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Old 05-22-2016, 12:07 PM
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Default Windows 7?

Specs say Win 8 / Win 10.
Does this mean Win 7 is not supported?
I guess most win-user are still on 7...
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Old 05-25-2016, 07:05 AM
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Default Re: Windows 7?

Will this run on Win7 without issues?

I'd like to order a unit, but I will not switch my OS to Win8 or 10.

Any comments by someone who knows?
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Old 05-26-2016, 08:06 AM
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Default Re: Windows 7?

It's a pity, that avid people always respond to this "thank you guys, you did a great job"-posts, but ignore such simple questions like this.
Although it's about selling a unit or not...

Or, probably I should take this as a "no, it does not work"-comment...?
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Default Re: Windows 7?

Elsewhere it was posted that Avid only tests the last two supported operating systems. Now that they are supporting windows 10, they are probably no longer testing windows7. That doesn't mean it doesn't work but there will be a growing risk of problems.
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Old 05-26-2016, 03:42 PM
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Elsewhere it was posted that Avid only tests the last two supported operating systems. Now that they are supporting windows 10, they are probably no longer testing windows7. That doesn't mean it doesn't work but there will be a growing risk of problems.
Thanks Bob for chiming in. And very interesting.

If this is for real, it seems quite awkward to me, that Avid is testing on Win8, which (I would guess) not a single professional studio is working on, and ignore Win7 which is installed in (also a guess) probably 90% of the windows based studios out there, just because Win7 is on "position three" of the last windows operating systems? Well...
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Microsoft claims win 10 will be their final OS with twice-yearly updates moving forward. I and many others have had zero problems with it and lots fewer than we had with win 7. If I were Avid, I'd be pouring most of my resources into win 10. They held off for ten months before supporting it and the support includes the home version with its automatic updates. That's a pretty resounding show of confidence!
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