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Microsoft Greetings 2000 & 2001 RRS feed

  • Question

  • Have Windows 7 64 bit with Microsoft Greetings 2000 installed. When I tried to install Greetings 2001 I get it wants to update MDAC and reboot then continue install  thats all it does reboot & reboot. how come I got 2000 in but not 2001 and why is there not a newer version of Greetings its the only one I really like to use?

    • Moved by Carey FrischMVP Friday, August 26, 2011 11:46 PM Moved to more appropriate forum category (From:Windows 7 Miscellaneous)
    Friday, August 26, 2011 11:33 PM

Answers

  • Microsoft Greeting 2001 seems to be not compatibile with Windows 7.

    I think the best solution could be using virtualization: if you have Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate, download ind install Windows Virtual PC with XP Mode (http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/) to have a 32 bit Windows XP Professional SP3 environment in which you can install and execute your program; otherwise, you can use a virtualization program like Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 SP1 (http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=24439) or Oracle VirtualBox (http://www.virtualbox.org), create a virtual machine and install the operating system you need to run your software.
    Remember that you must own a valid Retail license for the operating system you want to virtualize.

    Bye.


    Luigi Bruno - Microsoft Community Contributor 2011 Award
    • Marked as answer by Cloud_TS Friday, September 2, 2011 9:35 AM
    Saturday, August 27, 2011 9:36 AM