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EPSILON SQUARED LAUNCHES "INSTALLWATCH 1.1 BASIC".



Epsilon Squared (jargon) epsilon squared - A quantity even smaller than epsilon, as small in comparison to epsilon as epsilon is to something normal; completely negligible. If you buy a supercomputer for a million dollars, the cost of the thousand-dollar terminal to go with it is epsilon, and the , Inc. has launched InstallWatch 1.1 Basic to complement InstallWatch 1.1 Professional that was released on April 15, 1999. With InstallWatch 1.1 Basic, the casual PC user will be able to track changes made to their PC like the computer professional, but at a lower cost.

InstallWatch is a Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows NT (Windows New Technology) A 32-bit operating system from Microsoft for Intel x86 CPUs. NT is the core technology in Windows 2000 and Windows XP (see Windows). Available in separate client and server versions, it includes built-in networking and preemptive multitasking.  4.0 and Windows 95 application that records all changes made to a PC during the installation of software from the World Wide Web, CD-ROMS, or floppies. InstallWatch can also record all modifications made during configuration changes and hardware additions.

InstallWatch Basic is designed for individual PC users who want to track changes that are made to their PC, but don't require the advanced features found in the professional version of InstallWatch. InstallWatch Basic uses a simplified interface to assist the user with documenting changes when installing software. Features included in InstallWatch Basic are: a wizard mode (games) wizard mode - [rogue] A special access mode of a program or system, usually password protected, that permits some users godlike privileges. Generally not used for operating systems themselves ("root mode" or "wheel mode" would be used instead). , printing, limited INI file (INItialization file) A Windows configuration file used to store settings for the operating system or application. In the days of Windows 3.x, the WIN.INI and SYSTEM.INI system files were required by the OS, and applications commonly used the INI format to store settings.  change tracking, full registry change tracking, full documentation of all file and folder changes on the user's "C" drive, and auto detecting of setup programs (1) Same as install program.

(2) See BIOS setup.
.

InstallWatch Professional is intended for PC professionals requiring additional control over how changes are tracked. The professional version includes everything in InstallWatch Basic plus these additional features: manual mode operation, the capability to define what changes are tracked, tracking of file version information, full INI file change tracking, monitoring of any drive including network drives, adding comments to each installation, exportable registry changes, browser viewable HTML HTML
 in full HyperText Markup Language

Markup language derived from SGML that is used to prepare hypertext documents. Relatively easy for nonprogrammers to master, HTML is the language used for documents on the World Wide Web.
 reports, and the ability to create InstallKits which are compatible with Epsilon 1. (language) EPSILON - A macro language with high level features including strings and lists, developed by A.P. Ershov at Novosibirsk in 1967. EPSILON was used to implement ALGOL 68 on the M-220.  Squared's InstallDistributor product.

To reproduce software installations, InstallDistributor utilizes InstallKits containing a mirror image of the application created from a source PC. InstallDistributor will precisely recreate the installation along with any configuration changes, system settings, user settings and preferences. The InstallKits can be installed from any media including CD-ROMS, the World Wide Web, a network server, or even from a copy on a hard drive. InstallDistributor comes with a simple to use interface allowing even the most novice user to utilize the InstallKit.

InstallWatch Basic costs $15 for a single license. Discounts are available for volume purchases. A trial version can be downloaded from the InstallWatch web site at http://www.installwatch.com. Customers can purchase InstallWatch Basic from the web site or directly from Epsilon Squared, Inc..

InstallWatch Professional costs $79. Discounts for volume purchases are available. InstallWatch Professional can be purchased from the InstallWatch web site at http://www.installwatch.com or directly from Epsilon Squared, Inc..

Both versions of InstallWatch operate under Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, and Windows 95. For more information contact Epsilon Squared, Inc., 4910 14th ST W, STE STE Saint (French)
STE Suite (US Postal Service)
STE Societe (French: Society)
STE Spanning Tree Explorer
STE Software Test Engineer
 311, Bradenton, FL 34207 WWW WWW or W3: see World Wide Web.


(World Wide Web) The common host name for a Web server. The "www-dot" prefix on Web addresses is widely used to provide a recognizable way of identifying a Web site.
: www.installwatch.com - Email: sales@installwatch.com - Phone: (941) 752-1470.
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