?
Solved

PWS

Posted on 2003-03-08
5
Medium Priority
?
493 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-18
Hi experts,

This is a hardware / software question.

I would like to buy a laptop to build a webpage. I know what kind of hardware and software I want / need.

I would like to design asp pages therefore I need PWS. But actually I don't need a connection to the internet. I will upload everything from my desktop computer when it is finished.

Can I install and run PWS (on Win 98) without ever going online?

Thanks ...

BL

P.S. This question is IMPORTANT and easy! (according to the new point value system)
0
Comment
Question by:beni_luedi
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
5 Comments
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
spauljoseph earned 200 total points
ID: 8097531
You can install PWS on Win98 in Desktop or Laptop. It doesn't need Internet connection.

After you designed your ASP pages in your Laptop and tested, copy the folder you used in your desktop computer and assign a virutal alias for that folder in your desktop and you can see the pages in desktop.

But beni_luedi, why you want to design your application in Laptop as it costs much rather using a Desktop? For convenience? But you know, PWS will run without errors in Win98 on your desktop as well as Laptop. When uploading your site (into the internet) only you need internet connection.
0
 

Author Comment

by:beni_luedi
ID: 8100438
It's just an idea. I was thinking to build it there because I can build it anywhere (not only at home). And the cheapest second hand, can even be slow and only 1GB harddisk. I think I can get them quite cheap.

Anyway. It is just important to know that I can use PWS without internet connection.

When I installed it on my desktop, the programm connected to the internet and got my URL I believe. But I am not sure.
0
 
LVL 22

Expert Comment

by:pjedmond
ID: 8107385
How about using a 'decent' webserver?

You can download apache (completely free), and run it on Win 98....:

http://www.indigostar.com/indigoperl.htm

and it includes a perl cgi setup as well - what more could you want?

Access to the server once it's running is via http://127.0.0.1/ if it's running on the same machine that you are working from without an internet connection:)
0
 
LVL 22

Expert Comment

by:pjedmond
ID: 8107388
Sorry - forget that - I see you wish to use asp:(
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:ach_maverick
ID: 8410802
whenever you install pws it will show you a page confirming that you've succesfully installed pws on your machine but it does not connect to internet to get that page. that page is available locally on your machine.
0

Featured Post

Optimum High-Definition Video Viewing and Control

The ATEN VM0404HA 4x4 4K HDMI Matrix Switch supports 4K resolutions of UHD (3840 x 2160) and DCI (4096 x 2160) with refresh rates of 30 Hz (4:4:4) and 60 Hz (4:2:0). It is ideal for applications where the routing of 4K digital signals is required.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Convert websphere application server default chained Certificates from 1024 to 2048 keysize or higher size and also you can change signatureAlgorithm . Please make sure Websphere Application Server fixpack 7.0.0.23 or Above. The following steps a…
Meet the world's only “Transparent Cloud™” from Superb Internet Corporation. Now, you can experience firsthand a cloud platform that consistently outperforms Amazon Web Services (AWS), IBM’s Softlayer, and Microsoft’s Azure when it comes to CPU and …
In this video we outline the Physical Segments view of NetCrunch network monitor. By following this brief how-to video, you will be able to learn how NetCrunch visualizes your network, how granular is the information collected, as well as where to f…
How to fix incompatible JVM issue while installing Eclipse While installing Eclipse in windows, got one error like above and unable to proceed with the installation. This video describes how to successfully install Eclipse. How to solve incompa…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month9 days, 1 hour left to enroll

764 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question