Will Program CD for XP & Vista run on Win 7?

February 15, 2010 at 05:37:32
Specs: Windows XP
If a CD says suitable for Windows Vista and XP will it run on Windows 7

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#1
February 15, 2010 at 05:49:16
Most probably.

Besides, you can always visit the web sites of the program makers on the CD to check if there are updates.

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SuatCINI


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#2
February 15, 2010 at 10:39:51
If it works with Vista, it will work with Win7. The two operating systems are quite similar under the hood.

Nearly all XP software will work with W7, too.

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#3
February 15, 2010 at 17:07:34
Not sure that is exactly true. Almost all programs written for Vista will run on Windows 7. There are some exceptions. XP is supported in a different way. It will either work (nativity or in compatibility mode) or MS's solution is to either integrate a virtual machine with xp mode or you could do that also. XP mode is only free on the highest two versions of Windows 7.

If it is older you might try dosbox or other.

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