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    DIDA on Windows 7

    Just trying to get the festering turd that is the pupil version of the DIDA activebook working on Windows7 x64, and I'm running out of ideas fast. On xp, it runs from a network drive fine (relatively)!

    Running from the same share as XP, it crashes out without loading, with several "Library not registered" error boxes.

    Copying to the local C: drive and running with compatibility set for XP SP3 (or 2), it works fine, for a while, before crashing out for no apparent reason "Windows is searching for a solution to the problem..."

    Upgrading shockwave and Flash to latest versions seems to make the crashes less frequent but this may be psychosomatic!

    Has anyone got this working? short of running in a VM, or downgrading back to XP (I've already got an image just in case but these PCs are i3's with 8GB Ram!), I'm fresh out of ideas

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    You'd think applications like DIDA would be web based these days, but you can try this.

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    Does it work ok in Windows 7 32bit?

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    There are some patches hmmm let me see if i can find them

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    ICT in the enterprise there isnt a specific update but i'm sure the Using ICT patch worked

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    Quote Originally Posted by MatthewL View Post
    Does it work ok in Windows 7 32bit?
    No, not right away but I haven't tried the compatibility settings yet

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    Quote Originally Posted by AliG View Post
    There are some patches hmmm let me see if i can find them

    scans email..............

    Hangs on white screen upon launch?

    The above is for Using ICT

    Hangs on white screen upon launch?

    The above Graphics

    Hangs on white screen upon launch?

    The above Mumtimedia

    ICT in the enterprise there isnt a specific update but i'm sure the Using ICT patch worked
    No joy I'm afraid it's not hanging on startup, it's crashing and closing after approx 2 mins use

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    We were getting "Library not registered" these patches resolved it on Windows 7 32 bit

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    If you're planning on installing the teacher version I warn against it on W7. For us it merrily tries to delete all files on the C: drive during the install. Pile of crud!

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