Electronic manual problem


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Electronic manual problem

Postby reinyrooster » Thu Dec 31, 2009 4:49 pm



Wasn't sure where to post this so here goes. I can't run the downloaded electronic manual on my home PC which is running Windows Vista 64bit....I get the error message that says....."cannot run due to incompatibility with 64 bit versions of Windows." Does anyone know if/how I can fix that to make this work? Have seen the software and love it....want to make it work at home!
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Re: Electronic manual problem

Postby WingAdmin » Sun Jan 03, 2010 7:19 pm

Welcome to the nightmare of Windows Vista. :) Vista 64 will refuse to run old 16-bit applications. I can however run it with no problems under XP 64.

You can try running a 32-bit version of Windows (XP or Vista) in a virtual PC - look up Microsoft Virtual PC for information - and that will run the electronic service manual.

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Re: Electronic manual problem

Postby reinyrooster » Mon Jan 04, 2010 1:24 pm

I got it to work on the computer in the other room, so I'm good for now. Thanks for the reply.

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Re: Electronic manual problem

Postby supershoe » Tue Jan 05, 2010 1:54 pm

just right click and run in compatabilty mode
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Re: Electronic manual problem

Postby reinyrooster » Tue Jan 05, 2010 1:58 pm

Right click where...on what??

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Re: Electronic manual problem

Postby supershoe » Tue Jan 05, 2010 4:22 pm

on pdf file when u have downloaded it
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Re: Electronic manual problem

Postby reinyrooster » Tue Jan 05, 2010 4:27 pm

O.K., I'll give that a try, thanks.

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Re: Electronic manual problem

Postby reinyrooster » Tue Jan 05, 2010 5:09 pm

O.K., when I download the file it is zipped. When I unzip it, there are no .pdf files to be found. I've tried right-clicking on every file there, including the set-up files but none give me any option that's close to any sort of "compatability mode".

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Re: Electronic manual problem

Postby supershoe » Tue Jan 05, 2010 5:27 pm

give me your email ill send u your manuall which 1 you whant
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Re: Electronic manual problem

Postby reinyrooster » Tue Jan 05, 2010 7:03 pm

PM sent. Thanks.




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