> I have tried to load the program Microsoft Greetings 2001 on a new HP
> with VHP. I get the message: "MDAC was updated on your system. After
> your system restarts, setup will continue Microsoft Greetings 2001."
> The machine shuts down, restarts, but installation does not continue.
> It just goes through the beginning of the install process again and
> installs MDAC again. How do I install it?
There's a slim chance that the following
article will offer some ideas but the 2001
version of MS Picture It! which has similar
characteristics to Greetings will install but
will not run. I suspect you need a more
current program for use on Vista.
(931362) How to troubleshoot a program that
does not run as expected after it is installed
on Windows Vista
If you have any success running Greetings
2001 on Vista, please update this thread.
There is an alternative...if you happen to
have a full version of Windows XP available,
you could install it in a Virtual Machine on
your Vista system and run Greetings 2001
Here's some info:
Using Microsoft Virtual PC 2007
for Application Compatibility
(the Compatibility White Paper
that can be downloaded from this
page is very informative)
Microsoft Virtual PC 2007
Use Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 to
run multiple operating systems at
the same time on the same physical
Download the full version of Microsoft
Virtual PC 2007
MS Picture It! -
Digital Image MVP
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