×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!
  • Students Click Here

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Preparing to install SK98 on a new Win7-64bit machine

Preparing to install SK98 on a new Win7-64bit machine

Preparing to install SK98 on a new Win7-64bit machine

(OP)
The thread I previously posted describes my depressing situation about having to leave SKW2 (apparently will not run in 64-bit). So I will move to SK98--I have all of the install files and have installed it previously on other machines.

From scanning through the threads it looks like SK98 does run in Win7-64 but I want to make sure I understand the install procedure. My instinct would be to install to a separate root-level directory (e.g., c:\sidekick98) but saw some thread (by HenryW) saying to allow the program to install to c:\Program Files\Starfish\Sidekick 98\ instead of c:\Program Files (x86)\Starfish\Sidekick 98\. I would have thought that with Win 7 the problem was installing in ANY of the ProgramFiles directory.

Is there a definitive step-by-step how to that lays this all out correctly?

Thanks,

Doug

RE: Preparing to install SK98 on a new Win7-64bit machine

Dear Doug

Install into
C:\Starfish\
Folder and it will create a folder in there called
Sidekick 98
Do not install into the Program Files folder as the Calendar opens a temp file in that folder which is an impossibility as Windows7 onwards will not allow that.

Regards
Jim

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close