Author Topic: Impromptu 7.3 is compatible with Windows 7 ?  (Read 9873 times)

Offline MaryPoppins

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Impromptu 7.3 is compatible with Windows 7 ?
« on: 29 Jun 2011 06:18:56 am »
I have done a lot of searching on this topic and am coming up cold.  Can anyone tell me if Impromptu v7.3 is compatible with Windows 7?

and if you know where to find this information on the IBM site? because I have to prove to my client

Thank you for any help

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Re: Impromptu 7.3 is compatible with Windows 7 ?
« Reply #1 on: 29 Jun 2011 06:38:59 am »
Hi,

I think the answer is almost certainly no.  The IBM Support Site shows that 7.3 is now out of support altogether:

https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27014713#ic

The oldest supported version is 7.4 before any of the maintenance releases.  A quick look at the Supported Environments page for it shows Windows 7 is not a valid platform.

https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=3635&uid=swg27014098

I'd take it as pretty much read that 7.3 will not work on Windows 7 too.

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Re: Impromptu 7.3 is compatible with Windows 7 ?
« Reply #2 on: 31 Aug 2011 04:24:20 am »
I have installed impromptu 7.3 on windows 7 64bit, it works fine. the installer needs to have compatibility settings set to xp to actually install though.

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Re: Impromptu 7.3 is compatible with Windows 7 ?
« Reply #3 on: 04 Jan 2012 10:55:55 am »
it also needs a slight modification of the installation directory: install to program files and not program files (x86)

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Re: Impromptu 7.3 is compatible with Windows 7 ?
« Reply #4 on: 05 Jan 2012 07:12:12 pm »
7.5 is the only version of Impromptu that is supported on Windows 7. 

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Re: Impromptu 7.3 is compatible with Windows 7 ?
« Reply #5 on: 16 May 2012 04:06:13 am »
Whether something is supported and whether something works or not can be two different things.  I am currently still running Impromptu 7.1 (yes 7.1!!) on Windows 7 (having installed in a Windows XP Service Pack 3 compatability mode)

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Re: Impromptu 7.3 is compatible with Windows 7 ?
« Reply #6 on: 04 Apr 2014 11:54:31 am »
Do you have any instructions on how you got it to work as I got it installed but I get these errors.

Error number -45:

DMS-E-YV_SGINOTSUPP, The database type 'attach database' associated with the database name '?' is not supported.
DMS-E-DBDLL_NOTFOUND, The dynamic link library '<unknown>, check INI file' could not be located in the search path or one of its dependent dynamic link libraries failed to load.

 



         
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