fm 5.5 and xp

Posted on 2005-04-13
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Last Modified: 2010-04-27
is it possible to run fm 5.5 on a win xp machine? if so, is it a bad idea to do so?
Question by:haneedes
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It's certainly possible. I don't know of any specific issue that would make it a bad idea, other than the fact that there are newer and better versions of FileMaker available.

You'll want to make sure you install the most recent updates.


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thanks bill

have you actually tried it?
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I run fikemaker 4.0, 6.0 and 7.0 under XP with no problem.
The only slightly unstable situation I found was filemaker 4 under w2k while perfect under NT4.
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billmercer earned 200 total points
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Yes. I'm currently using 5.5 on an XP machine that was originally running Windows NT. After making the switch from NT to XP, I noticed a reduction in the number of problems and crashes.

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