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Glink Release 8.3 Professional and Enterprise Editions available

Gallagher & Robertson are proud to announce Glink Release 8.3. This release is fully qualified on the 64-bit and 32-bit versions of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. It has been certified under the Microsoft "Compatible with Windows 7" and "Works with Windows Server 2008" logo programs.

This is a significant release of Glink. It demonstrates once again G&R's continuing commitment to development on new hardware and operating system platforms and timely delivery of state of the art products to our customers. It introduces:

  •  Windows 7 qualification and approval for both 32 and 64 bit platforms
  •  Windows Server 2008 R2 qualification and approval for both 32 and 64 bit platforms
  •  Licensing by activation key for Glink installed on file or terminal servers
  •  Automated  assistance in installing Microsoft help engines for Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2
  •  Major upgrade of the VT emulations
  •  A new dialog box for entry of many accented and special characters when running in Unicode mode

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Release 8.3 highlights

New Windows platforms

Windows 7 qualification and approval

 This release has been qualified on the 64-bit and 32-bit versions of Windows 7 and has been certified under the Microsoft "Compatible with Windows 7" logo program.

Windows Server 2008 R2 qualification and approval

 This release has been qualified on the 64-bit and 32-bit versions of Windows Server 2008 and has been certified under the Microsoft "Works with Windows Server 2008" logo program.

 Licensing by activation key for Glink installed on file or terminal servers

Activation licenses are now stored as glicense.MACHINENAME.txt files, enabling use of activation on systems where Glink resides on a file or terminal server without conflicts between the various client workstations.

  • The activation process has been streamlined and now provides more information
  • Open the text version of the license with notepad for printing or saving
  • Check for upgrades to the software that have been made available on the G&R server
  • Automatic deactivation when Glink is uninstalled to allow reuse of the license
  • Use the command line to supply your activation key in advance

Emulations

  •  All emulations that can switch from 80 to 132 now keep font size, and double window size
  • A major upgrade of the VT emulations with many new VT240 features
  • NEC national character replacement commands sent by host are respected
  • DEC special graphics are greatly improved for Windows fonts
  • User friendly entry of accented and special characters when runnin in Unicode mode 

Glink as a service

 You can now have a Glink running in the background under control of a script as a Windows service. A new script verb ensures that  Glink dialog boxes are displyed correctly from the background.

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