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Q: I have photodraw 2000 that I had to re-install on my windows 7 computer. I get error that says install direct 3d. Does anyone have any idea how to fix it? Thanks in advance for your reply.

I have photodraw 2000 that I had to re-install on my windows 7 computer. I keep getting an error that says install direct 3d. Does anyone have any idea how to fix it? Thanks in advance for your reply.

Judy
PGT

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I have photodraw 2000 that I had to re-install on my windows 7 computer. I keep getting an error that says install direct 3d. Does anyone have any idea how to fix it? Thanks in advance for your reply.

Judy
PGT
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No guarantees...but it may be worth a try to run
PhotoDraw in Compatibility mode.

Windows 7 - Make older programs run in this version of Windows
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Make-older-programs-run-in-this-version-of-Windows

You could try 'Run As Administrator':

How do I run an application once with a full administrator access token?
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/How-do-I-run-an-application-once-with-a-full-administrator-access-token

Windows 7 - Compatibility Mode
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/316-compatibility-mode.html

Using Windows 7 or Vista Compatibility Mode
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/using-windows-vista-compatibility-mode/

Also...if you happen to be running Windows 7 Professional, Ultimate or
Enterprise...you could try Windows XP Mode:

Install and use Windows XP Mode in Windows 7
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/install-and-use-windows-xp-mode-in-windows-7

Good luck...

.......Volunteer J - MS-MVP......
.....This Is Not Tech Support....
***Proceed at your own risk***

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