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Q: Not Vista compatible

I have a HP Laserjet 3015 Fax Scanner Printer. Ive lost my driver disk so I used the HP website printer driver. The driver works fine for printing but does not support the scanner or fax functions. HP said that these functions are not compatible with Vista. Is there a generic driver that I can use or can you suggest something that may help me not to need 2 printer hooked up to the computer?

The other printer is a canon PIXMA MP800 (I need this for the Scanning functions - MP Navigator)

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Preferred Solution: Not Vista compatible

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: Not Vista compatible

Most Photo editing programs can access scanners. Since HP's Twain driver does not work in Vista, it's still possible that Windows WIA driver 'might' work. (for scanning)
In Irfanview, you would go to 'File', 'Select Twain Source'. If a WIA driver shows up, select it. Next, click 'File', 'Acquire/Batch Scanning'.

Other Photo editing programs should be similar. I don't know if will work, but worth a try. If you don't have any editing programs, Irfanview can be downloaded here:http://www.irfanview.com/
It's small, fast, and free.
moper

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As Windows Fax and Scan facility only applies to Vista Business, Enterprise and Ultimate, is there a recomended alternative (free) software program for Home Premium ??Vista "Boot Safe Mode" When I used XP, I had a program that enabled an automatic "boot" that gave the option of booting into Safe Mode, without having to restart the system with your finger hovering over the F5 or F8 key to kick it into Safe Mode. Is there such a software for Vista? A few "mixed" questions that I could really do with some answersfor ...please...I know that the folowing questions do not neccesarilly fall into this Vista related forum, but having searched for answers and come up empty handed, I thought I might try my luck here.. Is there a specific forum / site where you can post multiple questions varying from Google to Vista to Firefox - basically a general forum??I know that there are some, but having posted in these forums I noticed that many of the subject "latest post" is often well over a month or so ago which signifies a severe lack of members.Re: Google - I have been trying to make google search results open in a new tab using the about:configbrowser.search.openintab change to "true". Although it is now set to "true" is hasn't made the results open in new tab. Is there another method for doing this??Re: Windows - How do you make new windows open fully instead of the annoying small window that does not have the minimize... Read more

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Is there a place I can compare PDA's to see which ones are Vista compatible?

A:Vista compatible pda's

Hi Crackstp and welcome to Vista Forums

Most of the current range should be compatible, however for the definitive answer you should go to the manufacturer's website and check there.

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I have a laptop with Vista 32 and just bought another laptop with Vista 64.

Will both of the above OSs use the same software?

If a program is Vista compatible?..does that mean it will run on either of the above machines?

Must a program to run on Vista x64 state that it is Vista x64 compatible?

A:What does Vista Compatible Mean?

Hello cyclone3211, and welcome to the vista forums

Vista X64 will run most if not all 32Bit applications, As it will not run 16Bit applications you may have problems with some (Very) old games or with the 16 Bit installer used for some older applications.

If you purchase an application which states it is Vista Compatable you should have no problems installing and using it

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Does anyone know if Windows Vista would be compatible with A Logitech wiireless keyboard and mouse??? Am gradually finding out that things arent as easy as they seem when it comes to a new computer....I had windows 2000 professional before so its all new for me!!!
Thanks
 

A:Is It Compatible With Vista?

You will have to get the drivers for vista from the Logitech webstite but I would have thought Logitech would have all products supoorted on Vista now.

Hope that helps.
 

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Hey. Here is my scenario.

I'm buying a new computer, and it obviously comes with Vista. My current computer is running XP. When I get the new computer, I want to use my current XP hard drive on it. My question is, will I be able to save files onto the new Vista drive while running XP?

Thanks for any help in advance.

A:XP compatible with Vista?

Hey nnnever,

I have heard that running XP and Vista on the same computer can cause problems. One that I had when trying to do this is that when you boot to XP it deletes the system restore files.

And another thing. I don't think that you can just pull out the XP hard drive and put it in the new computer and expect it to work.

