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    Does SIMS run ok on 64bit Win 7?

    Just checking.

    Does SIMS..NET run ok on Win 7 64 bit?

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    Yep, works for me.

    Not sure about Nova T though as I never use it.

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    No probs here.

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    Yes it does work, but of course the older 16Bit parts do not work.

    FMS works too, but I find both still work best on 32Bit.

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    Cool thanks that's good for most users. I'll assume that Options and Nova modules need 32bit then?

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    Also, be careful about personnel links between SIMS and FMS if you have a mixed 32/64-bit environment. You have to specify the path to the SIMS .net folder which is a single, estate-wide option. If it's set to C:\Program Files\SIMS\SIMS .net like it will be on all of your 32-bit workstations, FMS will complain about not finding it on the 64-bit devices if you've installed SIMS and FMS to the Program Files (x86) folder.

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    Nova T6 and Options work fine - just make sure the borland database engine (32bit) is installed.

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    Also we have found significant issues with the 64bit version of Microsoft Office and SIMS, and advise schools only to use 32bit Office

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    Quote Originally Posted by splattthecat View Post
    and advise schools only to use 32-bit Office
    That's what Microsoft advise too.

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    Not even Microsoft recommend you use 64bit Office!

    Yer, everything works but Nova-T4, which ain't supported anyway! Actually not sure about Nova-P, hey, what do you know, it does work on win7 64bit!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rawns View Post
    Also, be careful about personnel links between SIMS and FMS if you have a mixed 32/64-bit environment. You have to specify the path to the SIMS .net folder which is a single, estate-wide option. If it's set to C:\Program Files\SIMS\SIMS .net like it will be on all of your 32-bit workstations, FMS will complain about not finding it on the 64-bit devices if you've installed SIMS and FMS to the Program Files (x86) folder.
    Good call. You can fix this with symbolic links.

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