Question about QuarkXPress Passport 4.1 (112283) for PC
It worked fine on my windows 98 setup, but can it be modified to work on XP?
I still wonder why nobody else has discovered the following, I used Quark 4 on XP. I used it on Vista; Read on:
As a matter of fact I am using Quark 4 on Window 7, I used it on Vista (where it performed better than Vista) and on XP back at least to 98 or perhaps 95 when MS had not yet decided they had fonts (less than) superior to Adobe. My original install required burning a floppy (good luck with that today) for the registration. I never bought an external floppy. At some point, I discovered it was truly portable and simply copied the installed Quark directory to a new location (anywhere) on each new system. I dragged out a shortcut to the executable onto the desktop on every new platform. It still runs fine on this 64bit Window 7. I am running Windows Home and not Professional no Ultimate in emulation mode. It has not blown up yet. Something I wish I could say about other software.
The only rub I found is that MS monkeyed about with associations (which worked fine in XP & Vista) and I have yet to be able to set.QXDs to Quark when I even set .QXTs to Quark.Windows 7 automatically served up In-Design as being the first (default) association in my programs list. Something I did not accept. I even tried to rewrite the registry in an attempt to make it work. If you bust this, please return your registry code.
If a matter of interest, I have a friend who worked on the prerelease 7 and reported they didn't care and he still needles the programmers. He discovered multiple forms of Windows .DLLs that can operate for 64, 32 and 16 bit applications. I don't know if this was the answer but Quark 4 worked on my Vista which was crippleware at best and will probably work on 8 which is be rewritten for LAN and WAN business environments. Hopefully MS can keep their mitts off procedures that work. They have a poor record of that. Look to Source Forge for programmers who might start up a new platform and dig away at the sandy MS foundation.
Posted on Mar 25, 2012
QuarkXPress is not certified to work on windows XP, you have to upgrade to QuarkXPress 7 or 8 in order to work with it on XP
Posted on Jun 16, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
May 20, 2011 | Quark Academic QuarkXPress 6.1 for PC
Jan 06, 2011 | Computers & Internet
Oct 04, 2010 | QuarkXPress 4.1 for mac
Sep 02, 2010 | QuarkXPress 6.1
Aug 16, 2010 | Star Micronics TSP600 Thermal Printer
May 29, 2010 | QuarkXPress
Mar 05, 2010 | Gateway Essential 400 PC Desktop
Dec 21, 2009 | Logitech Webcam
Sep 18, 2009 | Computers & Internet
Problem with Quark QuarkXPress
How can I install my Quark 7 on my new Windows 7? All I get is 'QuarkXpress 7 requires that your computer is running Windows XP or Windows 2003. Help!
NervousFlyer on May 29, 2010
Jan 04, 2009 | QuarkXPress Passport 4.1 (112283) for PC
340 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: