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Re: nook: Fictionwise and ereader.com files


cbtengr wrote:

I have some Peanut Press vintage books that did what you describe.  I went to the bookshelf page at eReader (formerly Peanut Press) and downloaded some of them again, now the titles display properly and don't prompt for the CC.


 

I was aware that they had fixed at least one of my books that didn't work.  I however have 8 books that they gave away at various times and did not put on my bookshelf.  These work fine B&N's Desktop reader, but currently don't work with NOOK at 1.2.  I originally tried to convert them with Calibre, but at first it couldn't handle them.  It was John at Calibre who in fixing Calibre's pdb inputer identified that these books had the old 202 byte header format.  For now I converted a copy of these books to epub format with Calibre, but for those who are less technical, it would be best for B&N to fix the NOOK software to handle them correctly.

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MistyCherise
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Re: nook: Fictionwise and ereader.com files

Thank you so much for posting the part about putting your middle initial on the first line when trying to open the ereader file on the nook.  I couldn't get mine open for anything and was really starting to get frustrated/angry.  Thank you again!