NAIPS on Windows 7

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NAIPS on Windows 7

Postby lindsay55 » Tue Aug 9 2011, 12:11

Anyone able to get NAIPS working on windows 7? (I know it's not supported)
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Re: NAIPS on Windows 7

Postby Abaddon » Wed Aug 10 2011, 06:34

I have had a play with no luck.

There are two ways I can think of which would make it work.

Windows 7 has an "XP Mode" which is only available on business, enterprise and ultimate versions. I haven't tried this because I have home premium.

There is a 3rd party software called VMware. If you have an old XP cd you can download VMware player for free and then use the CD to make a virtual PC. It's like having an XP pc within your normal windows.
I haven't yet tried this method as my desktop and CD's are back home but I am sure it would work. Have run plenty of old programs this way and yet to find one that doesn't work under vmware.

Much easier to use the airservices web site tho.
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Re: NAIPS on Windows 7

Postby Pegs » Wed Aug 10 2011, 09:48

hmmm, well this thread has cleared up why we couldn't get NAIPS to work on Black Duck's new laptop :)

Might have to get that IPHONE4 sooner than you planed BD :wink:
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Re: NAIPS on Windows 7

Postby Capt Hollywood » Wed Aug 10 2011, 10:24

C'mon people, get yourselves a Mac and all these Windows problems will disappear! :D

And if you still need Windows for some reason use VMware as Abaddon suggested. I have VWware and run Windows XP and the Apple operating system simultaneously, I can even drag items from my Mac desktop to my Windows desktop!
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Re: NAIPS on Windows 7

Postby UnObvious » Wed Aug 10 2011, 11:10

If you have access to a machine running xp, copy and paste the install folder onto a USB stick and then copy paste onto your windows 7 machine. Pretty sure that's how I got it working. Good luck!
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Re: NAIPS on Windows 7

Postby Abaddon » Thu Aug 11 2011, 07:05

UnObvious wrote:If you have access to a machine running xp, copy and paste the install folder onto a USB stick and then copy paste onto your windows 7 machine. Pretty sure that's how I got it working. Good luck!


Just tried this method confirmed it works.

I have zipped the directory if anyone is desperate shoot me a PM and I will email it to you.
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Re: NAIPS on Windows 7

Postby Nemo » Thu Aug 11 2011, 08:51

Guys, it is fairly easy to run.

1. Download the latest version from Airservices
2. Right mouse click on the installer .exe file and select properties.
3. Select the Compatibility tab and tick run in compatibility mode select xp.
4. Run the installer...all good.

I am running Windows 7 Home Premium.

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Re: NAIPS on Windows 7

Postby lindsay55 » Thu Aug 11 2011, 09:09

Nemo wrote:Guys, it is fairly easy to run.

1. Download the latest version from Airservices
2. Right mouse click on the installer .exe file and select properties.
3. Select the Compatibility tab and tick run in compatibility mode select xp.
4. Run the installer...all good.

I am running Windows 7 Home Premium.

Stay Safe
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I tried this already and get "Error 0 running command..."

I'll try copying the installed folder off an xp machine when I get access to one soon.
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Re: NAIPS on Windows 7

Postby Nemo » Thu Aug 11 2011, 10:35

Lindsay check your PMs
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Re: NAIPS on Windows 7

Postby Abaddon » Fri Aug 12 2011, 04:52

Nemo wrote:Guys, it is fairly easy to run.

1. Download the latest version from Airservices
2. Right mouse click on the installer .exe file and select properties.
3. Select the Compatibility tab and tick run in compatibility mode select xp.
4. Run the installer...all good.

I am running Windows 7 Home Premium.

Stay Safe
Dan


This doesn't work on mine (64bit W7 HP)
Are you running 32bit?
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Re: NAIPS on Windows 7

Postby Nemo » Tue Aug 16 2011, 08:07

I did it on Windows 7 32 Bit. I will try it on Windows 7 64 Bit tomorrow.

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