Cannot install Wordfast Classic, can anyone help?
Thread poster: ClaudiaMalitzki

ClaudiaMalitzki  Identity Verified
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Mar 15, 2016


I am a first-time user of CAT tools and have just purchased Wordfast Classic. I have Windows 7 and Office 2007 by the way. I have downloaded the file and saved it in the Start-up folder. When I double-click on the file, another word document opens which tells me to press ctrl + alt + w. When I did this, nothing happened. The Wordfast helpline could not help either. Has anyone had this problem before?


neilmac  Identity Verified
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Should be no problem Mar 15, 2016

You should have no problem installing WF Classic with Windows 7 and Office 2007 - I use W7 and Office 2010 now and don't recall having any issues. Have you made sure that your security and/or antivirus settings allow installation of programs and macros, etc? As far as I can recall, you need to enable macros.

PS: However, I just found this on Google, which apparently says you need to disable micros (although I didn’t take time to read it in detail). Check it out:

[Edited at 2016-03-15 10:16 GMT]

[Edited at 2016-03-15 10:19 GMT]


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