Re: IE dialer hassles

SMPnet ( )
Fri, 27 Jun 1997 19:35:29 -0400

I have clients running it all over the place. Many
different machines all with Win3.1 some even Shared
Even on Network share installations of IE.
I have never encountered these types of problems.

Ted Olson wrote:
> We're trying to implement the IE Dialer as a replacement for Trumpet on
> subscriber Win 3.1 platforms. Been running preliminary in-house
> installation and configuration testing with very mixed and random results,
> such as:
> 1. After creating (and saving!) a new connection profile, double-clicking
> on the new icon brings up a blank properties tab ... no name, password, or
> dial-up number. Type it all in again, save it, same thing. Only a manual
> edit of the .con file solves this.
> 2. Or, we create a new connection profile, double-click on the new icon,
> and it brings up another "create a new connection" dialog tab ... problem
> is that the .con file name was not appended to iedial.exe on the command
> line in icon properties, so we have to add it manually.
> 3. Or, when fine tuning the additional properties of a working connection
> profile (such as start IE automatically, minimize on connect, display
> terminal window, etc) -- then close and save, but they don't "stay saved,"
> only solution is to edit the .con file manually.
> These problems are occuring randomly with both the 2.0 and 3.0 versions, on
> different machines with no pattern we've been able to recognize yet. We
> obviously don't want to package this for subscribers until these bugs(?)
> are solved ... anyone have ideas or suggestions?
> Thanks much,
> -Ted
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> Ted Olson President, System Manager OCSNet
> Olson Computer Services
> OCS Software, Inc.
> Phone 209.781.4123 Fax 209.781.3718 Porterville, CA USA
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