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Q10005 Can I run old DAPL 2000 applications under Windows 7 or Windows 8?

Tags: Help, DAP, DAPL, installation, compatibility, Windows

Applies to: DAP models supported by DAPL 2000

I have a PCI-based DAP model that runs DAPL 2000. I previously ran my software application under Windows XP or Windows Vista. Can I run my application and DAP board under Windows 7?

Yes, provided that your application is still acceptable to your new version of Windows. It almost always is, operating in 32-bit compatibility mode. You must upgrade your DAP software level to DAPtools 6.10 or newer. It is the DAPcell services (and the drivers that it manages) that are different for running under Windows 7 or Windows 8. After this software is updated, your DAPL configuration and custom command files remain compatible.