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Q: programs compatible with windows 7?

Bought a new laptop and been having problems with bsod every day, which came up as Driver IRQL not less or equal and further down, tcpip.sys. I left it at the sellers for a check-up and they could find no problems but will be restoring it to default. My question is what programs are safe to install when I get it back? The only programs I had installed on it were PC Tools Spyware Doctor, Norton and Microsoft Office (also normal applications like lastfm and spotify.) Are any of these known to be incompatible with Windows 7? Some forums have been saying bad things about PC Tools, some about Norton, and recommend Microsoft Security Essentials. Can anyone give any input about what programs are better/worse or proven to make the system unstable? Would be much appreciated //Anna

Preferred Solution: programs compatible with windows 7?

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: programs compatible with windows 7?

The error was most likely caused by out of date drivers (more than likely vista drivers) being loaded on the system. We see that here several times a day if not more. Many of the bsod problems in win 7 are either over zealous security programs, or bad drivers. The remaining few generally being caused by bad hard ware. The techs at the seller are rarely properly qualified to diagnose these issues. The people that are get higher paying jobs in the IT sector.

Anyhow if the problem occurs after you get it back you can follow the bsod posting instructions here http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

and let the bsod troubleshooters here have a crack at helping you with it.

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To start, I did a system reboot which completely wiped everything out. When I got my computer back up and running I attempted to reinstall all of my programs such as Office, Norton and my printer, however, I keep getting the same message with each program I attempt to install "this product is not compatible with this version of windows" paraphrased. I used my recovery disk to install, i've entered in the product key several times and it still will not work. attatched are screen shots of the messages I have been getting when trying to install programs. What can I do to get everything back up and running without having to do a full reboot again?

make: HP

A:Windows Activation (programs not compatible)

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Just wondering what folks are doing now that outlook express is no longer part of the OS. Any email programs out there worth looking into? Any free ones?

A:Solved: Recommendations for Windows 7 compatible email programs

Windows live mail is the succesor of outlook express.
Works well.
I am using the 2009 version as the newest version is somewhat
limited and I don't like the interface.

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I have the 32 bit edition of windows xp. I always have had it, and it is the same copy I installed before as well. The problem is that AVG antispyware claims I have a 64-bit edition of Windows(another progam that used to work has an error, I can reproduce it if you want.. not sure if it is the same issue).

AVG antispyware used to work just fine on my computer..


Windows XP Home Edition SP2
Intel Pentium 4 3.2GHz, 3.19GHz

A:Programs not compatible with 64-bit(have 32 bit)

have you tried uninstalling and reinstalling

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I upgraded to win 7 64bit. and now some of my programs won't load due to compatibility issues. Can it be fixed?

A:Programs not compatible


You could check online at the programs' website to see if they have an updated compatible version that you could download and install instead.

If not, then you could see if using compatibility mode on the programs may help.

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I cannot get anywhere trying to find information on the MSN web sight, seems it must be for tec's only, I am trying to find out if I can use my Microsoft home publishing suite 2000 (as well as print perfect from COSMI) on my new computer? I had them for Win98, and have wennt to XT home edition. How do you find out what old programs can be used?

A:98/XP compatible programs

I'm running 'works2000' which has home publishing in it on an XP pro machine and never experienced any problems with it.

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I just got 7 64 bit... my first 64 bit OS, for good reason i guess... I noticed VLC does not exist for it, and Java (at least for browsers such as opera) does not work. I wish i had known this so i could have tried 32 bit instead. What else won't work?

A:64 bit- lack of compatible programs??

Gom and KMP work fine for me in x64, haven't tried VLC yet. X64 systems still run x32 ones.

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Help me!!! I would very much like to upgrade my laptop operating system from win7 to win10. I have no tried three times, but everytime I am told to remove HP ProtectTools Security Manager. But when follow the instructions, I am told that; "Following products is depending on HP ProtectTools Security Manager:Embedded Security for HP ProtectToolsFile Sanitizeer for HP ProtectToolsTheft Recovery You need to uninstall these before you uninstall HP ProtectTools Security Manager" I am sort of stuck here! What the f... am I supposed to do now!?!?I really do not understand how on earth HP and/or Microsoft haven't addressed this problem, and then posted a "how to" to those of us who are NOT computer geeks (no offense!). Could someone please help me???

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Im thinking about making the jump...... Still not ready but anyway. Here is the question.

Are these programs working good with vista?

