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Windows 7: Software to avoid

20 Feb 2009   #21
hybridfan

Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)
 
 

iTunes yuck what a pile of cack, sorry but I just hate it... I'll stick to my Foobar thanks


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21 Feb 2009   #22
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Chappy View Post
Alcohol120 and Daemon Tools also.

Apparently the virtual S/PDIF driver they both use is refused by Win7.

out of interest did you try alcohol 52% free edition?
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21 Feb 2009   #23
TripOG

windows 7 X64
 
 

alcohol 120 works for me
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21 Feb 2009   #24
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Hi Chappy,

Daemon tools certainly doesn't work - sptd driver - have sent feedback about this.

SIW2
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22 Feb 2009   #25
killercat

XP pro, Win7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TripOG View Post
alcohol 120 works for me
What parts of it are working for you? And how did you install it?
You aren't talking about the virtual drives, are you?
Can you please describe a little more detailed? I'm curious, since that would be a first...
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25 Feb 2009   #26
glen4cindy

Windows XP / Windows 7
 
 

I tried using my CD label printing software, Memorex Expressit 2.2 SE. It installs just fine, and runs just fine, but when I try to print, the program locks up and I have to open the task manager and end the task before I can regain control.
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25 Feb 2009   #27
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Do other programs print ok?
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25 Feb 2009   #28
glen4cindy

Windows XP / Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by swarfega View Post
Do other programs print ok?

I've had no other printing problems. <yet>
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25 Feb 2009   #29
patio

Vista Ultimate X64/ Windows 7 Dual-boot
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bobalobabingbong View Post
Just an FYI, I use AVG Free, and have had no problems on my rig with it. It scans automatically every night, and haven't had any problems installing drivers, or anything for that matter.
Agreed...this is why this list is purely subjective...
I have it running on both the 32 and 64bit versions with zero issues.
The caution tag should be removed.
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26 Feb 2009   #30
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by patio View Post
Agreed...this is why this list is purely subjective...
I have it running on both the 32 and 64bit versions with zero issues.
The caution tag should be removed.

Ive replaced the caution with an advisery.
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