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RE: [IP] Cozminitor software and Windows 7 - tech info

Actually, if you purchase a new computer with just Windows 7 Home the
upgrade to Pro is pretty painless.  Evidently everything will already be on
the machine.  Then you purchase the upgrade from Miscrosoft web site and
receive a key.  You start the process, put in the key and the Pro features
are unlocked.  

I managed it without any problem.  I know when I say that I have been a
programmer for 35+ years people assume that I know all there is to know
about computers.  But I don't - I really know about zip about the workings
of a pc I just needed the vpn and networking parts of the Professional.  I
would bet the Pro connectivity features are why your cozmo software will run
on 7 Pro and not 7 Home.


-----Original Message-----
From: email @ redacted
[mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of Gilda Harris
Sent: Sunday, April 24, 2011 03:13
To: email @ redacted
Subject: [IP] Cozminitor software and Windows 7 - tech info

I have 14 months to go on my Cozmo and I too am looking for a new computer
(currently have XP).  The Cozmo tech informed me that the software will not
run on Windows 7, but it can run on Windows 7 Professional; that Windows 7
can be upgraded to Professional.  To avoid the hassles of frustration and
cost of A. upgrading software B. inability on my part to get it running C.
hiring a computer geek who may compound the issue , I have decided to just
go for the extra expense of a complete Windows 7 Professional.  I will keep
i.p.'s informed.
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