AVG antivirus free version
Comodo Firewall
Spybot SD
Google Earth

Thats a few that im worried about not working good with vista? Any word if they are working good with vista?

I know some games are working and some are not which is mainly drivers issues of video cards


A:Question. Vista compatible programs?

Hi, before worring too much about programs have you checked out the Vista update advisor download?http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/...mg_id=10008VHb1The programs you have mentioned that work ok on my machine are AVG,FireFox,Google Earth the rest I dont know. As for games be warned some games do not like Vista and run a lot slower under Vista.

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The program that I want to uninstall is not compatible with vista and is not listed on the program files therefore I cannot remove it. I have tried system restore to a point before installation but this is coming up with an error so will not restore. Is there any other way? The software I want to remove was for the HP psc 2100 printer.

A:Uninstalling Programs Not Compatible With Vista

Is it an HP PSC 2100 or some other 2100 model? Looks like there are 2105 through 2179 series printers. You need the exact model number. It looks like there are Vista drivers for all of the 2100 series drivers listed. Try http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/prodTop...;cc=us&dlc= and see if it has a compatible driver.

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My baby runs on Windows XP now, but I remember when I had (was stuck with) Win95, and it had a delightful telephony/fax program called "Aptiva Communications Center". Being on an extremely tight income, would anyone know of a similar freeware package that's compatible to the Canada/U.S. telephone system?

The old IBM is long gone & I tried to transfer the file to my baby (WinXP) but it's like the ol' square-peg-in-round-hole thingy.

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We know that adaware SE is now defunct and spybot is also on the way out of favouritism; what might members suggest to run on a comp with 98se on it from their use of programs are good antimalaware scanning programs? superantispyware is already on board; strangely I cannot yet find a link to avg antimalaware and I beleive that avg antispyware will NOT run on win 98se ?what might those ON win 98se care to suggest to 'support' superantispyware?

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I need to know what anti-virus software is compatible with win xp pro?

A:What anti-virus software programs are compatible with win xp pro?

Here is an paragraph from an article listed at
TIP 7. Don't Ask for Virus Problems

Most users have antivirus software installed either at work or home. If you don't, you definitely need to invest, not only in a package of software, but in the subscription to the updates. Office XP is a new product and your antivirus software may not be compatible. All reputable vendors have upgrades to integrate with Office XP. If you are having problems with the latest updates for your antivirus software, contact the software vendor immediately and ask for the update/upgrade that is compatible with Office XP.

However reviewing many AV products only one lists XP as compatible. Draw your own conclusion upon review. It is possible
the programs can be upgraded or already cover XP but their websites do not mention that.



Hope that gives you some leads.

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Microsoft® Windows® XP Home Edition is this operating system compatible with most programs like photoshop 6.0,Printshop and other programs that I have been running with w98 2nd edtion?
I am breaking down and buying a "DELL" but Im worried my web cam"INTELL" will no longer work. Or my Surveyor webcam 32 won't work either. And all the other programs I have been running with w98.
Has the group had experience with programs that will no longer run? If I buy a new computer does that mean all my programs are worthless?
Just wondering before I take the plunge...

puter hater
I know enough to get myself in trouble but not enough to get out!Click to expand...

A:Windows® XP Home Edition compatible with most programs?

The adobe stuff will probably need an update to run. Adobe has them on thier website. Photoshop will need to be updated to 6.0.1 (free update)

Not sure about print shop.

Generally, I have not had as much trouble out of software as with hardware. I would research my webcam, printer and any scanner to see if it has XP support.

For Software, you can always try the compatability mode of XP.


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I have an old Compatibles by Compaq scanner/keyboard that worked with win98, but I can't seem to get it to work with XP.
It's connects thru one of my serial ports. Does anyone know how to or if it can work with XP?

A:[SOLVED] scanner/keyboard - compatible/not compatible with XP?

see if they put out drivers for xp
i had to replace my scanner because of no drivers for xp

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I'm trying to find a way to keep specific programs from being added to my Recent Programs list on my start menu. (In my case, it's to keep programs in my Games folder from showing up since they are already easily found right off of the start menu.)

Reading around I keep seeing the same registry solution ("Add the title as a value to this specific key") but that particular example, as others later say, seems to only work on Vista.

Does anyone know of a method for Windows 7 that has been tested and verified will do the same thing?

A:Hide specific programs from being added to Recent Programs? (Windows 7)

It just occurred to me that I have a program installed (Revo Uninstaller Pro) that is actually doing what I am asking for here. It is a Start Menu shortcut like any other with no additional parameters.

