Dorling Kindersley software and Vista

  CLONNEN 13:29 24 Apr 2007
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Is there any way of getting DK software to work on Vista? Every single one of their titles I have tried so far refuses to run under Vista.

Gives me an error message about "no sound decompression".

I have a C-Media onboard soundcard.

There is a patch on DK's technical support website but it XP only. Have tried it on Vista but the problem still occurs.

  anskyber 13:32 24 Apr 2007

Have you tried compatibility mode?

Start, Control Panel, Programs, select "use an older program with this version of Windows"

  CLONNEN 15:23 24 Apr 2007

Tried compatibility mode with and without XP Patch installed but none of the options gets rid of the error message.

The DK software uses Quicktime which I said Yes to during install.

Am I missing another codec? The decompression bit sounds like some sort of audio codec might be missing.

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