I have Vista and I use Microsoft Virtual Machine to run Windows XP inside Windows Vista.

You could just get rid of the problem altogether and swipe the drive that has Windows Vista on it and then just use XP.

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I just bought a HP TouchSmart 64-bit computer, running Vista Home Premium 64.

My old computer had Windows XP and I have discovered that my Palm Tungsten E is not compatible with the 64-bit format, and it doesn't look like Palm is going to step up to the plate with new drivers.

Soooo..... I am shopping for a new PDA. I don't want a smartphone. Tried a couple, and didn't like them, and didn't need the internet access 'to go'. I use Microsoft Office 2007, so the PDA needs to be able to sync with Outlook 2007 (contacts and calendar), and download Word documents.

Can anyone recommend a PDA for me? I might need to go back a couple of generations (after paying for my new PC) and look at a used one, so please specify which models will work for me. I don't use the 'graffiti' method of data input, so a PDA with a QWERTY keyboard (provided it is small enough to put in my purse/tote) or stylus would work for me.

Thanks so much (in advance) for your help.

-momtodogs
 

A:Looking for PDA compatible with Vista 64

I know that you do not want a smart phone, but the pda market seems to be slowing down as the smart phone market keeps growing. I would go to some stores where they have working smartphone models and just play with them.
 

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i want know how with me on lan? and is he download or not

A:want pro compatible with vista

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Originally Posted by mohamedamy


i want know how with me on lan? and is he download or not

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Okay. this is simple, im looking for drivers that will allow XP to upgrade to windows home premium, ive tried to nvidia forums but they act like i never even registered, ive been searching for hours. I need drivers that work with XP and will carry on into vista without a problem. Do these work? http://www.nvidia.com/object/winvista_x86_96.85.html
 

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Is there a third party Vista RC2 Compatible Firewall?
 

A:Vista RC2 Compatible Firewall?

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I have Vista Ultimate and San Andreas, and it installs fine and all, but when I load the game, I pass all the intro screens, then game quits itself. Is this an incompatibility issue?
 

A:San Andreas not compatible with Vista?

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I really like Vista, but I've experienced issues trying to install two software programs so far. PerfectDisk and TuneUp Utilities 2007 are both said to be Vista compatible, but I can't install either program to my new Sony laptop with Vista Home Premium. TuneUp Utilities 2007 goes through part of the installation procedure, but stops when a little window appears asking me to 'install' the software. I'm wondering how many others are experiencing issue installing software that is claimed to be Vista certified or compatible.
 

A:Vista Compatible Software

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I understand that I can go to a site and find a list of NICs that are supposed to be compatible with Vista. This is not what I want. The NIC I had was "certified Vista compatible" but it seems from the boards on the manufacturer's website that this is not uncommon for my card. What I would like to know is: are there any Vista users out there who are NOT having problems with their cards that would like to share brands/ models that are proven by usage to work with Vista?
 

A:Vista-compatible NICs

I've been working fine with Vista Home Premium with the two adapters shown in the attachment. But note that the second one is an integrated one, so you're probably not interested in that one.

Even though my gamble has paid off I don't recommend the Airlink101 unless you get it at a bargain price. Partly because it is USB but also because it is draft 1 'N.' I got lucky--it's working fine with my draft 2 'N' router, connecting consistently at a nominal 270 Mbps.

If you get 'N' make sure it is draft 2. Almost any 'G' adapter with a Vista driver should be fine.
 

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When we burn photos, music or files to a CD using Vista, the CD cannot be read on an older PC or CD player.

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is this software compatible with vista 64x
because it is stated as not?