Speaking theoretically, of course, would it be more likely something within the program itself (such as running the program and at the moment of running it deletes the shortcut) or possibly the solution to my problem found maybe in the registry?

I'm just throwing ideas at the wall here.

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I have Windows 7 Prof x64.

My question is, when displaing all software installed and choosing more columns of information to display, they don't stay. For example, choosing Location column. Getting out of the installed programs list and then returning to it, the Location column is gone.

Is there some what to get the columns to be persistent?

Thanks in advance.

A:Question about Windows 7 Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features

The Programs and Features listing is shown to you by the Explorer app. Each time that you open/close the Windows (file) Explorer while viewing a folder (or a special view/list like the Programs and Features listing), Explorer tries to write info to the registry about how Explorer was showing you that folder. Windows (file) Explorer tries to write this "how to display a folder" info at other times besides just closing an Explorer window, but I'll not go into all of that.

Microsoft has not solved the problem that happens when these places in the registry get too big. When this happens, you may see the problem that you are experiencing - that of no longer being able to store the layout/view/column width/column selection/... info in the registry.

Below is video that I made showing registry keys being made. (I'm not suggesting that you mess with the registry.) Notice that new keys are made when visiting the folder named Temp. Deleting this Temp folder does not remove those registry keys. If you close Windows (file) Explorer while viewing a compressed folder (a ZIP file), the Explorer app tries to make keys so that it can remember how it last showed you that folder. If you delete or move that ZIP folder to another location, the original registry keys remain. So you can see how this area of the registry can fill up.

edit: I had to make this video again. I hope that I covered all of the original points.

One solution is to remove all of the entries/keys in the areas of ... Read more

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Hi, guys.. i have a big problem with my windows xp.. recently the computer has become really really slow.. and programs have been freezing and locking up. Also when i try and print when i use TurboTax everthing just freezes and locks up the computer.. ive tried scanning my computer for viruses, and even tried to system restore but nothing works.. my computer is so slow now.. and i need to get my printer to work with TurboTax badly.. well hope you can help me out... thanks in advance..

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Issue abruptly started about 1 week ago. All programs I open freeze and sometimes crash. If I try to copy past, I'll get a "Not responding" from explorer.exe. The only program that works is Steam. I can't scan with Malwarebytes of Spybot as the programs crash. Sometimes I can surf the web for a few minutes before it all crashes again. Tried a system restore, that failed - said it could not restore.

Also startup and shutdown time has increased from about 1 minute each to about 3 minutes each minimum

Here is my DDS log - Attach is attached

DDS (Ver_2011-06-01.06) - NTFSAMD64
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385
Run by Zach at 18:57:01 on 2011-06-01
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.6103.5117 [GMT -4:00]
AV: Norton Internet Security *Enabled/Updated* {63DF5164-9100-186D-2187-8DC619EFD8BF}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Norton Internet Security *Enabled/Updated* {D8BEB080-B73A-17E3-1B37-B6B462689202}
FW: Norton Internet Security *Enabled* {5BE4D041-DB6F-1935-0AD8-24F3E73C9FC4}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
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A:Windows 7 Programs Mozilla/IE/Programs freezing crashing

Hi,Welcome to Bleeping Computer. My name is m0le and I will be helping you with your log.Please subscribe to this topic, if you haven't already. Click the Watch This Topic button at the top on the right.

Please avoid installing/uninstalling or updating any programs and attempting any unsupervised fixes or scans. This can make helping you impossible.

Please reply to this post so I know you are there.The forum is busy and we need to have replies as soon as possible. If I haven't had a reply after 3 days I will bump the topic and if you do not reply by the following day after that then I will close the topic.Once I receive a reply then I will return with your first instructions.Thanks

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I have been using Windows 7 and Office 2007 perfectly well. Last night after un-installing BlackBerry desktop manager, every *.exe became asscociated with Windows Media player! In order for me to work, I went to programfiles and deleted some components of Windows media player to kill it. My executables are still having the windows media player icon and I cant use the computer smoothly!!
How can I get my programs back? Please help.

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I have replaced mediaplayer with BS player, microsoft office was replaced with openoffice.org, and internet explorer was replaced with firefox, more resource friendly applications, are there any more windows apps i can replace with more resource friendly apps?

alsoh in the bottom left on the tool bar at bottom of the screen there used to be an icon that would minimize all programs and let me view the desktop, i must have accidently deleted it or something and cant find a way to get it back, is there a way?

