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Frx 6.7 report designer client install on Win 7 Pro 32 bit

I have installed  and ran sucessfully on XP pro this application . However, when after installing on win 7, I get error 'failed to validate frx system database at c:\ .....\frx 6.7\sysdata\frxsys32.mdb when I launch report designer . I installed  a 6.7 patch I thought was needed for win 7 but still get above error. Need help.

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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
where is it trying to put the system database?  where does it exist in an xp setup.

here is what microsoft has to say http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2014857

also you have to ensure that dot net is enabled on your machine

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cebu1014Author Commented:
The file for the system database is placed in same directory on both platforms. It even asks you where to place it during the install the default is accepted. I have enable the .net in windows features but no change in error.

I reinstalled and it state that I needed .net 1.1 or higher installed. Windows 7 already comes with 3.5.1 so I am at a loss. I do believe now it is  most likely a .net issue . I have .net 1.1 listed in programs.  

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Microsoft says FRX install is not recommended for 64bit but the win 7 I have is 32bit.

Any other help would be appreciated. Thanks
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
do you have service pack 11 or higher installed for frx ?
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Francis OmorutoCommented:
File system rights?
I guess you've already tried "Run as Adminitrator"
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Francis OmorutoCommented:
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Sorry for the typo :(

I generally put the data folders outside the program files folder hierarchy.
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