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I have a huge problem. I purchased a new computer and hooked it up this weekend, it has Vista Premium and is a HP. Previously had win 98se. I work for a company from home that I mainly take calls and enter them into a software application. I log onto the software with a password. The software is Seibal CRM on Demand by Oracle. Pryer to getting the computer I spoke with someone at Oracle and was told Vista was not yet supported by them but they had some with it that she did not think had any problems. Well wrong.
When I went on the software today part of it works and not the other part (the tools part with the phone which I belive is called CRM call center on demand. Anyway it keeps showing a error message. I could not work today and have talked to everyone with the exception of B Gates. Oracle and employer says nothing they can do. HP says no help. Microsoft says yes I can get xp and call back and they will then transfer me to tect support and walk me through install, that you can have 2 operating systems something about Virtual whatever. Office Depot where I got the new computer says yes but you have to
re do the hard drive. Talked to someone who said Microsoft's Virtual whatever does not work well. Don't want to lug this computer back and office depot says they have no computers with XP anyway and don't want to pay $200 for xp and probably then fight to make it work with both. Do know the software is compatible with Xp as daughter has xp though her's is ... Read more

A:Vista Premium Not Compatible

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We recently brought a new computer with Vista on it but Vista doesn't support my camcorder, Panasonic VDR-D250 so I couldn't use Windows Movie Maker to upload my videos onto the computer. So I brought Nero8 as recommended by a Panasonic technician and I still can't get my videos uploaded. Please help. Thanks

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We recently got a new Compaq computer with Vista OS, Trend Micro AntiVirus 2007 and Webroot Spy Sweeper. When I suggested to the salesman my intention of also downloading the free Zonealarm firewall, which we had on our old computer with XP for 7 years, he discouraged it saying it would conflict and cause problems, reassuring me that he'd take care of everything... Well, I'm not sure he did--it doesn't appear I have any firewall protection on this computer, and that makes me uneasy. Could I have some feedback from all of you about this so I can rest assured that our computer is adequately protected or do something to get it that way--and go back to sleeping at night.
 

A:Firewalls compatible with Vista

Vista has a pretty good firewall already included, you probably really don't need anything more. Also, you most likely have a broadband router offering an additional firewall layer.
 

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I have a Setup CD for Vista, and if i put it to compatibility mode it installs all the drivers. But how can i know if the Drivers are working correctly?

And, my PC has low framerate in Flash Games ( When intense ), but that isn't normal is it? The flash player version is 10.

Thanks,
Alex.

A:Are Vista drivers compatible with 7?

I'd say go into device manager and see if they are recognized.
Just type device manager into the start menu

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Sims 2 keeps freezing and I was wondering if it was because i have 64 bit vista instead of 32 bit. I have 4gb ram. so i dont think its to do with that. and there is barely anything on my computer. and its new and not slow at all

A:Sims 2 compatible with Vista 64 bit

Hi. . .

Some 32-bit (x86) apps simply cannot run under x64 which may be the case here. I can also tell you that some of the SIMS programs cause problems under Vista x86 as well as I have some problems here with them when the kids run them.

I suggest that you check two areas within Vista for clues:


? Problem Reports and Solutions -
START | type wercon.exe into the Start Search box | right-click on wercon.exe that appears up top | select Run as Administrator | view "See Problems to Check". This will usually tell you if the program is non-compatible or if there were problems during installation.


? The Event Viewer -
START | type eventvwr into the Start Search box | right-click on eventvwr.exe that appears up top | select Run as Administrator | view the various logs starting with the Administrative logs.

Look through the log specifically for red errors and yellow warnings noting the date and time of the system freeze.

Good Luck to you.

jcgriff2

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I downloaded the Cyrsis demo, which worked on my XP machine in the past, yet Im getting some strange results with vista.

After i install it, i cant find it anywhere, its like its not installing even though it appears to install and i dont get any error messages.

There is nothing in my "all programs" or program files folder to indicate it even exists.

Ive reinstalled it mulitple times with the same results.

any ideas?

A:Is Crysis compatible with Vista 64?

Hello mach1219,
Have you looked in the "Games" folder for the shortcut ?.
Take a look and post your results, thanks.

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HI can someone help me regarding hooking up my old 6MP printer to my new computer? Ive searched the drivers but it still wont print.
 

