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Front panel menus are gone I think this happened after I used Setup Utilities vs (i have always used label vista) but changed over when we upgraded to Win7

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That means that your settings are wrong or the commands are not transmitted.
You are probably in inline mode try to switch to page mode

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Creator 2010 requires a minimum of Windows Vista Service Pack 1 for installation. You can either perform a Windows Update (recommended) or install Service Pack 1 for Vista here.

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