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Windows 7: Running Legacy Application

27 Nov 2014   #1
sparker781

Winodws 7 Ultimate 32 Bit
 
 
Running Legacy Application

Currently running Windows 7 Ultimate. I am trying to run a legacy application made for XP, right clicked on the installer and checked off to run in compatibility mode however after trying to install the application, I was met with several different error messages pertaining to missing dll's etc. Am I missing something here?

Any Assistance is appreciated


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27 Nov 2014   #2
Pauly

Win7 Ultimate X64
 
 

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27 Nov 2014   #3
sparker781

Winodws 7 Ultimate 32 Bit
 
 

I just was reading up on this. Sadly my PC doesn't support Hardware Virtualization. The update they have on the site to remove the requirement wont allow me to install either. I guess a VMware setup is needed at this point
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27 Nov 2014   #4
Pauly

Win7 Ultimate X64
 
 

Maybe the easiest way to go, shame you cant run XP mode as you have ultimate
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27 Nov 2014   #5
sparker781

Winodws 7 Ultimate 32 Bit
 
 

It's aggrevating. I am in the process of setting up my new machine, then I'll be able to ....Ah well
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27 Nov 2014   #6
windoor

windows 7 Pro
 
 

Sorry if it seems obvious, but did you enable it in the bios?

I just installed xp mode on my new build to run and old program and it works fairly well,

I had to go into bios to enable it.

Regards

Windoor
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