08-10-2008, 05:18 AM
| | Re: Motorola Phone Tools and Vista
"Big John" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I recently was had to replace a computer and could not find what I
>wanted with Microsoft XP on it so was obliged to go with Vista. Don't
>like it for several reasons, but guess I'll get used to it.
>Unfortunately, I've found that I use several programs that Vista gags
>at!! One such is my Motorola Phone tools. When I tried to load it up
>from the disk Ive used before - it seemed to load OK, but then it
>couldn't find an appropriate driver for my KRAZR V3 telephone. It went
>on line and fiddled around awhile, said it couldn't find the correct
>image. Now when I plug it in and try to use it it goes to "Phone Setup"
>and just sits there and runs.
> Any suggestions?? How about it John - there has got to be a quick fix
> to this. Everything works fine on my old desktop.
One word about XP, it IS still available from Dell on their Small
Business line, i.e Vostro. You have to pay $99 and you get BOTH XP Pro
loaded/running and Vista ready to load "when you're ready" which will
probably be never for me.