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MSP 7/8 and Windows 10?

MSP 7/8 and Windows 10?

Postby tnpir4002 » Sat Nov 21, 2015 9:50 pm

It's the age-old question...but has a way been found to get our beloved program to run on post-XP machines?

I've stuck with XP all these years on one of my machines for the express reason that XP and XP alone will run MSP. I tried it on 7, then 8, and now 10, and nada. I've built up a lot of timelines over the years in MSP7, and I love it because it's so simple and easy to use.

Well, that XP machine finally died on me today (faulty power supply and badly degraded capacitors), and I'm in search of a solution. Obviously getting XP to run on anything modern is a fool's errand; I'm also not what you'd call in love with the idea of getting a used XP-compatible system. I'm all set to invest in a new system, but just one problem...I want to make sure I can run MSP7 on it.

Anyone ever find a way?
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operating_system: Windows XP Pro
System_Drive: C
32bit or 64bit: 32 Bit

Re: MSP 7/8 and Windows 10?

Postby templetin12 » Thu Dec 24, 2015 5:55 pm

Posts: 3
Joined: Thu Dec 24, 2015 5:42 pm
operating_system: Windows 7 Home Premium
System_Drive: C
32bit or 64bit: 64 Bit
motherboard: G5200
processor: supports x16
ram: 4GB
Video Card: Intel InTru 3D
sound_card: sound card 2
Hard_Drive_Capacity: dist c
Monitor/Display Make & Model: 27 inch
Corel programs: x6

Re: MSP 7/8 and Windows 10?

Postby chazdole2+ » Tue Oct 25, 2016 1:29 pm

I just got MSP8 audio working correctly on Win7 this morning.

Note the post following the link, where I correct the error and explain that the entire vio folder was changed. I just posted it, and it is pending review as I write this.

I have tried a lot of programs since MSP was discontinued, and have not been happy with any of them. Granted, MSP8 lacks some mp4 support, but I imagine codecs might be available to fix that.
Posts: 6
Joined: Tue Oct 25, 2016 9:55 am
operating_system: Windows 7 Ultimate
System_Drive: N/A
32bit or 64bit: 64 Bit
motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme4
processor: AMD FX-8350
ram: 16GB
Video Card: Nvidia GeForce GTX-660
sound_card: Onboard
Monitor/Display Make & Model: LG 20", Akai 32"
Corel programs: MSP5,6,7,8, DVDMF2,4,5,6,7

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