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Application vs Operating System Compatibility

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Hello everyone,

This is more of an informational request.  I recently purchased a new laptop as my old one is damaged.  The OS is the new Windows 7.  It's pretty cool but I'm still getting use to the interface.  My Office 2003 installed fine on this system. How can I tell if an older application is compatible with a newer OS before trying to install it.  I would like to install my Adobe Acrobat 7 as well as other applications on this laptop but I can't find a site that provides compatibility information.  Can you help me?

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