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Windows 7: Replace Windows Vista Calender with a suitable Windows 7 program

15 May 2017   #21

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone
Summary: how to install Windows Calendar on Windows 7

Okay, finally got wincal working on 7!

Here are the summary of the steps to take:

1. Download the right attachment for your machine (32 bit/64 bit)
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
There are a few reg entries as well. No need to install Vista.

Attachment 398523

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2. Expand all files from the downloaded zip folder to a suitable location. Then UNBLOCK all five files found in this location and subfolders.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
Rt click>ProPerties>check unblock>Apply>OK
3. Copy each unblocked file into corresponding program files folder on the system drive. Provide administrators permissions when requested. [EXCEPTION: There is no need to copy over wincal registration entries, to a system folder.]
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
I don't have that issue.

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4. Set each .exe file to be compatible with Windows Vista.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
I only used what is in those zip files.

Then wincal should be under control panel>Default programs.

Attachment 398560
5. Dont know the file attributes to set for User, Administrator and System.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iko22 View Post
What file permissions do I need to assign to the wincal.exe and wincal.exe.mui files, once they'd been transfered across, would you know?
6. Merge the provided Registration Entries.

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15 May 2017   #22

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64

You're welcome. :)
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