Contents of the README.TXT file
WinUpD8R v4.0 - Major new release!! If
you use "floppy net" to move files back and
forth between computers, you NEED this
program!! WinUpD8R can automatically keep
your files up-to-date on multiple machines
while providing (at least) triple-redundant
backup of your data in the process. No cables
or modem transfers necessary. Windows 3.1
Thank you for your interest in WinUpD8R!!
You will find this utility to be extremely helpful in keeping
your files up-to-date and your directories in "synch" across
your multiple machines.
Even on a single machine, WinUpD8R can be a very useful tool, as
you'll find out when you learn more about its various capabilities.
WinUpD8R can be anything from a simple "copy utility" to a
programmable maintenance engine. Since WinUpD8R works with
your valuable data files, PLEASE take the time to familiarize
yourself with its operation before attempting ambitious
operations on your computer!
The archive file UPD8R_40.ZIP (UPD8R.ZIP from CompuServe) should
contain the following files:
FILE_ID.DIZ - Program description used by BBSs
SETUPWU.EXE - WinUpD8R's installation program
README.TXT - This file
VENDINFO.DIZ - Distribution information file - partially encoded
VENDOR.TXT - Information of interest to shareware distributors
and BBSs in ASCII format
The files below are in compressed format and will be expanded by
SETUPWU or OWSETUP when they are run - they CANNOT be used directly:
BWCC.DL_ - Borland graphics support DLL - will be moved to the
/WINDOWS/SYSTEM directory by SETUPWU.EXE
HELPFILE.WR_ - The help documentation in Windows Write format
REGISTER.TX_ - Registration form in ASCII format
WINUPD40.EX_ - The executable program file
WINUPD40.HL_ - The help file supporting WinUpD8R
To install WinUpD8R 4.0 from a floppy disk received from
1. While in Windows, insert the floppy disk in the drive.
2. Open File Manager and select the floppy disk.
3. Double click on the file OWSETUP.EXE to run it.
4. Follow the on-screen directions.
To install WinUpD8R 4.0 starting with only a copy of UPD8R_40.ZIP
(UPD8R.ZIP if obtained from CompuServe):
1. Create a temporary directory (C:\WU will do) on your
2. Copy UPD8R_40.ZIP to this directory.
3. Unzip the file using PKUnZip or other "UNZIPper". This
should produce the files listed in the packing list above.
4. Run SETUPWU.EXE from Windows. This will take you through
the procedure of installing WinUpD8R on your hard disk. Do
NOT install to the temporary directory - C:\WU in the example
5. You may delete all of the files in the temporary directory
from your hard drive after completing the installation process,
but remember to save a copy of UPD8R_40.ZIP on a floppy for
friends who may wish to try WinUpD8R.