This information might help those who still want to use both versions.
*** See notes about PDMWorks first, if you use PDMWorks, (and or), Toolbox
on a server ***
1, Grab a Sata card and 2 hard disk drives.
2, Connect ONLY one drive, then install xp, MSoffice and SW2004 office pro.
3, Disconnect this drive.
4, Switch off your PC.
5, Connect the second drive, then install xp, MSoffice and SW2005 office
Do NOT use SW2005 PDMWorks whilst working in 2005, you can, but you will
have to unload everything from this vault, (when you finally upgrade your
current vault from 2004 to 2005), and then the unloaded files will have to
be put into your original vault, BUT with ALL revisions lost!.
6, Switch off your PC.
7, Connect both drives and you can select in the BIOS, which one boots at
the C: drive.
*** Notes on PDMWorks on a server ****
In regards to PDMWorks on a server.
If you already have PDMWorks on a server, follow up to step 4, then
disconnect your network connection(s), to the server, whilst installing
SW2005 Office pro.
The easiest thing is to unplug the network cable.
This will install the SW2005 PDMWorks on to you local C: drive.
You CAN have two PDMWorks vaults, as long as they are not installed onto the
You must not upgrade your current server PDMWorks or clients to 2005, if you
still wish to use SW2004.
The same applies to the Toolbox,