A:Hp 6mp printer compatible with vista?

Try searching for the Windows XP drivers. The HP website indicates that should solve the problem!

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00808536#ref5

-Jenu
www.liveperson.com/jenu-jose
 

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The printer works fine, but my scanner WILL NOT work since adding Windows Vista. Am I doing something wrong, or is it just not compatible? PLEASE HELP!!!!!

Thanks
 

A:Is Vista Compatible W/hp 2170 All-in-one?

Did you download and install the drivers from HP at http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...8543&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=90806&lang=en before connecting printer to computer?
 

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I would like to ask that if games such as Zoo Tycoon or Bus Driver or 18 WoS Pedal to the Medal are Vista Compatible. Those games were released prior to the realease of Vista, and I haven't found patches for them yet. If there are patches for any of those game, tell me! If they are Vista compatible, tell me! If they work in compatibility mode, tell me! I need solutions, because the last few times I started Bus Driver and 18 WoS Pedal to the Medal on Vista, my whole PC crashed. PLEASE HELP!

A:Which Games Are Vista Compatible?

Try running pedal to the Metal with 'xp sp2 compatibility and 'run as admin'

(right-click icon, select properties>compatibility)


Zoo tycoon should work.

Bus driver may or may not work with compatibility mode.

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Hi,
Have a PC, Vista Business x64 and have copied prnadmin.dll from the win2k3 resource kit to c:\windows\system32 and am trying to register via cmd prompt opened as administrator. Error says
"make sure the binary is stored at the specified path or debug it to check for problems with the binary or dependent .dll files. The specified module could not be found" Is prnadmin.dll actually vista compatible?



Cheers

John

A:is prnadmin.dll compatible with vista x64?

Originally Posted by jja at Commarc


Hi,
Have a PC, Vista Business x64 and have copied prnadmin.dll from the win2k3 resource kit to c:\windows\system32 and am trying to register via cmd prompt opened as administrator. Error says
"make sure the binary is stored at the specified path or debug it to check for problems with the binary or dependent .dll files. The specified module could not be found" Is prnadmin.dll actually vista compatible?
Cheers

John



Hi John,

What do you need the win2k3 resource kit for because Im sure theres another resource kit Vista compatible I can help find if I knew why you need prnadmin.dll?

Steven

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I was looking at the new iTunes software that apple just released. It now says compatible with Vista 64. I will have to download on my home computer to see if CD burning now works. That would be great. Any downloaded and tried yet?

A:New iTunes Compatible with Vista 64

Just released as in today?

Becuase I installed it on Sunday (1/13) and iTunes told me that it can't burn cd's and needs to be re-installed. I just downloaded the 64-bit version of the gear drivers and it works.

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Hey guys

I hav Windows Vista basic..for past couple of months i m having trouble watching Divx videos online..whenever i start any Divx Quality video it runs for a while say for few minutes and then its start pausing and sometimes it recovers but again pause and then the whole pc is hanged..i cant access anything,even the ctr-alt-del doesnt work...i hav to restart it from the main power button...so i cant watch any videos online that has DIvx quality..rest of videos work not as good as they should but i can watch atleast....i even tried reinstalling the windows...didnt format and did the clean install but i just ran the setup on the earlier one and erased the previous windows files...but didnt help at all...

please help me guys as i hav been suffering a lot...i cant watch anything online...
 

A:Is Divx compatible with Vista???

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I just bought a logitech usb desktop microphone, took it home, and realized that it doesn't work with my vista 64 bit system. Do you guys know of any good / cheap ones that will work with my operating system? id like to keep the price around $20 and I would prefer a desktop one if possible. Thanks in advance for your help.
 

A:64-bit vista compatible microphone?

Any non-USB microphone will work, provided that your soundcard works in Vista and you have a free input jack..
 

