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Using Captivate with Windows 7 in an enterprise environment. Any Problems?

Does anyone have problems using Captivate on Windows 7 machines in an enterprise environment?

My company is rolling out Windows 7 to our workstations. There have been some concerns about Captivate and if it can work in our secure enterprise environment. Specifically, will the added security features prevent users from using the application?

In our environment, users typically do not have admin privileges. Additionally, users do not write to the C: drive, instead they write to a network drive. Lastly, our IT teams like to "package" programs and administer/load them remotely.

I know Captivate likes/needs to write to the C: drive. That isn't a problem, just a training issue. (Training users to write to the - C:\Documents and Settings\ directory should accomplish this. It appears that ISD is under the impression that Captivate needs to run under admin rights. Is this correct?

Does anyone have any experience running Captivate, with Windows 7 in an enterprise environment?
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  • Hello Tim,

    We have many users using Windows 7. It is suggested that you run it as Admin but it is mandatory. Few features which requires to access system resources might require admin rights like Audio narration while capture etc. But even without the admin rights most of the features work.

    It is always advisable to work locally because while accessing files over network and saving it might lead to file corruption whenever there is fluctuation in the network. (Not always)

    Thanks,
    Vish
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  • Hi!
    I'm using Captivate 5.0 with Windows 7 in portuguese. I'm actually having kind of an important problem :-(
    I was used to: produce the contents in Captivate and then, publish them in an internal server and my colleagues revised it using Captivate Reviewer 2.0, wich used to be a free tool.
    Now, with Windows 7 in portuguese, Reviewer doesn't work. Captivate Reviewer 2.5 works, but as long as I know, it is delivered only with Captivate 5.5 and I don't know how many people may use it, buying 1 license of Captivate.
    I'm waiting for Adobe's answer to this question, and I'll update it here when I know ;-)
    Mariana
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