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    How to install Matlab 2007 on Windows 7?


    Note : This FAQ is based on discussions from a previous forum thread ( Matlab in Windows 7 ). Thanks to ELFEHRIJ and other participants' information sharing.


    Method 1: Change Windows 7 Theme to Windows Classic


    To change Windows 7 Theme to Windows Classic, follow these steps:


    1.    Right-click on the Desktop and then click Personalize .

    2.    Scroll down to Basic and High Contrast Themes .

    3.    Select Windows Classic .


    Method 2: Change the Java used by Matlab 2007


    To change the Java used by Matlab 2007, follow these steps:


    1.    Download and install Java Run Time (JRE) 1.5.0_19 or JRE 1.5.0_20 from the following link:



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    2.    Refer to C:\Program Files\MATLAB\R2007a\sys\java\jre\win32 , rename jer1.5.0_07 to Original_jer1.5.0_07 .

    3.    Copy JRE 1.5.0_19 or JRE 1.5.0_20 from C:\Program Files\Java to C:\Program Files\MATLAB\R2007a\sys\java\jre\win32 and rename it to jer1.5.0_07 .

    More Information:

    For more information on Matlab in Windows 7, click the following links to view the article:

    Matlab in Windows 7


    Applies to:

    Windows 7 Starter

    Windows 7 Home Basic

    Windows 7 Home Premium

    Windows 7 Professional

    Windows 7 Ultimate




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    Source Thread: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7itproappcompat/thread/4dba5d57-3127-48f3-9461-eb1ef5d7c70e

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    Author : v-artli

    Thursday, June 17, 2010 6:34 AM