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The most commonly asked question: Will this program run on my computer?
Yes, with Windows on your PC, Linux or Mac OS X and Java, see FAQ - Computer.


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Does Tactical Sailing run on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10?

Yes, it runs on all versions of Windows and has been tested on Windows XP Service Pack 3, Vista Service Pack 2, Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.
Make sure to always use the latest Service Pack (free of charge)!

Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8

Windows 10

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Is an installation on a normal user account possible for my child?

Yes, you have two possibilities for setting up a normal user account that allows installations: 
a) with the CD 
temporarily change the account to an administrator account, perform the set-up as described, and then change the account type back to normal.  
b) Download demo from the Internet 
Leave the account type on "normal." Use the download on our website, and, when prompted, enter the license key, which can be found in the CD case.

License key

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Message: No access to the cache

Tom: "I have Windows Vista, and am receiving a message, which says I wouldn't have access to the cache..."

Solution: Start in Windows Control Panel: Java/General/Settings. In the Java Control Panel the temporary files must be allowed. This is also the default setting. Always select "Reset Default Settings" for Tactical Sailing.