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Fairfield gear program, where to find?
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Fairfield gear program, where to find?

Fairfield gear program, where to find?

(OP)
Hello

I have been all over the Fairfield web page but cannot locate the Fairfield Gear Program that everyone seems to love.
Can anyone please point me in the right direction?

Thanks
Rodney

RE: Fairfield gear program, where to find?

(OP)
My company ID department has flagged that as virus riddled.
Not brave enough to try it from work.

RE: Fairfield gear program, where to find?

Sorry about that. I did not try to open or load it.

Walt

RE: Fairfield gear program, where to find?

Fairfield/Oerlikon stopped supporting the program several years ago but kept offering it for awhile, although I can't find it on their website now. I believe they would respond to an inquiry. It is a fine company.

I doubt that there is any malware in the program. I have been using it for more than ten years without a problem. Maybe the IT department at rodneysc's company is getting a bunch of false positives.

For this casual user, the program is excellent. Others are more powerful, but they are not free. It would be a shame if F/O has finally abandoned it.

RE: Fairfield gear program, where to find?

The program requires a registration file CN.FIL Since it is not supported anymore, there's no way to run it.

RE: Fairfield gear program, where to find?

They removed the requirement for the CN.FIL a few years ago. It was irritating. At that time I downloaded the revised program - "General User Unlimited Version V7.1.3".

The program Strong cited above is the web interactive version 8.0. Maybe that one is infected now. I remember using it a few times and didn't like it, but don't think it was infected then.

V7.1.3 runs on your computer instead of the web. You will be happy with it. I think Fairfield would give you the straight dope if you asked them.

RE: Fairfield gear program, where to find?

Thanks Windward for the info.
I checked the above cited software for problems and found none, looks to be safe.
The version 7.1.3 seems to be unavailable for download. Also, I find it not appropriate to ask Fairfield for the program, since they've decided to stop supporting it like 5 years ago.
Looks like roodneysc and me will have to forget it, unless somebody from the gear community would share a copy of version 7.1.3

RE: Fairfield gear program, where to find?

(OP)
Thanks for all the assistance everyone.
I'll set up a google drive tonight, just incase someone feels like making a deposit.
;)

RE: Fairfield gear program, where to find?

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It looks like it's gone from the web, but not from the Wayback Machine:

https://web.archive.org/web/20140614183826/https:/...

The link says 7.0.30, but the installer says 7.1.0.3, and the program says 7.1.3. So, signs point to it being the latest version.

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