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Windows 7: Quark and Photoshop ok with 7?

02 Apr 2010   #1

Quark and Photoshop ok with 7?

Hi, I have Vista and plan to get a netbook with 7 on.
My only issues are compatibility of software I use such as
Quark 4.11 and Adode Photoshop, either v5.5 or 7.

Will these load and run ok with 7?

thanks in advance for the replies

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03 Apr 2010   #2

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers

Hi there
in theory Photoshop 7 will run on a netbook -- even though it's much lighter on resources than CS3 / CS4 it's still an app that is resource intensive so - :

I wouldn't recommend running Photoshop (any release) on a netbook. This is one application that you DO need a powerful processor, decent memory and a lot of disk space for -- espcially if you process in RAW mode and use a lot of layering / filters etc etc.

Other than that the application will run on W7 just fine. -- Don't know about Quark as I've never tried it.

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03 Apr 2010   #3

Win 7 Pro x64, VM Win XP, Win7 Pro Sandbox, Kubuntu 11

I would not recommend either Quark or Adobe InDesign on a netbook. It would be even worse that running Photoshop (any version). With the low cost of a good laptop why would you go with a netbook (just a question).
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03 Apr 2010   #4

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

I don't think Photoshop 5.5 or 7 will install on 64 bit Windows 7. You will likely have to use Win 7 32 bit unless you upgrade to Photoshop CS series.
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26 Mar 2012   #5
W Michel

Windows 7 Premium 64

I had no floppy for years so I copied the Quark 4.1 (portable) directory from 98 to XP, Vista and Win 7 and created a shortcut. Works fine on my 64 bit 7 as it did on the others.

W Michel
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26 Mar 2012   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I have CS2 on my laptop (Windows 7 Home Premium, i3, 4gb ram), never had any problems but as said, I wouldn't like to try it on a netbook.

Edit: May be wrong...
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