Nero "not compatible with this version of Windwos"

got this message on an XP machine...

it does install and work fine but what is the incompatibility ?

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what version? It could be on that requires an OS prior to Xp.
and in the past, installations didn't always do a thoruough system check, but that of course comes into play when you run the software.
jetsonxAuthor Commented:

>>what version? It could be on that requires an OS prior to Xp

XP is an OS is it not !

Nero 6 I think and XPSP1
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no I said that maybe your version of Nero was meant for a  OS prior to XP, such as windows 2000 or windows me. If you have nero6 with SP1, I would upgrade first to XP SP2. This will get you updated drivers and such, fixing any potentional DLLs that could also be the problem of why Nero isn't running.

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Also, did u buy this nero? And from where? Sometimes if that is a different language version, and your OS is a different one ( say OS is english and nero is chinese), then it may not run either
Do you have the latest updates from Nero?
Nguyen Huu PhuocSenior ManagerCommented:
Which version is your nero? If it is older 5.6.6 your problem happened after you updated SP2 for your Windows XP. According to this paper, you should update your Nero a newer version.  
I know the error message you mean.  I have not come across any problems as a result of ignoring the message, and I have various clients who use Nero for various things who have ignored the message, so I think that old I.T. legend applies "If it ain't broke, don't fix it".
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