Re: Tech Writing tools and Windows 8.1 migration

Subject: Re: Tech Writing tools and Windows 8.1 migration
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2015 16:26:50 -0800

Dunno about Pure Text, but I'd petition for Stardock's Start8
<http://www.stardock.com/products/start8/> if I were you. (Disclaimer: I'm
an avid user with no financial interest in the company nor its products.)

Until you adopt the free Windows 10 later this year, you'll go stark-raving
*mad* without the regular Start menu.

> Chris

On Wed, Feb 4, 2015 at 1:10 PM, Wroblewski, Victoria <
victoria -dot- wroblewski -at- necect -dot- com> wrote:

> 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?
>
>
> - V
>
> Victoria J. Wroblewski
> Technical Writer
> NEC Enterprise Communication Technologies, Inc.
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