Re: [nbos] Fractal Mapper and Windows 7
Francis Herman
Wed Jun 1st, 2011
I had thought it was a patch, but NBOS tech support said it was a full installer. It's running just fine now. I just needed to copy over many of the symbols from my FM 7 disk manually. Thanks for everyone's quick responses!
-Francis Herman



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>From: Gonzalo Martin Barrio <gonzalobarrio-at-gmail.com>
>To: "mark.oliva-at-steigerwaldedv.de" <mark.oliva-at-steigerwaldedv.de>; "nbossoftware-at-nbos.com" <nbossoftware-at-nbos.com>
>Sent: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 5:11 PM
>Subject: Re: [nbos] Fractal Mapper and Windows 7
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>>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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