Re: Genemapper woes

From: joel garry <>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 11:04:09 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <>

On Feb 26, 8:41 am, wrote:
> Hi.
> I'm trying to get a piece of genetic software from Applied Biosystems
> to work, called GeneMapper 3.0. It uses an oracle 8.1.7 database. I
> tried installing it through vista with no luck -couldn't resolve TNS
> names etc. After reading about similar problems on bionet (apparently
> it won't work at all on Vista), I went down the route of installing
> virtual PC and running it through XP on my vista machine.
> However every time I try and install the software (tried this on two
> different machines now) it hangs up on installation. A command prompt
> window with 'Install Orcale - C:\OracleGM
> \ifatmp3\launchOracleInstall.bat appears with a blank window beneath
> it and the installation freezes. I'm worried that I may have deleted
> something in the registry that it needs when I was uninstalling the
> software on one of my multiple installation attempts.
> Any advice would be very much appreciated.
> Thanks.

Install something supported and set compatibility?


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