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    Longman Exploring Science kills Windows

    Just wondered if anyone else has experienced this.

    My colleagues installed the software onto a teacher's laptop. Rebooted it, straight away it wouldn't start up Windows, came up saying hal.dll was missing. Consistent (usually) with a hard drive failure... so they abandoned that and started installing it on another laptop, which did almost exactly the same thing. I looked at the drive using an Ubuntu live CD and it seems like half the windows installation is missing, along with most of the teacher's docs.

    Only thing I can think is that the software might not like SP3... but it still doesn't make sense.

    So unless anyone has a better idea, I'm going to put it down as a very bizarre coincidence.

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    Which version?

    We've got the latest one running here, to my knowledge, without problems.

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    ahhhhhhhhh, the devil of all software

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edu-IT View Post
    Which version?

    We've got the latest one running here, to my knowledge, without problems.
    Version 8.

    We've got it working fine on other computers, so it is baffling. It even works with Vista!

    And the laptops that mysteriously broke... I ran full diagnostics on them. No fault found!



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