To download iOligo use the following URL:
"Dr. Robert Negm" wrote:
> To whom it may concern,
>> I have room for ONLY 30 more beta testers (see below). These slots are
> open on a first come first serve basis.
>> Robert Negm, PhD
> Caesar Software, LLC
> PO Box 4394
> Portsmouth, NH 03802-4394
> Fax 603 436-7984
>negm at caesarsoftware.com>>http://www.caesarsoftware.com>> Caesar Software is proud and excited to announce the beginning of beta
> testing for our new oligo analysis program, iOligo.
>> As a beta tester we expect you to not only evaluate the usefulness and
> interface of the iOligo program but also test accuracy of its methods
> and calculations. In two weeks we will email you a brief survey with a
> list of questions regarding the beta testing of the program for you to
> fill out and email back to us. We expect to get meaningful feedback from
> you. In return, you will receive the full retail version for free when
> it becomes available shortly after the beta testing is complete. You may
> at anytime during this beta process send all questions and concerns to
>info at caesarsoftware.com.>> If we do not receive any useful input from you, then you will not get
> the full retail version.
>> Thank you for helping us in our efforts to bring a new level of
> functionality and ease of use to people in the scientific community.
>> Robert Negm, Ph.D.
>> To participate in the beta go to
>> Click on the either the Mac or Windows link to download the installer
> the beta version for the platform you will be using.
>> You must have the Java Runtime Environment installed on your computer
> before running the iOligo installer. The Macintosh version (called MRJ)
> is available from http://www.apple.com/java/. For Windows the JRE is
> available at
>>http://www.java.sun.com/j2se/1.3/jre/download-windows.html.>> Install the Java Runtime Environment.
>> Install the iOligo beta.
>> Running iOligo
>> On Mac: Open the iOligo folder and double click on the iOligo
>> On Windows click on the iOligo shortcut (either in your Start menu or on
>> your desktop)
>> Once you have successfully started the program click on the Order button
> on the first screen. Fill out the order form completely. In the credit
> number field just type "BETA". Hit the send button.
>> This will send us your information and we will email you a code number
> for your version of the program. This will probably happen overnight and
> you should have the code number the following morning. Until then you
> can try out the demo and take a look at the online user manual.
>> When your code number arrives start the program and click on the Enter
> Code button. Enter the code number and hit Enter. You should now have
> the full version of the beta.
>> IMPORTANT NOTE: There is a bug in the windows installer that will not
> allow the program to see all versions of Java on your machine. The
> manufacturer knows about the problem and is working on a remedy. We hope
> it will be available for the
> final release of iOligo. If you click on the shortcut and it cannot find
>> the JRE, then you will need to point it at the correct file. To do this,
> search for java.exe
> on your system. Point the short cut at it by right clicking on the
> and changing the path to the target to your java.exe file. You may also
> point to it by clicking on the shortcut and hitting the browse button.
> Then select the java.exe file.
>> IMPORTANT NOTE:
>> Many people are experiencing longer than usual download transfer times
> for iOligo from our web site due to a recent review in Science on our
> StrainMan program (SOFTWARE: Manage Your Microbes, Frank Hoover,
> Science 2000 July 21; 289: 413 (in Tech.Sight)). Please be patient while
> waiting for the iOligo download to completely finish before trying to
> install the program. Our internet service provider is currently
> evaluating the problem.