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I bought the quick study Spanish 3 disc set but I am on a Vista operating system. Is there any way to update the disc's so I can run the program on this operating system? The operating system for the disc's says Windows 98

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    The computer I have at home is the 2000 Windows version and it worked on that. The computer I have at work is Vista. Thank you for your answer



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Unfortunately, there are totally different files, and drivers, for Windows 98 than there are for Windows 7. And there's also the 32 bit issue. Most of the time, unless by a miracle, you're not going to get the older programs to run correctly, if at all (missing files, different files and names). Your bet bet is to try to exchange the program for an up-dated version written for Windows 7. If that's not possible, you'll either have to run it on an older computer, or buy the latest program. I don't have Windows 7 yet, but I've heard a lot of complaints similar to yours. Unless you can go into the programs folder, then pick an earlier "compatibility mode", there's no possibility for it running, and slim to none, even using the "compatibility mode". Sorry, but it's probably not going to work.

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