Proving the incompatible compatible

  betaman 19 Oct 09
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During install ("upgrade") informed that Logitech QuickCam incompatible with Windows 7 but, it works fine - as do a couple of other supposedly incompatible ones.

Problems I'm having are i)trying to install Microsoft's own Windows Live Mail and, ii)getting Firefox to work (even after re-installing it). I've temporarily given up trying after several attempts with both.

  betaman 19 Oct 09

Reply to Forum Editor: pre-ordered Window 7 Home Premium - received by Mail today!

  ambra4 20 Oct 09

“Getting Firefox to work”

What version of Firefox are you trying to install

Been using Firefox 2.20 on Windows 7 with out any problems since RC release

I do not use Firefox 3.0 as it disable too many of my extensions

See if Firefox 2.0.0.16 will install

click here

  betaman 20 Oct 09

thanks for the suggestion ambra4 - I followed your link, but I'm still having the same problem as with the current version - it apparently installs but then fails to function.

  betaman 20 Oct 09

decided to go back to the drawing board and do a clean install of 7 - no problems now with Windows Mail or Firefox!

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