Solved

How to use Lotus Word Pro in Windows 7

Posted on 2011-03-10
13
1,502 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-26
I have Lotus SmartSuite 9.8.1 and want touse it in Windows 7. Any possibility?
0
Comment
Question by:aarthurr
  • 6
  • 3
13 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:aarthurr
ID: 35104970
Hoping for a positive answer
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:dlan75
ID: 35106198
Hi,
right click the exe or installer, and install it using the compatibility mode. Prefer XP from Vista but even vista should do it. Then that should work perfect !
0
 

Author Comment

by:aarthurr
ID: 35111336
I need a few more details. Where will I find the option for compatibiity?
0
Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.

 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:dlan75
ID: 35112208
well just right click and select solve compatibility problems. follow the instructions it should guide you through the process and find the best one for you
if no success then I will show you
0
 

Author Comment

by:aarthurr
ID: 35122013
Thank you for your patience. When II install LotusSuite 9.8.1 OR just the standalone from this group Lotus WordPro (the application I really want), it just goes through it's paces and voila it is installed, seems functional, BUT will not read the .lwp files. So, when do I right click.

I understand there is the possibility of running a virtual XP program but the instructions I have found are probably over my head. You're instructions sound like something I could handle if I knew when or where t CLICK.

Thanks again for helping me address this issue. If I cannot get WordPro to fun I''ll have to buy another computer for XP only. I would not go online with it to spare myself all the invasions it seems vulnerable to.

0
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
dlan75 earned 500 total points
ID: 35123149
well my suggestion was actually to run your program as virtaul xp.
look at this tutorial : http://search.microsoft.com/results.aspx?form=MSHOME&mkt=fr-FR&setlang=fr-FR&q=wsus
it is really not difficult, no need of buying another computer
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:dlan75
ID: 35425308
Hi,
why deleted? I proposed a functionnal solution that has not been tryed yet.
0
 
LVL 46

Expert Comment

by:Sjef Bosman
ID: 35425462
I agree with dlan75: setting up a virtual XP system really is a no-brainer.

@Aarthurr: Start here: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/download.aspx

and then just accept his answer. ;-)
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:dlan75
ID: 35425583
thank you :-)
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:dlan75
ID: 35430786
Hi,
Yep sorry for that I was just out on holidays I didn't see the first message coming :)
0

Featured Post

Complete VMware vSphere® ESX(i) & Hyper-V Backup

Capture your entire system, including the host, with patented disk imaging integrated with VMware VADP / Microsoft VSS and RCT. RTOs is as low as 15 seconds with Acronis Active Restore™. You can enjoy unlimited P2V/V2V migrations from any source (even from a different hypervisor)

Question has a verified solution.

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

IBM Notes offer Encryption feature using which the user can secure its NSF emails or entire database easily. In this section we will discuss about the process to Encrypt Incoming and Outgoing Mails in depth.
Today, still in the boom of Apple, PC's and products, nearly 50% of the computer users use Windows as graphical operating systems. If you are among those users who love windows, but are grappling to keep the system's hard drive optimized, then you s…
This Micro Tutorial will go in depth within Systems and Security in Windows 7 and will go into detail regarding Action Center, Windows Firewall, System, etc. This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating system.
The viewer will learn how to successfully download and install the SARDU utility on Windows 7, without downloading adware.

838 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