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As the title suggests, I'm wondering if there's a way to bypass the OS check of a software install package. I'm helping someone install something on their Vista computer, but we get an error saying that it only supports W7 or higher. There shouldn't be any limitation of Vista that would stop it from working, so this seems a bit contrived and ridiculous.

Outside of a W7/8 VM or upgrading the OS, I'm unaware of any other options. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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I don't know what the cost of the product is, just throwing it out there that Thin App does this. Though it has to be "built" on a separate PC.
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Originally Posted by Silvos00 View Post

I don't know what the cost of the product is, just throwing it out there that Thin App does this. Though it has to be "built" on a separate PC.

While not exactly what I was looking for, it is an interesting workaround. Rather than installing the program on her computer, it would just run from that compiled executable. I guess it'll work if nothing else does.

I found a free alternative.

http://www.cameyo.com/

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Disassemble it and patch it. What's the program?
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Disassemble it and patch it. What's the program?

Elgato Video Capture software, which oddly isn't available from their website. There are two things to install from the disc: the driver and the software. You can download the driver but not the software for whatever reason.

I'm currently looking into how to repackage the setup once I have access to the disc again tomorrow. I found a free alternative I think will probably get the job done.
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