Wanted - copy of HP E2450-17504 Symbol Utility (for HP 16500B)
maurice.smulders at gmail.com
Wed Dec 2 17:30:00 CST 2009
I would be interested in a copy as well please...
On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 2:35 PM, Philip Pemberton <philpem at philpem.me.uk>wrote:
> Philip Pemberton wrote:
>> Seeing as there are a few folk here with 16500B analysers, I was wondering
>> if I could ask a small favour... I need a copy of the Symbol Utility install
>> floppy, HP part number E2450-17504, aka "Symbol Utility for HP16500B/C/CS".
>> It should be either a normal 1.44MB DOS format floppy, or a HP LIF floppy
>> (more likely DOS than LIF).
> Hi guys,
> I've managed to reconstruct an "install" floppy from the files on someone
> else's HP analyser. Briefly...
> - Format a 1.44MB floppy disk on the "source" analyser
> - Copy \SYSTEM\OPT_032 from the hard drive to the floppy
> - Also copy \SYSTEM\MESSAGES and \SYSTEM\OBJECTS to the floppy, as
> \MESSAGES and \OBJECTS respectively. These are directories; you need to
> preserve the directory structure and copy all the files/subdirectories.
> - Insert the disk into the "destination" analyser, and flip the power
> switch to "ON".
> - Wait for the FDD light to go out, then select System -> Symbol Utility.
> If you've got Symbol Utility 3.02 you'll be asked if you want to install the
> software; version 3.05 doesn't ask, but has an "Install Symbol Utility"
> option instead. Basically, click the button if necessary, then confirm that
> yes, you really do want to install the Symbol Utility.
> I'd still rather like a copy of the original HP install floppy... this
> approach is quite hackish in my opinion.
> philpem at philpem.me.uk
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