Vista (progress? estimate?)

Mike or Penny Novack stepbystepfarm at
Sat Mar 22 12:02:57 EDT 2008

Derek Atkins wrote:

> Um, I've heard no news that 2.2.4 doesn't work on Vista.  Does 2.2.4
> NOT work on vista?
That's why I am asking. I don't (thank goodness) have a Vista machine 
here at the moment. The last discussions about this problem were around 
October with the problem then not resolved (there was a work around, but 
not the sort of thing I could tell an 'end user" to do). AFAIK there 
hasn't been an "all fixed now" posting.

I am just trying to be proactive. The "replacement" part of our 
insurance will reimburse for a number of machines (at various different 
amounts for each) so I have to figure out how best to juggle. I was able 
to get use of GnuCash approved (replacing QuickBooks Pro "nonprofit" -- 
more precisely NOT replacing this software post fire) but need to look 
ahead how to maintain that decision. I have board approval NOT to 
replace the machine dedicated to chapter financials under the assumption 
that anybody becoming treasurer would probably already have more 
machines in their house than room for (don't we all). But doing it that 
way means my being able to install the software on the new treasurer's 
machine and I can't specify "must still be running XP" (so if not OK on 
Vista by this Fall, I would get an inexpensive laptop running XP for 


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