Compatibility - Current Version
With the release of Windows7 and Windows8, there are questions about
what versions of MICROPAS run on what versions of Windows.
The good news is that MICROPAS8 works
directly on all common versions of Windows including
Windows8, Windows7, Windows Vista
Windows XP both 32 bit and 64 bit versions. So, if you are
thinking about upgrading your computer, and you just want
to run MICROPAS8, everything should be ok.
Compatibility - Older Versions
MICROPAS7 and many earlier versions work on 32 bit Windows
versions such as most versions of Windows Vista and
However, most recent computers are
shipped with Windows8 or Windows7 64 bit Home or Home Premium
versions. MICROPAS7 can run on Windows7 64 bit if running Windows7 Professional
or Ultimate and running in Windows XP Compatibility mode.
So you may need to also purchase a Windows Anytime upgrade
to get to either the Professional or Ultimate versions.
This upgrade is $89 online from Microsoft. The best way to
get the anytime upgrade is to follow the instructions
Unfortunately, Microsoft stopped
providing XP Compatibility mode in Windows8.