Solved

How to use Lotus Word Pro in Windows 7

Posted on 2011-03-10
13
1,488 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
 
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
Enterprise Mobility and BYOD For Dummies

Like “For Dummies” books, you can read this in whatever order you choose and learn about mobility and BYOD; and how to put a competitive mobile infrastructure in place. Developed for SMBs and large enterprises alike, you will find helpful use cases, planning, and implementation.

 
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

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Authenticated Users 5 26
Windows Explorer has stopped working 3 23
Samsung Smart View subtitles don't work 1 65
ASP.NET 5 Templates 2 65
Problem "Can you help me recover my changes?  I double-clicked the attachment, made changes, and then hit Save before closing it.  But when I try to re-open it, my changes are missing!"    Solution This solution opens the Outlook Secure Temp Fold…
Notes Document Link used by IBM Notes is a link file which aids in the sharing of links to documents in email and webpages. The posts describe the importance and steps to create a Lotus Notes NDL file in brief.
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…
The Task Scheduler is a powerful tool that is built into Windows. It allows you to schedule tasks (actions) on a recurring basis, such as hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, at log on, at startup, on idle, etc. This video Micro Tutorial is a brief intro…

914 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

18 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now