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    Software Testing on Vista

    Hi all, I have installed a load of software on Vista thought you might like to know that most of the software worked only PSP10 didn't. Heres a list of software that works:

    Adobe Reader 7
    MindManger Smart
    Advantage DiDA
    Varndean
    Office 2003
    Audacity
    Interactive Highway Code
    Information Systems in Society 1
    Information Systems in Society 2
    Tools Techniques and Systems CD1 & 2
    GCSE Leisure and Tourism
    Bounce Back Maths
    Cut Paste and Surf
    Circuits
    CLEAPSS Science Publications
    Earth and Sun
    Earths Structure
    Physics Household Electricity
    Control Studio
    Livewire
    PCB Wizard
    Clotex 1
    Clotex 2
    ICT Textiles
    NetSupport School v 8.01
    Multimedia Science School 11-16
    Multimedia Science School 16-18

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    Re: Software Testing on Vista

    I keep forgetting to look on my install at home, but have they done anything stupid like rename the Windows or Documents and Settings folders?

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    Re: Software Testing on Vista

    Quote Originally Posted by mrforgetful
    I keep forgetting to look on my install at home, but have they done anything stupid like rename the Windows or Documents and Settings folders?
    Yes they have. D & S is now 'Users'.

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    Re: Software Testing on Vista

    On ly one that i know of is that "Doucuments & Settings" is now "Users"

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    Re: Software Testing on Vista

    add to the list of software that works:

    Photoshop
    Dreamweaver

    Software that doesn't work

    Sophos (suprise suprise!!)

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    Re: Software Testing on Vista

    Software that doesn't work:
    AVG
    CCCP

    Software that does work:
    ClamWin
    Office 2007
    SIMS .Net
    Thunderbird
    Trillian
    DeepBurner

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    Re: Software Testing on Vista

    On ly one that i know of is that "Doucuments & Settings" is now "Users"
    f they keep trying hard enough, they'll reinvent unix

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    Re: Software Testing on Vista

    More software that doesnt Work

    McAfee Anti-Virus 8.0i
    BBC Alerts
    DaemonTools (v3.47)

    Software that Does Work
    Driving Test Success (Theory)
    Driving Test Success (Hazard Perception)
    MS AutoRoute Euro 2006
    FoxIt PDF Reader
    Google Earth

    Software that needs a bit of tweaking but does work
    Driving Test Success (Practical) - Need to copy d3drm.dll to System32

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    Re: Software Testing on Vista

    Try v4.00 of Daemon Tools. I think that's ok.

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    Re: Software Testing on Vista

    try this
    http://www.iexbeta.com/wiki/index.ph...atibility_List

    wiki list of working/partially working/non working software

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    Re: Software Testing on Vista

    More software that works:

    Apache 2.23 - except the Apache Monitor app (taskbar icon)
    Visual Studio 2005
    SQL Server 2005
    Nero 6 (Ultra Edition)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gatt View Post
    More software that works:

    Apache 2.23 - except the Apache Monitor app (taskbar icon)
    Visual Studio 2005
    SQL Server 2005
    Nero 6 (Ultra Edition)
    I was looking for this information and some how came across this post. Very helpful indeed. Thanks to all of you.

    Cool

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    This is a very old post.

    Most software tends to be ok with Vista now.

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