Black screen installing Omnis 6.0.2 on Windows 8

Philip Potter Phil at
Tue Aug 26 04:27:38 EDT 2014

Probably un helpful, but on an Win 8.1 machine, it installs fine!

On 26/08/2014 08:30, Michael Monschau wrote:
> Hi $all,
> I have a need to test Studio 6.0.2 on Windows 8 and had never installed it on that platform. I run Windows 8 in VMWare Fusion on the Mac. When I start the 6.0.2 dev installer the screen goes black and nothing happens. I get a flashing DOS style cursor in the top-left corner.
> When I try to reboot the VM via the VM ware menu option, OS 8 goes into an "Attempting repair" mode. It is been doing that for the last 20 minutes or so.
> Has anyone had a similar experience? How as it resolved?
> Regards,
> Michael
> Michael Monschau (Director)
> Brainy Data Limited
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