[SOLVED] Office 97 Pro & Paint Shop Pro 6 compatible ?

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    Are Office 97 Pro & Paint Shop Pro 6 and Winamp 2.91fully compatible with Windows Vista ?



    thanks
     
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    I thought you might say that, thing is I have invested in buying those versions and theydo all I need them to do. Would they work in 'compatability mode' ?

    Seems ridiculous that youhave to buy new software just cos you get a new OS
     
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    MS changed a LOT behind the scenes in Vista -- forcing SW developers that relied on the XP-way of doing things to rewrite their code using different libraries. The only way to know for sure is to install and try each one.



    What I do know about the products is the following:

    1) Office 2K3 works OK in Vista, Office XP (2002) and prior have problems, especially Outlook

    2) Paint Shop Pro v9 & 10 work in Vista; PSP 8 is known to be incompatible. Prior versions are probably "incompatible" as well.

    3) WinAMP is up to version 5.53, and the current version is freely available. There are reports about the ealier versions of WinAMP 5 NOT working on Vista. So, your version almost certainly will not work.
     
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    thanks for the help, looks like I'll have to give Vista a swerve
     
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