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  • Sat, Jun 1 2013 8:45 PM

    • Larry Baker
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    UPGRADE to 6.5 Windows XP error

    I am trying to upgrade to MC 6.5. I have the download but when I try to install I get an error message con not install need newer service pack installer. I have service pack 3 have all updates for windows XP. It looks like a licensing error or veriification. Has anyone had this issue? Thanks

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  • Sat, Jun 1 2013 9:50 PM In reply to

    • vpcmike
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    Re: UPGRADE to 6.5 Windows XP error

    I don't think any very over 6.x is qualified for XP - see the version matrix here.

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  • Sat, Jun 1 2013 10:06 PM In reply to

    Re: UPGRADE to 6.5 Windows XP error

    Mike is correct. You must upgrade your OS to Windows 7 Professional 64 to run MC 6, which is the first MC version that is entirely 64 bit based. It will not run on Windows XP.

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  • Sun, Jun 2 2013 12:00 AM In reply to

    Re: UPGRADE to 6.5 Windows XP error

    For details on what versions of OS, Quicktime, and nVidia Drivers to use for your Avid Software, it always helps to go through the ReadMe.

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  • Sun, Jun 2 2013 1:09 AM In reply to

    Re: UPGRADE to 6.5 Windows XP error

    And to refer to the version matrix.

    Newscutter Nitris DX 9.5.3.5 * Media Composer 5.5.3.6 (At Home on PC running XP Pro) * Symphony 6.5.2.1 (At home on MacBook Pro3,1 running 10.7.2) * Interplay... [view my complete system specs]

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  • Sun, Jun 2 2013 5:20 PM In reply to

    • Larry Baker
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    Re: UPGRADE to 6.5 Windows XP error

    Thank you all I guess I need anew computer.

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  • Mon, Jun 3 2013 11:19 AM In reply to

    • cbezeike
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    Re: UPGRADE to 6.5 Windows XP error

    Yes you do. You will be much happier with Windows 7 Pro. More stable.

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