QuarkXpress 5 - does it work with XP SP2?

  Davidpursey 09:29 20 Jun 2007

Does the free DVD on the front cover of PC Advisor work with XP SP2 as it only says Window 95/NT.
Also - what is the best way to get it working with Vista - will it work natively or do you have to create a XP partition?

  ventanas 10:03 20 Jun 2007

Yes, and contrary to what we have been told, I have got it to work in Vista.

Choose to run the installation as administrator, and for Win XP compatibility.

  Davidpursey 10:49 20 Jun 2007

Is it as simple as that for Vista registration.
I have never set up Vista like that - could you provide some more info o the steps you have to do to set up XP under Vista please - it would be appreciated.

  ventanas 10:56 20 Jun 2007

Nothing to do with setting up XP or Vista. This is for a Vista installation - if you right click the installation (setup) file and choose Properties you will get a number of tabs and options. Look at the Compatibilty tab and select XP SP2. There will also be a box somewhere for ticking to run as admin. When done just run setup.

  ventanas 10:57 20 Jun 2007

Forgot to add. Copy all the Quark files to your hard drive first before doing any of the above, and run the installation from there.

  Davidpursey 11:03 20 Jun 2007

Excellent - many thanks for getting back so quickly.

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