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Windows 7: CD 64 bit incompatibility issue.

04 Jul 2011   #11

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate Edition

I have the same problem, but find a solution with virtual machines, just create and install a Windows XP 32 bits virtual machine and execute the Beatles CD and everything works perfect.

Another option is to install Windows XP mode on Windows 7 x64

You can download Windows XP mode from the following link:

Download Windows XP Mode

Jorge Montaño

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22 Sep 2011   #12

win 7 pro 64 bit

Hello Pete,
Did you get the problem solved?
I have exactly the same dvd...has it got all the albums and tracks,and can be installed?where did you get it?
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23 Sep 2011   #13

Windows 7 64

Hello ?

Yes, it has got all the albums and tracks on it.
A friend gave it to me here in the UK.

I never resolved the issue but I have every intention of tyying to do so.
All of the tracks play but without the visual display of the various albums and their tracks.

If the disc is explored there is the file folder with the music within it.
That leaves 3 files-
AUTORUN.INF Setup Information 1kb
BEATLES.EXE Application 3,614 kb
INSTALL.EXE Application 24.KB

I suspect it's the INSTALL.EXE or BEATLES.EXE or maybe both that are the problem regarding incompatibilty.

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23 Sep 2011   #14

win 7 pro 64 bit

Does it display on screen all the albums and when you click again it displays the lyrics? it a home dae dvd...i.e. not details on it?
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24 Sep 2011   #15

Windows 7 64

It displays on screen all the albums and when I click an an album it displays the tracks, not the the lyrics.
It is a home dvd with no details on it.
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08 Feb 2013   #16

Windows7 64 bit

Peter, I have the same CD and recently I was able to run it on Windows 7 (64 bit) finally.
Here is what I did:
- Using 'PowerISO', the DVD player software, I burned an image of the CD. File type = PowerISO
- Start PowerISO and 'mount' the CD image file that you just created
- Play the virtual CD, that is right click on your cd/dvd drive and select 'Install or run program from your media'
That is it. The 'virtual CD' runs , plays and displays all the albums and lyrics like it used to do.
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