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cbreton49
05-18-2006, 04:18 PM
I am using LWv8 and ordered 9, does anyone know if I have to slowly upgrade through the numbers, v8.1, 8.2, 8.2.1, 8.3, 8.5 before I can install 9 when it comes? Can I jump from v8 to 8.5 with no problems, on a MAC?
thanks,
cbreton49

Steve Reeves
05-18-2006, 04:22 PM
9 will be a clean install - you wont need to upgade over the top of any other version.

I am also (fairly certain - as I am on PC here) that you can jump to 8.5 from 8 OK. Just make sure you have the latest sentinel drivers for your dongle - on the PC front these were upgraded during the 8.x cycle. Hopefully someone with a Mac can confirm or deny this bit.


Cheers
Steve

cbreton49
05-18-2006, 04:42 PM
Thanks Steve, I think sentinal is for PC, but I will check first as I do have the same situation at home but on a PC. Going between MAC at work and PC at home keeps one on their toes....
cbreton49

starbase1
05-19-2006, 07:06 AM
You can definitely jump from 8 to 8.5 in one go, but backup first - I lost my content directory in the process! In my experience the install routines are not at all robust - for example they say don't install over the old one, which makes it a real pig to merge content, even if it's not wiped.


I am using LWv8 and ordered 9, does anyone know if I have to slowly upgrade through the numbers, v8.1, 8.2, 8.2.1, 8.3, 8.5 before I can install 9 when it comes? Can I jump from v8 to 8.5 with no problems, on a MAC?
thanks,
cbreton49

Steve Reeves
05-20-2006, 03:03 AM
Good call Startbase - I should have said that! Gee, I hope it's not too late!!

I always have my content directory tree in 'My Documents' on my XP set up - makes backing up easier for me. Also the install scripts never go near it so usually work is safe there.

Cheers
Steve