fm 5.5 and xp

Posted on 2005-04-13
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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    Expert Comment

    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.


    Author Comment

    thanks bill

    have you actually tried it?
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    Expert Comment

    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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    Accepted Solution

    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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