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Making Cisco and Nortel co-exist

How do I install the Cisco 3.5 Client and the Nortel Contivity Client on the same machine under W2K? When installing one, it runs the uninstall of the other or gives a memory fault when executing. I need both since my employer uses one and my customer uses the other. I don't need to use both at the same time, but need the ability to move between environments after logging off the other.
Unfortunately, running two different clients on one PC will result in problems. Neither Cisco nor Nortel is really interested in working to make their client capable of co-existing with other clients, so you are almost certain to run into these problems. I'd recommend you only have one client on your PC and use another PC for your customer. The 2nd client should be de-installed using the normal Windows process to de-install any application.

This was last published in June 2002

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