Will Compass6e run on a Windows 7 or Server 2008 machine?
Author: Wade Whitmoyer Reference Number: AA-00250 Views: 9708 Created: 02-08-2013 01:51 AM Last Updated: 02-25-2013 02:52 PM 0 Rating/ Voters


Compass6e Software will not run properly on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008, or Server 2008 r2.


The Compass6e system was developed around TCP/IP version 4. While this technology is still available in later versions of windows such as Windows Vista, windows 7, and Server 2008, it is only secondary to the newer TCP/IP version 6 and as such Compass6e will not work properly. Windows 7 does offer a method of emulating a Windows XP machine and a few customers have had some success running Compass6e in that environment. It is not supported by OSSI, and we cannot offer solutions to any issues that may arise from this configuration.


It is recommended that all Compass6e sites be converted to the newer and currently supported Intelli-Site software.


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