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Trados 6.5 compatibility with Windows Vista
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francybi  Identity Verified
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Sep 11, 2007

Hi, I hope this question hasn't been posted already. I had a quick look but didn't find the topic.
I just bought a new PC with the Windows Vista OS and I wondered whether I can still use my Trados 6.5 with Word, Excel etc or if I have to buy the new SDL Trados 2007 right away.
I thank you for your answers.
Francesca


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Cintia Pecellin  Identity Verified
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It works smoothly Sep 11, 2007

Hi Francesca,

Speaking only from personal experience, my VAIO laptop with Windows Vista OS bought 3 months ago works beautifully with my Trados 6.5; never a problem.

Hope you'll enjoy the same experience!

Best,
Cintia.


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francybi  Identity Verified
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Thanks Sep 11, 2007

Hi, Cintia
thank you for your answer. Well even the PC I bought is the same), but I haven't tried it with my Trados yet. Now I'm relieved.
Thank you very much
Francesca


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Cintia Pecellin  Identity Verified
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Let me know if I can be of any assistance Sep 11, 2007

The best computers ever! (this is my third VAIO)

Let me know if you need help with anything during the installation process; I'll be glad to be of help.

Best from sunny Madrid,
Cintia.


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Dr. Lausberg de Morales  Identity Verified
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Works fine Sep 26, 2007

Hi Cintia,

according to my experience, Vista works fine with Trados 6.5, whereas Trados 8 on Vista was a nightmare.


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francybi  Identity Verified
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Need help Sep 28, 2007

Hi Cintia,
the installation has run smoothly but now when I open Word files I don't find any Trados Toolbar and I don't know how to work. Did you experience the same. Can you give me a solution?
Thanks very much
Francesca


Cintia Pecellin wrote:


The best computers ever! (this is my third VAIO)

Let me know if you need help with anything during the installation process; I'll be glad to be of help.

Best from sunny Madrid,
Cintia.


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Patrícia Cardoso Ferreira - Hermesel
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Also need help with the same problem Oct 11, 2007

I also run the installation. Everything went fine but I am experiencing the same problem: I can't find the Trados toolbar in Word 2007. Thanks

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francybi  Identity Verified
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Trados 6.5 compatibility with Windows Vista Oct 11, 2007

I managed to have the toolbar displayed, but Trados 6.5 doens't work. I wrote to the Trados troubleshooting department to know whether my Trados version works with Vista, but they replied it doesn't. Either I install XP (it should also support Word 2007, but in this case I would lose the guarantee of the product) on my new Pc or I have to buy the update (SDL Trados 2007).
I hope I could help you.
The OS Vista does not support Trados 6.5 according to SDL Trados
HTH
Francesca





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I also run the installation. Everything went fine but I am experiencing the same problem: I can't find the Trados toolbar in Word 2007. Thanks


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