Solved

IPX Windows 7

Posted on 2010-11-22
4
1,546 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
I have third party software that requires the IPX protocol. Is there a way to use the IPX protocol with Windows 7?  

Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:l2Bravo
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
4 Comments
 
LVL 96

Expert Comment

by:Lee W, MVP
ID: 34188373
IPX is no longer available from Microsoft for Windows Vista and Windows 7 - see the response here by a Microsoft Employee.
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7itpronetworking/thread/82727f50-9e1b-4fcf-8a38-e45567938ec4/
0
 

Author Comment

by:l2Bravo
ID: 34188501
Is there any workaround?
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:cantoris
ID: 34192030
Aside from using "XP Mode" or Virtual PC containing Windows XP with IPX/SPX, then I'm pretty confident the answer is "no"!
0
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
vernony earned 500 total points
ID: 34203325
seems the answer already provided, IPX is not supported in Windows 7
you will need to install XP Mode or VPC 2007 to work around it
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When you try to extract and to view the contents of a Microsoft Update Standalone Package (MSU) for Windows Vista, you cannot extract the files from the MSU. Here we are going to explain how to extract those hotfix details without using any third pa…
There are many software programs on offer that will claim to magically speed up your computer. The best advice I can give you is to avoid them like the plague, because they will often cause far more problems than they solve. Try some of these "do it…
This Micro Tutorial will give you a basic overview of Windows DVD Burner through its features and interface. This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating system.
The viewer will learn how to successfully create a multiboot device using the SARDU utility on Windows 7. Start the SARDU utility: Change the image directory to wherever you store your ISOs, this will prevent you from having 2 copies of an ISO wit…

688 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question