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Old 12-05-2011, 10:09 PM
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XP (32bit) to Win7 (64bit) with Sage 6.6.2.218?

I read this post and I just wanted to confirm my scenario.

I am currently running XP Pro (SP3; 32bit) and SageTV 6.6.2.218. I have the SageTV setup EXE.

I would like to confirm my upgrade path as I want to migrate the product to a new box. Obviously part of the issue with moving to a new box is that I would get >3GB of RAM and that is when 64bit is required to actually make use of it.

Q: If I install a new box, is there going to be a problem installing the above executable on the new machine? Or will I have issues? Care only that SageTV V6 would "run" as it would on the XP.

Part of me thinks - if there are ANY problems it would be driver related with the capture cards and I would deal with Hauppauge for those issues. After that the product probably would work fine.

Q: If there are going to be problems - I seem to have read where I may be able to migrate to Sage TV v7 - in which case I would d/l that executable and it would run under Win7 64bit without issues? (I am currently in the "if it ain't broke don't upgrade it" mood so not something I was keen on jumping onboard with)

An alternative would be to install XP (ignoring the additional memory) as an interim measure - though not an appealing path. My existing box is short of slots and so I want a new box (HVR-1600 then add HVR-2250).

A further alternative would be to run the box under linux with Virtual Box and run XP within that - no clue on if that would even be a viable option. (any help with that too would be much appreciated!)

Thanks for any help.
belly

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Old 12-07-2011, 09:13 AM
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You can use 6.6 under w7 if you want, but there really isn't any reason not to use v7. I've used both with w7 without any issues.
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