Windows Vista, 7, 8 & 10

End of Life

The last version of Windows to support the Lingua Latina software was Windows 7. Our software will not be patched to support Windows 8 or newer.

Windows 8 and 10

The Lingua Latina software has been tested in various compatibility modes and does not support Windows 8 or 10.

Windows Vista and 7

We reccomend downloading our latest patches, these have built in Vista and 7-support. Our software can in most cases run under Vista and 7. Either by running it in Compatibility Mode or changing the permissions for the folder the software has been installed in. Each method has its own advantages  and disadvantages. The “Compatibility Mode”-method is easier, but Changing the permissions, although harder for the typical user, provides a better overall experience and is better suited for educational institutions.

Solving compatibility issues by changing folder permissions

The following 1 minute video explains how to change the permissions of a folder to make our software run in Windows Vista and 7:

  1. Right click the software in your start menu and select Properties.
  2. In the pane Shortcut click Open file location.
  3. Note the name of the folder and navigate to either Program Files or Program Files(x86).
  4. Right click that folder and select Properties.
  5. Open the pane Security and click Edit.
  6. Click Users and allow Full control, then click Apply.
  7. Your software should now work.

Solving compatibility issues by using compatibility mode

  1. Right click the software in your start menu and select Properties.
  2. In the pane Compatibility tick the box Run this program in compatibility mode for:.
  3. Select Windows XP (Service Pack 3) and click OK.
  4. Your software should now work.