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Cannot install Adobe PageMaker 6.5 on Vista

When I try to install PM6.5 on my new Vista computer it stops at 36%.
Message says: This Program does not have a file associated with it for perforimng this action. Create an association in the Set Association control panel.
Trouble is, I can not find this option and wouldn't know what to associate it with, anyway.

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  • njbologna Jan 18, 2009

    Am I sure it's compatible? No, The upgraded version of PageMaker 7 is compatible, but I can't transfer any of my files and the newer versions doesn't have all the features I liked about 6.5.

  • njbologna Jan 20, 2009

    I can not rate because I did not receive a solution to the problem...only a question to be more elaborate. I did not receive any further info.

  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2009

    I've used .P65 for years and have grown comfortable with it. While I am disappointed to learn that Adobe will not support or upgrade the product for Vista, at least I'll know what Adobe thinks of its customers when I select a replacement product.

  • Thomas F. Schneider May 11, 2010

    Are you sure that the adoby program that you are attempting to install is compatable with VISTA?

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Find the setup.exe in the PM folder on the CD, right click and "Run As Administrator"

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  • Lerning Sep 09, 2011

    YOU ARE A GENIUS Mr. Soapsud !!!!!. I have successfully installed PageMaker 6.5 on windows VISTA. I did exactly as you suggested with the right click --only thing though--inside my PageMaker CD folder I did not see "setup.exe" but I did see "Setup". Actually there are several "Setup" listed. So I right clicked on each until I saw "Run As Administrator. For those reading this WONDERFUL solution, you might need to right click on each of the "Setup" listed before you see "Run As Administrator" But keep trying.

    I was so frustrated with this VISTA mess, and so glad now that I didn't give up.

  • MrSoapsud Sep 09, 2011

    You're welcome. You're seeing several setup files because Windows is hiding the extensions. It does this thinking it's being helpful but all it does is help viruses etc. If you can find "Folder Options" in explorer or the control panel and untick the box that says "Hide extensions for known file types" you'll be able to see that programs are .exes, word documents are .doc or .docx etc. Sometimes viruses etc have .doc.exe at the end so you think it's a document when actually it's a program.

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I went to the ADOBY website for 7 and several others for 6.5 and can find nowhere that states that they support the VISTA windows system. It is an incopatable program for VISTA

http://www.adobe.com/products/pagemaker/systemreqs.html

Posted on Jan 18, 2009

  • Thomas F. Schneider Jan 20, 2009

    I didn't answer it becaue I really don't have the a good answer for you;Just what I have told you already. I was hoping someone else kew more about that program.    Sorry.

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Solution Perform one or more of the following solutions:
Solution 1: Check the Acrobat CD-ROM.

Make sure that the CD-ROM from which you are installing is free of dirt and debris. If necessary, clean the CD-ROM with a soft, lint-free cloth.
Solution 2: Temporarily disable anti-virus software, and then install Acrobat.

For instructions, see the documentation for the anti-virus software or contact the manufacturer.
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  1. Right-click My Computer and choose Properties.
  2. Click the Hardware tab, and then click Device Manager.
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  1. Insert the Acrobat CD into the CD-ROM drive.
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  3. Double-click setup.exe in the Acrobat folder on the Desktop, and then follow the on-screen instructions to complete installation.
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