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What about Windows 7 Pro 64 bit?

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Note: We know that Theatre Manager 64 bit will run on Win 7 Pro 64 Bit.

Venues are already running on Win 7 pro and we will do best efforts to support it. The caveat is that it is nearing end of life from Microsoft.

 

Theatre Manager 64 bit works on Windows 7 Pro (64 bit)

  • We run tests, sold tickets, run reports with it
  • Some clients are already using it on Win 7 Pro as we speak -and-
  • For the development tool we use; we canvassed our developer peers to make sure that running on windows 7 should work. All indications are yes, Win 7 Pro will work just fine (barring individual machine quirks).

 

How can I get Theatre Manager to install on my Win 7 Pro Computer (64 bit)

You can install Theatre Manager on Win 7 Pro (64 bit) by

 

Why did we not include 64 bit Windows 7 Pro in the minimum requirements?

We thought best to draw some sort of line in the sand -- and the line includes thoughts like:

  • Technical: we know that there are newer technologies from Microsoft available in more recent version of Windows that we may want to look at.
  • Microsoft Support: we thought it best to try to get as close to possible to latest by trying to eliminate no-longer available technologies. Win 7 and 8 are:
    • No longer sold
    • Near end of life
    • Have minimal Microsoft support and, even then, only for security flaws, not for broken functionality. Microsoft's current stance for any windows7 issue is the fix is to update to windows 10

 

You won't see Arts Management leave you stuck. Win 7 should work; yet, we do not 100% guarantee it . Some windows machines with old operating systems do get cranky with the amount of bloatware and add ons that break the operating systems reliability.