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Robert Brereton
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      Dec 19th, 11, 8:06 PM

"Howard Neil" <> wrote in message
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> Hi,
>
> In the next 2 or 3 months I intend to modernise my (homebuilt) computer
> with a new motherboard, CPU, and RAM.
>
> I am also considering updating the XP home to Windows 7 Pro and this is
> where I need some advice, please.
>
> My problem is that I use Quicken, which has been discontinued in the UK
> since about 2003. This program is crucial to my business and I will not
> change it. However, it needs XP to run. The reason I am considering Win 7
> Pro is that it apparently has a mode which will run old XP software.
>
> However, I need the OS to load both Quicken and other software (run in Win
> 7 Pro) at the same time. If I need to re-boot to use either then it would
> be useless to me.
>
> Could someone who is familiar with Win 7 Pro please tell me is this is
> possible? I have checked the internet and just cannot seem to find a
> definite answer although the implication is that it will work the way I
> want. Any doubts and I will stay with XP.
>
>
> --
> Howard Neil
>


I am running Quicken 2002 quite happily on windows 7 pro 64 bit on my
desktop. It also works on windows 7 HP 64 bit on a laptop. I also copied
my quicken.ini file and dropped it into the windows 7 directory. It backs
up fine to a NAS also.

Bob

 
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