A:Looking for windows programs i can replace with other less resource intensive programs.

are there any more windows apps i can replace with more resource friendly apps?Get rid of Adobe Reader and use Foxithttp://www.download.com/Foxit-Reader/3000-...4-10313206.htmlalsoh in the bottom left on the tool bar at bottom of the screen there used to be an icon that would minimize all programs and let me view the desktop, i must have accidently deleted it or something and cant find a way to get it back, is there a way?Right-click the bottom of the screen and select Toolbars, then Quicklaunch

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A few days ago, noticed that my automatic Windows update did not download 2 new updates. I tried manually but got error code 8007007E. I also noticed that some of the desktop icons had a small shield on them and when I tried to open them, they would not open and a window would open stating "specified module could not be found". I tried uninstalling some programs and they would not install. Then yesterday, I had to remove the Vista Home Security 2011 malware, which somehow got through McAfee and my Malware security. I need some help to get these programs running and/or to clean up a corrupted drive.

A:Certain programs do not start, cannot uninstall programs, and windows update will not


Try that^

And maybe check the permissions on your main hard drive.

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I tried to install apps on "windows 10 To Go", but the apps  doesn't work when I run "windows 10 To Go" on multiple host computers.

Does windows store apps  are compatible with Windows To Go roaming?

How  to install windows store apps offline?

How can I backup and recovery windows store apps with data?

OS: windows 10 to go.


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I am using Windows 7 Home Preimum Edition on my new laptop. I have PGP virtual drives that I need to extract data from. Can I use PGP 9.x without any issues or should I spend the $100 for the newest versions.

A:PGP 9.x - Windows 7 - Are They Compatible?

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Is OTL Windows 8 compatible?
If it's not, is there any similar software that has a public tutorial?

A:Is OTL Windows 8 compatible?

As far as I know, OTL does not officially support Windows 8 but it should run on that operating system and show in the header portion of the log as...OTL by OldTimer - Version An unknown product (Version = 6.2.9200) - Type = NTWorkstationInternet Explorer (Version = 9.10.9200.16660)RSIT (Random's System Information Tool) is an alternative to DDS and OLT....it comes in 32-bit, 64-bit versions.

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I plugged in my Rio 500 and a box popped up saying that it might not be compatible. Does anyone know if it is?

A:Rio 500 Compatible with Windows XP?

Search in your manual, manufacturer's website, or Micro$oft's website.
Or just try it and see...what's the worst that could happen?

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Hi everyone,
I'm new here, hope you're alright!

I've just bought a new computer, AMD Athlon XP 1800+, 1.5Gig, 256 mb ram... I don't know what they mean Im new to computers. But I know i have Microsoft Windows 2000. Could anyone please tell me if my system is compatible for installing Windows XP? Like would my sound or graphics work? So that I could go and buy Windows XP. Is there diferent types of windows XP? If so wot are they?

Any help apreciated! Thanks alot!

A:Windows XP Compatible?

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Acer -6E40E97492 is the laptop.
OS: Windows XP Home Edition build 2600
System Model: AOA150
Memory: 1gb

Thats all I know its a friends. Do I need to get Windows 7 Home premium 32bit? Which one?

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I tried to install the Divx Audio Compressor 4 but it came up with a warning saying that it doesnt have the Windows XP signature or something and that it could lead to some damage to the system. Will that happen if i try to install it?

A:Is this compatible with Windows XP?

As long as you are using the DivX4.x codec, then you should have no problems. It just means that they haven't paid M$ to verify the program

This program has actually been superceded by DiVX5, though unless you go for the spyware version,, you have to pay

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Alright so I booted up my Thinkpad T40 laptop with Windows 7 32-bit. For some reason, the laptop is not able to find wireless internet connections. Could this be because there are no available Windows 7 drivers for this particular laptop?

A:Windows 7 not compatible?

If it is a retail windows 7 disk,then the factory drivers are not included.
Check the IBM website for drivers.
Try an old one if the windows 7 version is not available.
It might work.

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My girlfriend's Mac died, but I saved the HD. I want to buy an external HD case (USB) and try to salvage some files. For the time being, I want to know if I can hook up the Mac HD to my Windows system and be able to retrieve files such as Appleworks or other compatible files?

A:Is a Mac HD compatible w/ Windows

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Is the GeForce GTX 960 graphics card compatible with Windows 10?

A:GTX 960 compatible with Windows 10??