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Hi,
I'm in dire need of a portable external drive, preferably a 2.5" or smaller, external drive that I can move my photos from (and files) one pc to another....more precsely from one vista 64 laptop and or vista 32 bit to a desktop that is xp pro os.
I have a large My Book by Western Digital and a passbook 120 gig by Western Digial to> Nothing works.
I've got a dvice that has two USB connections one on each end that is a data trasnfer divice. i wonder if anyone has ever used these and any adivce?
I need a drive for my millions of photos before I ruin another laptop; mut be mved to desktop>
Have looked everyplace online> Thanks, Cher (BIRDWISE)

A:Need vista 64 & 32 & xp pro compatible ext drive

hi cher,
you say nothing works - surely your desktop can see the WD drives?
make sure everything is turned on before connecting together.
I got one of those usb to usb things never did try it -
Do you have network connectors on the computers?

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Hi to everyone!
I'm looking for a Vista Compatible FAX application, since the Vista Fax&Scanner inside Vista O.S. does not allow its backup.
I've tried to insert my saved faxes in the default folder, after a clean installation of Vista, but they are no more visible when I click on SentItems.
I see they are in the ri?ght folder ( C:ProgramData>Microsoft>WindowsNT>MSFax>SentItems) but it is impossible to see them clicking on the left side of the GUI of the Fax&Scanner application.

Thanks in advance for your suggestions and sorry for my bad English.

giocarra

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Hai hai forumworld

I've recently been considering to purchase an actual soundcard instead of the Realtek onboard chip I got. Currently its this 'High Definition Audio'. I used to work on a laptop with a similair soundcard in it, but that was on Windows XP SP2. Where it actually provided some fun things like a graphic equalizer. Nowadays I'm using a computer with Vista and sadly it's lacking that equalizer.

Recently I bought some very nice headphones so I was thinking to get a soundcard with it which would match the headphones in quality. So I've been looking around and noticed a lot of Creative X-Fi cards. I figured it'd be an idea to purchase the 'Xtreme Gamer' edition of it but it also appears many people got issues with the drivers from Creative for Vista? Read a lot of reviews from people who weren't satisfied with it.

I was hoping maybe these forums could help me out in advising before actually spending money. Things I'd like would be:

-Good quality Soundcard
-Compatible and functional drivers for Vista 64bit
-Not toooo pricy
-Additional software for a graphic equalizer or similair, perhaps bass enhancing/boosting options

My apologies if I'm asking for way too much ^^

A:Looking for a Vista compatible soundcard

Hi Igsaa, Welcome to the Forums

I'm running Realtek drivers on Vista x86 and it comes with Realtek Audio manager which gives all sorts of extras including equalisation not sure if this is available with the x64 driver (or codec) you may want to check you have the latest drivers before you buy a new card. also If you right click on the speaker icon in the notification area and click playback devices you may find extra options there. It may well be that x64 is not yet supported as well as x86 but may be worth a try

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What is this and how do I get rid of it?

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-16"?>
<DATABASE>
<EXE NAME="ioncube_loaders_setup.exe" FILTER="GRABMI_FILTER_PRIVACY">
<MATCHING_FILE NAME="ioncube_loaders_setup.exe" SIZE="1608576" CHECKSUM="0x95E81BE9" BIN_FILE_VERSION="1.0.0.1" BIN_PRODUCT_VERSION="1.0.0.1" PRODUCT_VERSION="1, 0, 0, 1" FILE_DESCRIPTION="Package Foundry created Installer" COMPANY_NAME="" PRODUCT_NAME="IPF Installer" FILE_VERSION="1, 0, 0, 1" ORIGINAL_FILENAME="setup.exe" INTERNAL_NAME="SETUP" LEGAL_COPYRIGHT="Copyright 2006" VERDATEHI="0x0" VERDATELO="0x0" VERFILEOS="0x4" VERFILETYPE="0x2" MODULE_TYPE="WIN32" PE_CHECKSUM="0x0" LINKER_VERSION="0x0" UPTO_BIN_FILE_VERSION="1.0.0.1" UPTO_BIN_PRODUCT_VERSION="1.0.0.1" LINK_DATE="10/13/2006 20:04:39" UPTO_LINK_DATE="10/13/2006 20:04:39" VER_LANGUAGE="English (United States) [0x409]" />
</EXE>
</DATABASE>
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Hi there, just had a quick question i was asked the other day and was not sure about the answer. I was asked if there was any way to use a store bought program that is only compatible up to XP on a vista OS. I did not get which program it was, but i figured that with the knowledge base you would be able to munipulate the program to make it work with Vista. Any ideas?

