Roy Diffrient Aug 18, 2013
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> Thanks, Owen. Updating the Guide software seems to have done the trick --
> Working now on DVD copies.
> Re: Real Sky
> Posted by: "Owen Brazell" owen@... obrazell
> Date: Tue Aug 13, 2013 11:15 pm ((PDT))
> I copied all the files from the CD�s via an XP machine onto a USB disk and
> run them from there. I have not tried putting them back on a DVD (saw no
> point really). It did take a very long time to copy the files but it seems
> to work with a number of different programs that support RealSky including
> Bill did make a fix for Guide as there was a bug so make sure you use the
> latest in testing update.
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On
> Behalf Of Roy Diffrient
> Sent: 13 August 2013 10:49 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: [guide-user] Real Sky
> Some months ago there was a brief discussion here about getting the Real
> CD-ROM set to work with Guide on Windows 7/8. Real Sky works fine via
> on Win XP, but Microsoft �improved� later Windows versions by eliminating
> small disk data chunks, and as a result Win 7 does not recognize the Real
> Sky CD�s. The proposed fix was to copy the CD�s onto a USB drive using an
> machine, and transfer the files to a new disc on a Win 7 machine.
> Unfortunately I found that when the files were ready to copy onto a new
> disk, the total size had somehow expanded so that they no longer fit on a
> CD-R (over 800 MB vs. about 650 MB capacity). I then tried copying to a
> That also didn�t work, Guide 9 doesn�t produce any Real Sky images �
> I get a message to re-insert the Guide CD. Doing that apparently does
> nothing. So, has anyone managed to get Real Sky disk images via Guide 9 on
> Win 7/8 machine, and if so, how?
> Roy Diffrient
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