Yes, get the correct drivers here, just input model and 32 bit or 64 bit system http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us

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Hi guys, i am using windows 7 32 bit. All i want is to have a free chm to pdf converter which also supports batch compilation. I mean i have to convert a lot of chm books to pdf format for study purpose. So if anybody come across any such free software please let me know. Thank you all in advance...

A:chm to pdf converter compatible with windows 7

Hi hem,

I've had a look, and there doesn't appear to be any free converters available, nor are there any batch capable ones.

However, the following program does work in Windows 7 64-bit: PDF Creator - novaPDF - Create PDF files

I tried this version: novaPDF Lite Desktop

As far as I know, all versions are fully functional without any restrictions, but they include the following at the bottom of every page if you haven't purchased it.

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I came around this DVD burner

Newegg.ca - SAMSUNG Black 22X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X DVD+R DL 22X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache IDE 22X DVD±R DVD Burner - CD / DVD Burners

And I was about to buy it when I read a customer review about, it's not compatible with windows 7. Would that be possible or it shouldn't matter?

Thank you.

A:DVD Burner not compatible with windows 7?

It is possible if Windows 7's drivers don't support that model. Highly doubtful as they made the drivers situation much much better than with Vista. However, look around for product compatibility with Windows 7. It IS possible.

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Does not recognize my Airport Extreme or Express even though they are working fine and recognized by my iMac in the other room. I currently stream iTunes via the iMac, but would prefer to use my Windows 8 machine. But, so far, no go with Airport and iTunes does not have a speaker selector (probably cuz Airport not working).

Is 5.6.1 not Windows 8 compatible? If not, is there a more recent version?

A:Airport 5.6.1 Not Windows 8 Compatible?

I thought Airport was a MAC OS only application?

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Hello! I've got a problem with Bitlocked USBI enabled BitLocker on it approximately 3 months agoFrom that time I hadn't used this driveAnd when I plug in it now, it says that Bitlocker encryption is not compatible with current windows versionAnd tells me to try newer versionBut I already have the newest versionWith all updates installedPlease, help me

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Dear Sir
Does Windows 8 upgrade alright eg drivers etc for this model please

A:Re: Is Tecra A10-1C5 Windows 8 compatible?

Pick up info about Win8 compatibility on http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/generic/windows8-message
More info you can find under Toshiba Compatibility Matrix.

Check it out.

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So I just fixed 2 computers using the latest verson of combo fix this evening. both systems had Windows 8 on it, They both ran very smoothly afterwards.
my question is did combofix get a windows 8 update, or did i just get lucky? on a side note i did rename the file, maybe that was why?

A:Combofix - windows 8 compatible now?

At this time ComboFix can only run on the following Windows versions:
• Windows XP (32-bit only)
• Windows Vista (32-bit/64-bit)
• Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
There has been No word on any release for other operating systems that are Stable with this program.
You are taking un-needed "chances" by running on any other operating system - 

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Just wondering if Windows 7 x64 will run on the Opteron64 as some of my Solidworks workstations us this processor.

A:Windows 7 x64 and Opteron64 - compatible

running 2 dual core 275 opteron 940 on tyan board. windows 7 64 is rock solid. do not have option for virtual xp tyan board does not support. otherwise rock solid

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I want to install the AC3 filter on Windows 7, but the latest version - 1.63b - is from November 8 2009, and maybe not compatible with the new OS. Can anyone here confirm please?


A:Is the AC3 filter compatible with Windows 7?

Yes, I can confirm. It is compatible with Win7.

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I bought a new computer with Windows XP Home Edition on it and now find that I can't use Microsoft PhotoDraw (which came with my edition of Office 2000, and worked well with Windows 98SE). When I try to use PhotoDraw on the new computer, I get an error message before the program loads. I've uninstalled PhotoDraw and reinstalled it -- same result.

So I'm wondering if PhotoDraw 2000 is simply incompatible with XP. Does anyone know, or have any suggestions?

Many thanks!

A:PhotoDraw compatible with Windows XP???

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Hello guys

What kind of programs did you install on Windows 7 RC? I already have security and system software as Mil Shield, Lavalys Everest, 7Zip, and AVG anti-virus. They work perfectly on my two Windows 7 32bit/Windows 7 64bit.

A:Windows 7 compatible software?

I suggest you have a look at some of the stickied threads on this section of the forum. Other than that, they only way you'l know for certain is to try out the software yourself.