A:XP program compatible with Vista?

Vista has some compatibility mode options that may help.

It could just be that when the application was published, produced, and packaged, Vista may have still been in the works.

This does not necessarily mean that the application won't run on Vista. It just means that it was not designed with Vista in mind.

The only way you can tell is to try it, or do a Google Search for a Windows Vista Program Compatibility Database.

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Hi everyone,

I am getting help from a French help forum and the tech asked me to launch Combifix, he gave me this tutorial site's link and told me to post him the report, once done.

I installed Combifix, the problem is that when I try to launch it, I get an error message saying that it is only compatible with Windows XP or 2000. Is that normal ? Is there another version or a way to solve this ?

PS : I have Windows Vista as OS, Mozilla as browser.

Thanks
Sam

A:Combifix not compatible with Vista ?

There were problems that were taken care of last weekUninstall it Click START then RUN Now type Combofix /u in the runbox and click OK
Note: There's a space between Combofix and /
Then try a fresh download

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Hi,

I just ordered a webcam and after introducing the the instal DVD it says it's not compatible with Windows Vista that I have on my PC. It it compatible with XP. Do you know if there is some driver or convertor I can use in order to be able to use my webcam anyway with W Vista? I'm sure there must be a solution.

Thanks a lot!

Iulia
 

A:Webcam not compatible with Vista

Did you try to just plug in the webcam and let Vista find drivers for it? I am using a 7 year old Logitech with my Vista. None of the Logitec programs that came on the setup disc work, but the camera works fine.

Not sure how it works, but Vista is supposed to have a compatiblity setup for older programs. Maybe someone will come in with suggestions or howto's.
 

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Hi, I've been reading some answers for my question, but i still havent find the right one.
Basically, Im runing windows vista and I want to format and install XP. Many people say "backup the drivers or download the drivers from your computers manufacture" but my question is: Are those drivers gonna be compatible with XP? Can I be sure that the motherboard will accept working with XP (its a new computer and it cames with Vista installed)
I really appreciate if you can answer my question.

Thanks.

Paul
 

A:Will drivers from vista be compatible in Xp?

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I've just recieved a new computer, and on setting it up I discover that my firewall of choice (Zonealarm) does not support Vista 64(Home Premium)

Does anyone know a good free firewall that works on 64-bit (im currently using the Windows Firewall)?

Thanks and Merry Christmas to you all!
 

A:64-Bit Vista Compatible Firewall

Comodo Personal Firewall is one, Agnitum Outpost Firewall 2008 is another. I guess it's up to you to decide whether they're good or not.
 

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Is Bleeping Computer software compatible with Vista x64?I am using Vista Ultimate x64 Build 6001 SP1.Intel? Core™2 CPU 6700 @ 2.66GHz 2.66 GHz Memory (RAM) 4.00 GB, 1 year oldThe behavior described below started suddenly a few days ago. Some of the symptoms are:When I click on System Restore I get (as expected) the dialog box ?Windows needs your permission to continue?
I click Continue. Apparently nothing happens.
I repeat the above and I get the message ?The System Restore wizard is already running.? However, it is not visible. I run System Restore during reboot. No visible effect.Task Manager also remains invisible.When I click on ?Turn Windows features on and off? the ?Windows Features? box is displayed with ?Please wait...? but nothing happens.Installing msi files and uninstalling do not work. E.g. when trying to uninstall a program, Windows Installer displays "Preparing to install..." and remains so forever. Click Cancel, after 10 min or so ?Install server is not responding?.Frequently Visual Studio and the Office 2007 programs go in No responding mode and I must reboot.When I shut down the computer "Logging off " is displayed until I use the hardware shut down button.Chkdsk, Windows Defender, MS Malicious Software Removal Tool, SOPHOS scan found nothing wrong.TREND scan found a ?Trojan?: the real Serv-U FTP Server, but that?s a known story.DSS displayed "Enumerating System Restore Points" but it remained so for more than 30 m... Read more

