RE: Tech Writing tools and Windows 8.1 migration

Subject: RE: Tech Writing tools and Windows 8.1 migration
From: Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- nuot -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2015 21:18:27 +0000

CNET says that you need PureText 3.0 to run on Windows 8. (I'm still on PureText 2.0 on my Windows 7 here.)

-----Original Message-----
From: Wroblewski, Victoria
Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2015 4:10 PM
To: Technical Writing
Subject: Tech Writing tools and Windows 8.1 migration

So... IT has started moving us all to new laptops that use Windows 8.1. Time has come for the tech writing group to migrate, and our first snag has come up with PureText, which apparently crashed everything when the IT migration guy tried to run it on the first laptop he is trying to set up.

We know our Adobe products should be okay (we are a Framemaker shop), unsure about some of our Frame add-ins and we shall see (biggest concern is Finalyser, which we use as our archive tool). Anyone else out there in tech writer land already have to move to Windows 8.1 and have any more ideas on what to expect?

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