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Question asked by g.nied on Jan 23, 2004
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"><HTML><HEAD><META http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1"><META content="MSHTML 6.00.2800.1106" name=GENERATOR><STYLE></STYLE></HEAD><BODY bgColor=#ffffff><DIV><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff>Andrew,</FONT></SPAN></DIV><DIV><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff></FONT></SPAN> </DIV><DIV><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff>Yep. Agilent, in their apparent desire to keep VEE out of the mainstream, has made the free VEE runtime files </FONT></SPAN><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff>EXTREMELY difficult for the average user to download. Yes it is free to download and install. Here are the somewhat "official" D/L instructions for VEE Pro 6.2 RunTime (which works fine for prior versions of VEE)...</FONT></SPAN></DIV><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><OL class=text>  <LI class=text>Click <A href="http://adn.tm.agilent.com"><FONT   color=#336699>http://adn.tm.agilent.com</FONT></A>   <LI class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004>Under 'My ADN' (in the right   margin), click on 'Register Now'.</SPAN>  <LI class=text>Register your<SPAN class=984233120-23012004>   personal</SPAN> <SPAN class=984233120-23012004>information</SPAN> to   obtain a login & password to the site.   <LI class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004>Log into the ADN site.</SPAN>  <LI class=text>Click on the 'Downloads' link<SPAN class=984233120-23012004> in   the right margin.</SPAN>  <LI class=text>Click on the 'Downloads' button to view a drop-down menu.   <LI class=text>Select '<SPAN class=984233120-23012004>Software:</SPAN>   VEE<SPAN class=984233120-23012004> Pro</SPAN>', then 'VEE <SPAN   class=984233120-23012004>Pro</SPAN>' from the drop-down menu.   <LI class=text>Locate the 'Agilent VEE Pro 6.<SPAN   class=984233120-23012004>2</SPAN> Runtime Bundle' heading, and click on the   'Read Me' link to view the installation instructions.   <LI class=text>Click on the 'Download' link to obtain the VEE Runtime   installation file. <SPAN class=984233120-23012004>(Be prepared, it's 46.5   MB!)</SPAN></LI></OL><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT color=#0000ff>Now, if you are interested only in the VEE 6.01 RunTime, just modify lines 7-9 as follows:</FONT></SPAN></DIV><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><DIV><FONT color=#0000ff></FONT> </DIV><DIV> <SPAN class=984233120-23012004>   7.  Select '<SPAN class=984233120-23012004>Software:</SPAN> VEE<SPAN class=984233120-23012004> Pro</SPAN>', and then 'VEE <SPAN class=984233120-23012004>Pro Archive</SPAN>' from the drop-down menu.</SPAN></SPAN></DIV><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004>    8.  Locate the 'Agilent VEE Pro 6.01 Runtime Bundle' heading, and click on the 'Read Me' link to view the installation instructions. </SPAN></DIV><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004>    9.  Click on the 'Download' link to obtain the VEE Runtime installation file. <SPAN class=984233120-23012004>(This one is only 22.5 MB)</SPAN></SPAN></DIV><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff></FONT></SPAN></SPAN> </DIV><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff></FONT></SPAN></SPAN> </DIV><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff><STRONG><EM>OR...</EM></STRONG> you can use a "secret" link to DL the VEE 6.01 RunTime files directly from the Agilent website <EM>without</EM> logging in to ADN! </FONT></SPAN></SPAN><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff>It's actually an outdated link originally designed to download a small Analyzer software package for the E4416A EPM-P Series Power Meter that required VEE RunTime, so they included it in the ZIP file. In the latest version they took out the VEE RunTime package, BUT, the old ZIP file is still in the system! Here's the URL...</FONT></SPAN></SPAN></DIV><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff></FONT></SPAN></SPAN> </DIV><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff><A href="http://we.home.agilent.com/upload/cmc_upload/tmo/downloads/EPSG086418.zip">http://we.home.agilent.com/upload/cmc_upload/tmo/downloads/EPSG086418.zip</A></FONT></SPAN></SPAN></DIV><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff></FONT></SPAN></SPAN> </DIV><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff>Don't run the "Setup" program in the root of the ZIP, rather run the "Setup" program found in the RUNTIME subdirectory.</FONT></SPAN></SPAN></DIV><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004></SPAN></SPAN><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff></FONT></SPAN></SPAN> </DIV><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff>Wouldn't it would be just too easy for Agilent to put the RunTime files in the same FTP folder where the VEE 3, VEE 4, and VEE 5 RunTime files have lived for YEARS?<BR></FONT></SPAN></SPAN></DIV><DIV class=text><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff><A href="ftp://ftp.agilent.com/pub/mpusup/pc/binfiles/vee/">ftp://ftp.agilent.com/pub/mpusup/pc/binfiles/vee/</A></FONT></SPAN></SPAN></DIV><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff></FONT></SPAN></SPAN> </DIV><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff>But no, they force you to go through a login process. Personally, I detest websites that force me to login just to download </FONT></SPAN></SPAN><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff>something that is free to begin with (like a hardware driver, or a manual).</FONT></SPAN></SPAN></DIV><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff></FONT></SPAN></SPAN> </DIV><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff>Also, why in the world did the RunTime DOUBLE in size from 6.01 to 6.1 and above? That seems incredible to me.</FONT></SPAN></SPAN></DIV><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff></FONT></SPAN></SPAN> </DIV><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff>Questions, questions...</FONT></SPAN></SPAN></DIV><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff></FONT></SPAN></SPAN> </DIV><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff>Mike Groves</FONT></SPAN></SPAN></DIV></SPAN></SPAN></DIV><DIV class=text><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><SPAN class=984233120-23012004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2></FONT></SPAN></SPAN> </DIV></SPAN><BLOCKQUOTE>  <DIV class=OutlookMessageHeader dir=ltr align=left><FONT face=Tahoma   size=2>-----Original Message-----<BR><B>From:</B> Andrew Fudge   [mailto:AndrewF@genesysibs.com]<BR><B>Sent:</B> Friday, January 23, 2004 4:52   AM<BR><B>To:</B> VRF<BR><B>Subject:</B> [vrf] VeeRun 6.0 web   download<BR><BR></FONT></DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>Hello all</FONT></DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2></FONT> </DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>I am having trouble finding where I can download   VeeRun 6.0 off the web.  I can't believe that it doesn't show up on the   Agilent site search.  It doesn't show up in a Google search   either.</FONT></DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2></FONT> </DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>It is royalty free right? (no charges/license for   RunTime installation)</FONT></DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2></FONT> </DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>We need to pass the download link to a customer   for easy download.</FONT></DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2></FONT> </DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>Does anyone know where it can be downloaded off   the web?  Any help much appreciated.</FONT></DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2></FONT> </DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>Thanks in advance</FONT></DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2></FONT> </DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>Andrew Fudge</FONT></DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>Genesys IBS</FONT></DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>UK</FONT></DIV></BLOCKQUOTE>---<BR>You are currently subscribed to vrf as: rsb@soco.agilent.com<BR>To subscribe send a blank email to "join-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".<BR>To unsubscribe send a blank email to "leave-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".<BR>To send messages to this mailing list,  email "vrf@agilent.com".  <BR>If you need help with the mailing list send a message to "owner-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".<BR>Send your favorite VEE example to "VRF-EXAMPLES@agilent.com" for possible inclusion in VEE 7.0!</BODY></HTML>  

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