A:Is Your Software Compatible With Vista X64?

Vista Repair and Recovery Tutorialshttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/78386/bleeping-computer-vista-tutorials/I ran one repair on Vista a few months ago, we had tried before and it didn't seem to work, the last time I just walked away from the computer and gave up, I came back and it was actually repairing itself, it may have heard me mutter something about low level format

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I am looking at purchasing a Gateway GT5662 Desktop with a Vista OS. My problem is much of my software is not compatible with Vista and runs great with my XP OS. I will be installing a separate hard drive for the XP OS on this computer but I feel there could be some issues of having everything work right since this is a Vista computer. I have went to the several of the vendor sites to see if they have drivers and so far so good. The one I am having difficulty with is the motherboard. If someone could give me a little direction on where to look or has information concerning this it would be appreciated. The spec's are as follows: MCP61PM-GM motherboard with an nVidia nForce 430 chipset, 2.2-GHz AMD Phenom 9500 quad-core processor. Thanks for the help in advance

A:XP OS compatible with Vista OS computer

Well, what type of OS do you have (OEM or Retail)? Did it come with the PC? If so, you cannot transfer it, so you are looking at buying a new license.

As to XP support ... I cannot find the 5662 on the Gateway site, but the 5674 (same processor) does seem to have a lot of XP drivers for download.

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Hello everybody,
Yesterday when I tried to open Mozilla Firefox, they showed up some error like crash something, I removed the old, install the new, the problem is still there.
I don't know why, before it ran smooth. I did try to install the old version firefoxe 2.0 but impossible. Please help.
I use Vista Home Premium, 32 bit.

Thank you all of you,


Joesmith

A:Is Vista still compatible with Firefox 3.0.8

Firefox 3.0.8 kinda sucks. I was unable to enable cookies by any chance. I would recommended use alternatives like Safari, IE 8 or Google Chrome till final release of mozilla.

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Hey, all. I'm starting to get machines on my bench - finally - that have one version of Vista or another installed. When I "clean-up" a machine, I use CCleaner, SuperAntiSpyware, Spybot S&D and AVG free. I set these up so they don't all load at startup but have to be lauched by the user.

Are these programs compatible with Vista? Or are there other apps that are - free first of all - and better to use with Vista? Thanks!
rtg
 

A:Solved: Vista compatible?

Found out that the current versions of each works fine with Vista. Does the fact that a user can't do a specific search for video files in Vista bother anyone else? I "clean-up" used machines for re-sale and, as you can imagine, there are often times various video files which are...inappropriate...to leave on the machine. I know I can search by file extension, but it was nice in XP that a user could search specifically for video files.
 

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Hi,

In general, are external USB DVD-RW drives compatible with Vista x64? I have several (ranging from 6 months to 2 years old) and was wondering if I'd have to buy newer models.
 

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I have just helped a friend to install Vista (64 bit) on a new computer . She previously had windows XP Home. Everything is working fine except for the sound which, even though I have put it to maximum is practically inaudible. Is it possible that she needs new speakers? the ones she has look very elderly! I have checked that they are plugged in ok and enabled.

A:speakers/ Vista compatible?

The physical speakers has nothing to do with the upgrade to Vista just as switching gas has nothing to do with tires.

What might be happening is that the audio drivers need to be updated. You'll have to find the 64-bit audio drivers for her soundcard.

