Bob La Londe

    Bob La Londe Guest

    There are still some small OEMs that are producing legal serial numbers for
    and copies of 98SE.

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  4. G. Morgan

    G. Morgan Guest

    Win2K is preferable.
  5. jackcsg

    jackcsg Guest

    or...if you stay away from it entirely, you won't be exposed to the POS it
    is, was, has been, and always will be. Northern is JUNK, period.
  6. petem

    petem Guest

    there was issue with win2k ans winpak 2.0 too..

    same for winpak pro..

    I am certified for prowatch and can tell you that this company sux big

    but they do have some really good tech support here in canada...but dont
    even think to have some simple help from there 1-800 number in the state..
  7. petem

    petem Guest

    thats just normal for NCI..

    they cant move there ass fast enough..its too big..
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