Older Program Compatibility CAD

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CAD software
Legacy applications
Software conflicts
I have a 1997 CAD program that is fine with XP, but with my new computer and Vista, when I select "FILE", "SAVE", the program simply exits!!?? I have the compatibility set to Windows 97 SP. In all other respects, the program functions correctly. Someone advised, in answer to this previously, that I should run another program that essentially fakes-out Vista. I wrote down the name of the program, but lost it and the answer provided is no longer linked to my original inquiry.
ASKED: July 31, 2008  7:29 PM
UPDATED: October 31, 2009  8:51 PM

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You could create a “virtual machine” that runs an older version of the Windows OS on your Vista machine (I’ve got a Win2000 VM that I use to run Win95 and Win98 programs on my WinXP machine)

Check here:

<a href=”http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=6d58729d-dfa8-40bf-afaf-20bcb7f01cd1″> For Microsoft option</a>

Or here:

<a href=”http://www.vmware.com/technology/virtual-machine.html”>For another option</a> as well as a detailed explination of VM’s

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  • AFreelancer
    you should try Freelancer.com You can hire a pro cad designer there to help you solve that issue. And if you use this promotional code you'll get more bennefits: 3DPROTOTYPE
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