DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS FOR EQS FOR
WINDOWS 5.7A TO 5.7B PATCH FILE
This patch can only be applied to upgrade from 5.7A to
The download procedures
were tested on Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer
browsers. Download procedures may vary when using other browsers.
Please print out this instructions
page before downloading the patch file.
Before beginning to
download the patch file, you should know the sub-directory where EQS 5.7
for Windows is installed. Knowing the EQS directory will make the
- Click on the
highlighted EQS for Windows 5.7A to 5.7b Patch File, a dialog
box should appear.
- Select the - Save
on Disk - option on the confirmation dialog box. You need to
specify the EQS directory (i.e. C:\EQS) as the target directory of the
- After download is
complete, you will get a file called 57ATO57b.EXE in the EQS
directory. The size of the patch file is 169,983 bytes.
Extract EQS 5.7b for
Windows Patch Files:
EQS 5.7b for Windows patch file contains a single self-expandable file.
You need to expand the patch files before it can be applied to EQS.
- Go to the
subdirectory where EQS for Windows 5.7A is installed (i.e. C:\EQS).
- To expand the patch
file, go to DOS prompt and type: C:\EQS>57ATO57b. The patch file
will be expanded to PATCH.EXE, PATCH.RTD, and PATCH.RTP files.
Applying Patches to
To apply the patches to EQS 5.7b for Windows, please do the following:
(All the commands are in DOS mode)
- Make a backup copy of
DMAS.EXE and EQS.EXE.
Future patches will be based on the original distribution version of
DMAS.EXE and EQS.EXE.
- Type PATCH at the
C:\EQS> prompt. You have to wait a few minutes for patching to be
- Test the programs.
Your version of EQS for Windows will be upgraded from 5.7A to 5.7b.
Please go back to MS Windows, double click on the EQS 5 for Windows
icon, click on File/About to bring up the About Box. You will
see the new version number as well as our new e-mail address and web
- Delete patch files.
They are 57ATO57b.EXE, PATCH.EXE, PATCH.RTD, and PATCH.RTP
Please take a few
minutes to read the README file to learn about the changes. This patch
allows EQS to read SPSS for Windows system files (*.SAV).
EQS 5.7b contains substantial changes in the Diagrammer, which
requires a new document to describe the changes. You will find the
supplement documentation in the EQS57A.PDF file, which will be placed in
your EQS directory after applying the patch. This PDF file requires
ADOBE Acrobat 3.0 or higher version to be read or printed.