SDL advises me not to install Trados under Windows 10
Thread poster: ritz mollema

ritz mollema  Identity Verified
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Sep 2, 2015

Hi y'all,


I waited a whole week before SDL support came to me this morning with a surprising suggestion. Since my 2011 licence refuses to deactivate/activate SDL warned me that they cannot guarantee that Trados will work under the Windows 10 platform. I work on a Surface Pro 3 machine and it worked perfectly fine on all of the preview versions for more than a year and also on the upgraded Windows 10 version. Well, Trados 2015 works fine on it as well and I am sure that 2011 will again at some point. Or has anyone of you experienced any issues under Windows 10?

Best regards,
Ritz Mollema


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Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
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Why 2011? Sep 2, 2015

Is there any reason why you should use 2011 when you have 2015?

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2015 trial period Sep 2, 2015

Yo! I wasn't very clear, you're right. Since my 2011 copy wasn't working I installed 2015 using the trial period of 1 month. I made a clean Windows 10 install.

[Bijgewerkt op 2015-09-02 14:01 GMT]


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Adrien Esparron
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It works... Sep 2, 2015

and I'm surprised with the SDL's answer. 2011 runs under Java so there is no problem with Win 10, as I could experiment. The licence question is another one. No idea.

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