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Hi All,

I'm looking to buy a new printer, partly because mine isn't compatible with Windows 7 (and the company has said they probably won't be updating it...) and partly because its old and uses a lot of expensive ink. So here is the question I guess:

Can someone please give a list, or some other information regarding which color printers / all-in-ones are compatible with Windows 7 Out of the Box, meaning I won't have to wait for the company to release their driver in 2-3 months after the official release of the OS?

Right now I've got an Epson C88 which will print B/W without much problem, but can't do color as it produces a page where every line of text is overlayed with a bar of a single color in alternating fashion. The problem is that I need to print about 10 color pages a day for school and am left running my flash drive to school every time I need to print. I've tried reinstalling the printer driver, reinstalling the driver in compatibility mode, and even just letting the windows driver service install its own version... all without any improvement.

So, if anyone can please share this information with me so that I can get a new printer quickly, I'd much appreciate it. Also, I've been comparing the Canon MP490 and the Epson NX515 (I don't want another epson, but if thats all that will work, so be it), so if either of these two have been proven to work correctly with Windows 7, I'd really like to know.


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A:Windows 7 Compatible Printers

I have an HP Officejet 5610 All-in-One that we bought some time ago, relatively cheap, and I've had no problems between it and Windows 7. At most, the scanner is crap for pencil drawings and color pencil art. But that's the printer itself. I also have an HP LaserJet P1006, however that's B&W. For the most part, if it says that it works with Vista, it's likely to work with 7. And most modern printers should work out-of-box.

As a note with the 5610, if you're printing 10 pages in color a day, that's going to be really expensive in cartriges. Unfortunately, I've found that true of most color inkjet printers.

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I have been looking everywhere trying to figure out if my motherboard

F2a85-M/CSM is windows 10 compatible, and where to find the chipset drivers for it.

I'm hoping someone with the same motherboard can help me find this out


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My scanner, which admittedly is a bit old (6 or 7 years) is not compatible with Windows seven (64-bit). The scanner still works great and I'd hate to just dump it because it doesn't work on my new computer.

The scanner is a Visioneer One Touch 7100 USB Scanner. I already tried the manufacturers website, no luck. They simply tell me that the scanner is not compatible with Windows seven.

I tried plugging the scanner in while I was on the internet and letting the computer search for drivers, ...... no luck there either.

Can anyone help? Or should I just give up on this? I don't want to damage this computer. The only thing I really used it for was scanning documents.

A:Scanner not compatible with Windows 7. Can anyone help?

Hi! petempls, welcome to W7F

You can try this:
social.technet.microsoft Visioneer OneTouch 7100 Drivers

Read it all, but pay particular interest to Pendragonf's post down near the bottom:

"...I have got the following scanner to work with Windows 7 64 bit should be the same for 32bit as well..."
"...Visioneer 7100, 8920, 9020, 9420..."

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HardwareProduct Name

Product Number

1.80 GHz AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology TL-56

Microprocessor Cache
512 KB + 512 KB L2 Cache

1024 MB (2 x 512 MB)

Memory Max
Up to 4 GB

Video Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce 7150M

Hard Drive
160 GB (5400 rpm)

Multimedia Drive
LightScribe Super Multi 8X DVD?RW with Double Layer Support

15.4? WXGA High Definition BrightView Widescreen (1280 x 800)

High speed 56K modem

Network Card
Integrated 10/100 Ethernet LAN

Wireless Connectivity
802.11 a/b/g WLAN

Bluetooth wireless networking

Altec Lansing speakers

3D Sound Blaster Pro compatible sound 16 bit integrated

101 key compatible

Pointing Device
Touch Pad with On/Off button and dedicated vertical Scroll Up/Down pad, volume control, mute buttons, 2 Quick Launch Buttons

PC Card Slots
One ExpressCard/54 slot (also supports ExpressCard/34)

External Ports
5-in-1 integrated Digital Media Reader for Secure Digital cards, MultiMedia cards, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, or xD Picture cards3 USB 2.0VGARJ-11RJ-452 stereo headphonesexternal microphoneAC adapterS-Video-outexpansion portExpressCard SlotIEEE 1394aConsumer IR

35.70 cm (L) x 25.70 cm (W) x 4.06 cm (min H) / 4.30 cm (max H)

2.86 kg

Integrated fingerprint reader

65 W AC Power Adapter6-cell Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery

What's In The Box
Integrated webcam

A:Is my laptop compatible for NEW WINDOWS 8 ?

I'd upgrade the memory. But it will work.

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