i have a hdd with solidworks installed on it

April 7, 2011 at 13:19:19
Specs: Windows 7, 3.00ghzPentium4-2MB tp 2.93 Intel Core 2 Duo-4MB to
I have an old computer that has a hdd with Win XP and Solidworks 2007. Can I just install this hdd as a second hdd on a new Win 7 machine and have access to the SW2007?

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April 7, 2011 at 13:28:21
No, you have to setup a dual boot manager since your application is installed under XP so not accessible from Win 7. By the way take a look at the following post


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April 11, 2011 at 11:05:00
not quite sure what solid-works is, but XP formatted hard drives don't work in win 7 computers unless they are formatted with NTFS. FAT and FAT32 tend to lose packets on their way to the CPU and programs may not load right.

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April 13, 2011 at 05:41:00
SolidWorks is a 3d engineering design program.

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