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Question asked by VRFuser on Oct 30, 2003
Latest reply on Oct 30, 2003 by VRFuser
> I have heard of the LIF2DOS and LIF.EXE utilities to convert
> the files into something that is PC readable.

The absolute best way in the world to do this is to see if you can get your
hands on a copy of Oswego Software's HP File Copy 3.8. It transfers just
about any LIF file format to PC and back, and as far as I know it's the only
one that does BDAT files with a minimum of fuss.

Unfortunately OSI and all it's software is now in the hands of a bankruptcy
court, but you can probably find a copy for sale somewhere. Even if it only
runs in demo mode let me know. Though I didn't write it, I worked there for
several years and know it inside out and I'm well versed at doing these
sorts of transfers.

Ahem. Also, I may say that we at Testech (who are Oswego Software, Inc. sans
the fat) will be most pleased to advise you on possibly moving to Basic for

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