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Can anybody help?
I'm trying to install Forsaken on Windows Vista 64bit and the screen just blacks out after the intro messages. It works fine on XP even though its an old game. I've tried right-clicking on the .exe files and setting compatability to Windows 95, 98 and 2000 and nothing changes.
I used to love this game, does anyone know how to get it working?

A:Is Forsaken (1998) Vista compatible?

after it blacks out, does it crash, giving you a screen that says " X.exe has crashed, trying to find a solution?"

Put compatability settings on Windows XP SP2 (service pack 2) and try changing your graphics res because old games usually ran on 256-bit graphics ect.

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Hello.

I Have Just Installed WIndows Vista Ultimate On My Dell Latitude D505. i Downloaded All My Drivers From Dell.com. All Drivers Worked Apart From The Extreme Graphics Driver For My VGA Standard Graphics Adapter. It Says That It Is Not Compatible With Vista. I Cannot Change The Resoloution Of My Screen Because I Cannot Install The Driver. It Is Currently On 800x600. I Need It To Be A Higher Setting. How To I Fix This Problem?

Thank You So Much To Anyone Who Can Help.

A:Graphics Driver Not Compatible With Vista

joshuam08 Welcome to the forums.

Hate to say it but your chances of finding a driver for that are slim to none. Here is what Intel has to say about that chipset,






Q3: Is Intel providing WDDM drivers for Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 (Intel GMA 900) on Intel 915 Express chipset-based platforms?
A3: Intel will provide support for WDDM drivers beginning with the Intel? 945 Express chipset family and beyond. See question 5 below for a detailed explanation of WDDM support on Intel? 915 Express chipset-based platforms. However, Windows Vista is supported on the Intel? 865G, 915G Express desktop chipsets and 852/855GM mobile chipsets running XPDM (XP Display Driver Model) driver included on the Windows Vista install media. Windows Vista will install on these platforms, but advanced features such as Windows Aero will not be enabled as XPDM drivers do not support Windows AERO



Graphics - Windows Vista* support frequently asked questions

Basically comes down to the only driver available for that chipset is the one that installs with Vista, as Intel will not be providing any. Also not sure what drivers you downloaded and installed from Dell as the only thing they list for that model are XP drivers,

Drivers & Downloads

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I've spent several hours attempting to get Vista (Ultimate) to recognize my Sandisk Cruzer (2Gb, U3, SDCZ6-2048, BE0608A1B). The flash drive works fine on my XP Pro notebook and worked on my Vista desktop before I upgraded to Vista.

This is the message I get after plugging the drive in (the light comes on for 3-4 seconds):
"USB devise not recognized. One of the USB devises attached to this computer has malfunctioned, and Windows does not recognize it. For assistance in solving this problem, click this message".

When I click the message I get a new window up which shows a list of USB Root Hub (8 ports), and one is listed as "Unknown USB devise".

I contacted Sandisk tech support three times and got three different answers:
1) Use the U3 uninstall tool from their website to uninstall and reformat the flash drive. I did that, but Vista still does not recognize the drive.
2) You are out of luck. Buy a new flash drive. The version I have (v 2.18) supposedly would NEVER work with Vista regardless of uninstalling and reformatting.
3) It is a driver issue. I was told to search for a Vista driver that would enable Vista to recognize my flash drive. After 2 hrs searching, I can't find anything.

I understand that the U3 software may not be compatible with Vista, but a formatted flash drive should not be a problem. It's a "dumb" drive. Or, so I thought.

Please, anyone, help me with a solution soon. I've got presentations I need off of... Read more

A:Sandisk Cruzer 2Gb not compatible with Vista

Is this what you have?

http://www.radioshack.com/sm-sandisk-2gb-enhanced-for-readyboost-usb-flash-drive--pi-2634491.html

I have what I believe is this model; plug it in and you should get a prompt to use "ready boost" on it.

It also says that on the drive case.

In fact, as a check on your issue, I just decided to enable readyboost on it -- and sheesh, it DOES make a difference!
 

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