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viollete
Calcite | Level 5

I just bought a new laptop and I have windows 8, unfortunately SAS 9.3 (TS1M1) is not working in this operating system. I wanted an opinion: should I wait (I like a lot windows 😎 or should I instal windows 7?

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OS2Rules
Obsidian | Level 7

It seems that, officially, SAS does not support Windows 8 just yet.

See 46876 - Support information for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

On a more personal note, I would get Windows 8 off my laptop as soon as possible !!

Reeza
Super User

My opinion, install Windows 7.  Its stable and supported.

It also depends on how much you need SAS and want it on your new laptop or how long you could go with using two laptops.

bnarang
Calcite | Level 5

Or

You can have Virtualization enabled and install Windows 7 on virtual drive.

For more information : http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/

Thanks

bnarang
Calcite | Level 5

oopes, seems the names have been changed.

Look for Hyper V for windows 8 here:

5 excellent uses of Windows 8 Hyper-V | Virtualization - InfoWorld

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