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Just wondering before I bother to install 7, if the apps I have will work with it? I pretty much just use Windows when I want to run my greeting card app, so would upgrading to 7 even be beneficial for me considering I don't use Windows on a daily basis?
 

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Its hard to say for sure on any particular app unless someone has already installed and used it with success. Here is what I said for Vista when this question came up, this should work for W7 also:


Here is some good advice when installing programs in Vista, This is good advice even if the program was designed for Vista.

Here is how to install software or drivers on Vista that are for XP,2000,NT4,98,95

1. Download your program to a folder of choice, Right click on the setup.exe file for the software/driver you are trying to install and select properties, if there is an "Unblock" button on the General Tab, click it, then go to the compatibility Tab

2. Tick the "run this file in compatibility mode" box and then select XP, or whatever OS the software was designed for, in the drop down box, Tick "run as Administrator" if it is available, hit OK. If it was designed for Vista then skip compatibility and only use run as administrator.

3. Now double click this setup.exe file to execute the install process, hopefully all will go well and install the drivers/Software you need.

4. If the exe installs software for the device, or you have installed software only, you need to navigate to the program folder where it installed, then do the compatibility thing (1 & 2) again for the program executable(s). If the program was designed for Vista skip compatibility mode, just tick "run as administrator"

I do not guarantee all drivers or software to work in Vista, but a large percentage do..

Good luck.
 

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As posted above, no one can tell you for sure unless they have already tried running the app.

I can tell you that both vista64, and win7 64bit run my 9yr old version of quicken just fine.

The best advise is to give it a try and find out if it works or not.
 
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