Can CD be used on all OS ?

  Dragonsteeth 21:42 05 Feb 2008
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I am putting all my work onto CD but can a CD be used on all os such as win2000, Vista, etc ?

  Technotiger 21:46 05 Feb 2008

Generally, Yes. Though depending what is on the CD, Vista might not like it.

  Dragonsteeth 21:56 05 Feb 2008

I have tranferred my files from old floppy types to CD. The files are all written texts using word though some are accounts and business plans.

In buying new os just need to be sure the CD can be read ok for continued work/printouts etc.

  Technotiger 21:57 05 Feb 2008

For instance - if you have work done with Word 2003, I don't think this is compatible with Vista's Word 2007.

  Technotiger 21:58 05 Feb 2008

Our last two posts crossed!

  VoG II 22:01 05 Feb 2008

Word 2007 will open Word 2003 files OK. The reverse is not true and you need a converter click here

  Technotiger 22:02 05 Feb 2008

Hmm, you could have problems with Word and Excel etc.

  Technotiger 22:03 05 Feb 2008

He He - I keep getting 'crossed' - I must type faster.

  Dragonsteeth 22:10 05 Feb 2008

Thanks Technotiger. I feared as much.

  Dragonsteeth 22:19 05 Feb 2008

Thanks VoG. Converter sadly not available . I am guilty of working without keeping an eye on advances in os. Mine went into mothballs a while ago. I fear the worst.

  Technotiger 22:21 05 Feb 2008

But as per VoG™'s link above, there may be work-arounds for most things.

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