General Chat Thread, Your worst piece of software in General; pulsar.exe or SIMS workstation!
No Deploy package!
Won't work in Vista (with UAC on and has to be used with ...
9th February 2010, 12:29 PM #16
pulsar.exe or SIMS workstation!
No Deploy package!
Won't work in Vista (with UAC on and has to be used with local admin rights!)
Needs a mapped drive (again with full control access)
Needs special users added to local security groups. (again effectivly making SIMS user a local poweruser).
The software was made for windows 98 and it's still there.
9th February 2010, 12:29 PM #17
SNAP !! Just had to MANUALLY edit the .ini file so it shows the CORRECT serial number it's NOT picking up on the policy install - pile of kak no doubt written by a bunch of baboon morons.
Originally Posted by thomass
9th February 2010, 12:30 PM #18
9th February 2010, 12:33 PM #19
OMG! how did I forget these!
Originally Posted by CyberNerd
requires a locked down (to server and harddrive) macrovison protection making backups of the server redundant as they won't work!
CS3: Impossible for a non-programmer to deploy. (programmed my technician instead
9th February 2010, 12:35 PM #20
9th February 2010, 12:40 PM #21
Pro engineer 4, multi media science school as it only works with quick time 6!
9th February 2010, 12:40 PM #22
Originally Posted by korifugi
9th February 2010, 12:41 PM #23
Solidworks - just because its a nightmare to install.
Thanks to sippo from:
andyturpie (17th January 2012)
9th February 2010, 12:41 PM #24
9th February 2010, 12:44 PM #25
Abacus evolve IPlanner.....Heinemann/Ginn software!
9th February 2010, 12:46 PM #26
Any software used in a school....
9th February 2010, 12:47 PM #27
Originally Posted by mattx
I created an MSI file with a admin.ini which tells it all that infomation. though it does randomly lose work / corrupt it
Have you installed Mediator SP1
9th February 2010, 12:48 PM #28
Mac OS whatever version is on the mac we got given. I have tried, I've given it a fair chance but we just don't get along!
9th February 2010, 12:51 PM #29
Fronter (I know its a VLE but still!!)
Slow, clunky, tedious to use and riddled with weird quirky bugs. ....Did I mention it was slow?
9th February 2010, 12:54 PM #30
Edexcel/Promissor testing software. In use every day here at the mo - have to restart the server most mornings (good job its virtualised) breaks every time you do an upgrade, painfully slow, requires admin rights on the workstations and the client software is called "Administrator !"
Add that to the appalling Edexcel online website which you have to use to enter the candidates; awful design, completely counter-intuitive and apparently running on a 386 with 4M of RAM in a datacentre in Nepal...
2 Thanks to Linfit:
achedgy (9th February 2010), eduabncs (13th October 2010)
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