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Fixed, installed pdf driver A5v9 win7

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  • Fixed, installed pdf driver A5v9 win7

    Problem: Installation of pdf driver within Alpha 5 ver 9 on a clean 32 bit windows 7 system failed. First attempt at printing to a pdf starts installation of the driver within Alpha 5 but that reports that I do not have permission to install the driver. I am logged in as administrator.

    Turn off UAC in win 7. No help (but I did not turn it on again until the end)
    Reinstall adobe reader ver 9. No help
    Reinstall alpha 5 ver 9. No help

    Exit Alpha 5
    Examine Alpha 5 program directory
    Found the program: InstallAmyuniPrinters.exe
    Execute the program and it failed but I then ran it again immediately and Windows 7 suggested I run it in compatibility mode. The program to install the printer then ran successfully. Restart Alpha 5 ver 9 and created a report and printed to a pdf file.
    Turn on UAC
    Problem solved.

  • #2
    Re: Fixed, installed pdf driver A5v9 win7

    I am running Win7 64bit any other versions of the Amyuni drivers available under the Alpha Five license ?
    Last edited by Creeky; 11-18-2009, 06:59 PM.


    • #3
      Re: Fixed, installed pdf driver A5v9 win7

      Discovered my issue.
      Need to run in Windows XP SP3 compatibility mode. I was misled by the first running of the installer thinking it was 95/98 compat needed.


      • #4
        Re: Fixed, installed pdf driver A5v9 win7

        Wow, neat! Now Version 9 runs flawlessly in Windows 7 64 bit.


        • #5
          Re: Fixed, installed pdf driver A5v9 win7

          Great! After re installing using the .exe alpha installed the pdf driver when the report feature ran.


          • #6
            Re: Fixed, installed pdf driver A5v9 win7

            Hi Irwin,

            I tried your fix for printing PDF, etc. and got two different error codes when I tried to installamyuniPrinters.exe

            Installing Amyuni PDF printer driver
            Error Code 87
            The parameter is incorrect

            Installing Amyuni PDF printer
            Error Code 1797
            Printer set up failed

            Error Code 1797
            The printer driver is unknown.

            Any suggestions?

            Martha Walters


            • #7
              Re: Fixed, installed pdf driver A5v9 win7

              Well, I am not sure but error code 87 could mean that the install could not find a file. I assume your are getting the error 87 at the step: Examine Alpha 5 program directory, Found the program: InstallAmyuniPrinters.exe. Are you running that program from that directory? How about run as administrator?


              • #8
                Re: Fixed, installed pdf driver A5v9 win7


                Install the amyuniprinter again and there is several previous discussion