6 Replies Latest reply on Sep 13, 2010 8:25 AM by mEan.MAC

    Windows 2007 compatibility issues

    p-dudley

      Hi,

      Is there any way of getting a presentation built in Windows 2007 to work with Presenter? I checked the system requirements for presenter and it doesn't list Windows 2007 as being compatible. Any help would be much appreciated.

       

      P

        • 1. Re: Windows 2007 compatibility issues
          Captiv8r Adobe Community Professional & MVP

          Hello and welcome to our community.

           

          Are you referring to Windows 7 or Office 2007?

           

          Cheers... Rick

          • 2. Re: Windows 2007 compatibility issues
            mEan.MAC

            OOH yeah!

             

            Presenter 7 is by far the most buggy version. What you will want to do is a fresh install. Before you open PowerPoint, install the uploads from this URL first:

             

            http://www.adobe.com/support/presenter/

             

            Once you have updated Presenter 7 to 7.0.1, update to 7.0.2, then update to 7.0.5. Besure to do the updates in that order.

             

            Finally you should be able to open Presenter in PP. But wait, before you do anything you still have to update to 7.0.6. To do this just besure you have a preexisiting PPT open, click on the Presenter Tab, click on the Help menu (down) arrow and select Updates.

             

            Keep in mind you will need to then close your PP application to perform the updater. Yeah it is weird that you can only access the updater via an application being open to then having to close the app, to install the updates.

             

            Anyway that theoretically should do it.

             

            If not there is a thread on the forum that talks about Presenter being a disabled thread. I am sure someone will post the link.

             

            I hope that helps.

            • 3. Re: Windows 2007 compatibility issues
              Captiv8r Adobe Community Professional & MVP

              Just an observation here. Doesn't it seem odd that updates have to be applied in a specific order?

               

              It seems to me that if three updates have been issued to a product and the user hasn't applied any of them, the latest update should include the first two updates in the package!

               

              Just doing some "stinkin thinkin" out loud... Rick

              • 4. Re: Windows 2007 compatibility issues
                mEan.MAC Level 1

                Yes it is a pain.

                 

                I have noticed that Adobe has finally added the Presenter 7.0.6 patch on the download page [http://www.adobe.com/support/presenter/]

                Now how in the heck is someone going to be able to update 7.0.5 if it isn't there. hehe.

                 

                I am sure it may take some more time for Adobe to fix the Office 2010 issue now. I'm begining to wonder if they have reduced the programers/development staff again. Heck with the bad economy now they could buy two for the price of one. hehe.

                 

                I sense a 7.0.7 patch on its way...(Just before the world ends in 2012?)

                • 5. Re: Windows 2007 compatibility issues
                  Captiv8r Adobe Community Professional & MVP

                  LOL, nah... 2012 is just where the Mayan child that was being punished made it before the teacher said he could stop writing as his punishment!

                  • 6. Re: Windows 2007 compatibility issues
                    mEan.MAC Level 1

                    Well blood letting was all the rage then.

                    hehe.