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Windows 7: Paint shop pro 7


15 Jul 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition
 
 
Paint shop pro 7

Greets!
When trying to set psp7 as default program for, say, a jpg.... when clicking to open the .jpg, or when right clicking and saying open with, I get

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C:\Windows\INSTA:~1\[D6DEO~psp7.exe
The NTVDM CPU has encountered an illegal instruction.
CS:0df8 IP:01cb OP:ff ff 00 ff 00 Choose 'Close" to terminate the application
Any idea how to remedy this? I have tried setting compatibility to xp and running as admin but it does not help.

BTW- i'm using the RC 7100

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15 Jul 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

try run as admin.
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15 Jul 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition
 
 

Thanks, I have tried that too. Added to first post......
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15 Jul 2009   #4

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 
psp

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jrjr View Post
Greets!
When trying to set psp7 as default program for, say, a jpg.... when clicking to open the .jpg, or when right clicking and saying open with, I get

Any idea how to remedy this? I have tried setting compatibility to xp and running as admin but it does not help.

BTW- i'm using the RC 7100
Hi and welcome to SF

We could use some specs abt your computer, and what ver of PS and 32 or 64 bit

Ken
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15 Jul 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

I have the same version so I will try it and see what I get.
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15 Jul 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

I just set my jpg's to open with Photoshop as default and it works fine.

Is this the same version as yours?

Paint shop pro 7-2009-07-16_000723.jpg

Oops, sorry I just noticed that you were talking about Paint Shop not PhotoShop.


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15 Jul 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Hi and welcome to SF

We could use some specs abt your computer, and what ver of PS and 32 or 64 bit

Ken
2.8 northwood core
HT enabled
4 gig cl2 ram
ati 3650HD (agp)
Gigabyte MB
32 bit os

ver of PS?
If you mean paint shop pro, its in the first post and the title..... PSP 7

If you mean power supply its a 600 watt OCZ
not that that matters

Windows 7 RC 7100


Everything else seems to run ok, even an old Macromedia suite I have - I use fireworks a lot too. Although fireworks needs to shut down aero but thats ok.

Mr Grim, its important to note that I am talking about paint shop pro, not just paint shop. I can set .jpg's to open with plain old paint shop and it works fine. In fact, I just looked over the new paint shop and it has come a long ways, havent looked at that in years lol
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15 Jul 2009   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Paint Shop Pro is an ancient 16-bit Windows 3.1 program. When you run it on a 32-bit modern Windows platform, it must run the 16-bit DOS emulator to get it to work. This is never a sure thing. Old software like this may attempt to perform what a modern 32-bit system says is illegal. It may not even be possible to ever get it to run smoothly on a modern system.

I have seen Paint Shop Pro upgrades for under $20 at Frys. I suggest either upgrading to a 32-bit PSP, or try something like GIMP for Windows GIMP - for Windows it's free.

Bye.
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15 Jul 2009   #9

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

I agree with the above, now might be the time to consider upgrading. I currently use Paint Shop Pro X2 which is now owned by Corel. Works create with Windows 7.
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15 Jul 2009   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition
 
 

Info on my Paint Shop PRO 7.04 - note the build date of 2001. Not a windows 3.1 program by any means, its a Win 2000 era program. I also have psp 5, 8, and 9 but I prefer 7. Looking back I find that even version 4.12 was a 32 bit program, not sure if it ever was 16 or not but 5 and later are 32.

It runs great on XP and behaves as it should. There must be a way to get this one issue resolved for Win 7.
PSP 7 runs fine under Win 7 its just setting it as the associated program and opening it that way that has issues. If I wanted to use X2 I would, that is not the question.



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Paint Shop Pro Build Information:
Build Date Jul 13 2001 @ 16:15:07
Build Mode Release (7000404)

Hardware Configuration:
Processors 2
Processor Type 586
MMX Support Yes

Memory / Drive Status:
Memory Load Index 30 pcnt.
Total Physical Memory 1024MB
Available Physical Memory 1023MB
Total Paging Memory 2047MB
Available Paging Memory 1023MB
Total Managed Memory 1MB
Total Handles: 15
Temp Drive Free Space 3223MB

Video Driver Information:
Bits Per Pixel 32
Number of Colors 16777216
DIB Output 24BPP
Palette Size Non-Paletted
Resolution 1680 x 1050

Operating System Information:
Operating System Windows NT/2000
Version 5.1
Additional Info Service Pack 3

Plug-in Information
Total Plug-ins Scanned: 0
Memory Used: 0KB
Filter Plug-ins Loaded: 0
Import Plug-ins Loaded: 0
Export Plug-ins Loaded: 0
Format Plug-ins Loaded: 0

WinTab Tablet Status
Driver Version: None
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