Re: [nbos] Fractal Mapper and Windows 7
Gonzalo Martin Barrio
Tue May 31st, 2011
>From reading the original email, it seems like he cannot install FM7
on Windows 7.
The FM8 update you bought online: is it a "patch"-like update that
requires you to have FM7 installed first? If yes, then you should
contact nbos support to the email suggested.
If the update is the full FM8 installer, then there's no need for you
to install FM7 from the cd you purchased; simply install FM8 and
you're good to go.
Make sure you right-clik the installation file and choose Run as
administrator (even if you're logged in as a user with admin
privileges).

On Tuesday, May 31, 2011, Mark Oliva <mark.oliva-at-steigerwaldedv.de> wrote:
>> From: Francis Herman <folenzo-at-yahoo.com>
>
> <<
> I wasn't sure if this list was a proper place for tech-support questions,
> but it seems it is.
>>>
>
> It's a good starting point, but you seem to have an extraordinary problem,
> one that most of us won't be able to duplicate.  I suggest you send a help
> request to:
>
> mailto:support2-at-nbos.com
>
> <<
> I bought Fractal Mapper 7 on CD-ROM, and bought the upgrade to FM 8 as a
> download. It ran fine on my old WinXP machine. Unfortunately, I can't get my
> new Windows 7 computer to install FM 7 from the CD-ROM. I've tried
> everything the Help screens suggested about "compatabilty settings", but
> nothing's worked. Does anyone know of a work-around for this?
>>>
>
> I doubt that Windows 7 is the problem (unless you're running without local
> administrator rights).  A lot of us have been installing and running FM8 on
> Windows 7 for some time.  I have two licenses.  One is installed on my main
> machine under Windows 7 64-bit.  The other is installed on my second machine
> running under Windows 7 32-Bit.  Both installed without problems and are
> performing fine.
>
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