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2016-05-27 09:57

The Daily Dilbert

How to Install QuickBooks 2006 on Windows 7

Problem

Some of clients still use Quickbooks 2006. To support them, I need to run QuickBooks 2006 on Windows 7 computer. However, Windows 7 Home Premium 64 complained about compatibility issue at installation. A quick check on the Internet did not show any ready solution.

Quickbooks 2006 is not Compatible with Windows 7 Home Premium

Solution

To solve this problem, I upgraded my Windows 7 Home Premium 64 to Windows 7 Professional. Then I installed Windows XP mode on the computer. Then I installed QuickBooks 2006 on the Windows XP mode. Below are the steps on installing QuickBooks 2006 on the XP mode.

  • Start up Windows XP mode from Windows 7 Start menu
  • Select the Setup.exe file on the QuickBooks 2006 CD from Windows Explorer in the Windows XP Virtual PC. Quickbooks 2006 in Windows 7 XP Mode
  • Complete the installation in Windows XP mode Quickbooks 2006 Installed
  • Now you can run QuickBooks 2006 either in Windows XP mode windows or in Windows 7 Professional
QuickBooks 2006 Runs in XP Mode

QuickBooks 2006 Runs in Windows XP Mode

QuickBooks 2006 Runs in Windows 7 Professional

QuickBooks 2006 Runs in Windows 7 Professional

Summary

Windows 7 XP mode is a great program from Microsoft. It solves most of compatibility problems of upgrading Windows. Old programs still usable after the upgrade.

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