Windows 7 64bit and legacy 32 bit application

Posted on 2010-01-12
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Last Modified: 2012-05-08

I am trying to install and old AUTOCAD 2004 software on a Windows 7 PRo 64 bits and it do not work
Is there a way to make it work ?
Thank you
Question by:gadsad
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by:Chris Head
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Have you tried to run the setup file in compatability mode?
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Have you tried running it in XP compatability mode?

Right click on the program start icon - then properties -  then compatibility - then select the mode you wish to use.
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McKnife earned 2000 total points
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The first supported version on vista (and I bet it's the same with 7) was ACAD 2007 SP2, sorry. I never read of people getting earlier versions to work.
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by:Lee W, MVP
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You can try XP Mode if your hardware supports virtualization.

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