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installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit   Sidney Rodrigues Oct 31, 2006
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Agustiar Hamdani Nov 18, 2006
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Abdul Samadi Jan 10, 2007
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Thomas Mitchell Jan 17, 2007
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Sidney Rodrigues Jan 17, 2007
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Jonathan Levy Oceanit Feb 17, 2007
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   ionara de lima Oct 21, 2009
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   ionara de lima Oct 21, 2009
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   John Jereczek Jan 20, 2010
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Thomas Mitchell Jan 19, 2007
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Ming-chieh Lee Aug 27, 2007
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Thomas Dilts Oct 23, 2007
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Francisco Javier García Sierra Jan 21, 2010
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Matt Dell Apr 21, 2010
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Luis Gamarra Mar 09, 2010
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Darlene Wilcox Sep 21, 2009
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Daniel Schneider Mar 17, 2008
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Liam O'Connor-hannon Oct 16, 2008
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   William Huber Oct 16, 2008
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Liam O'Connor-hannon Oct 20, 2008
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Garrett Pichler Mar 31, 2009
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   ionara de lima Oct 21, 2009
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Thomas Mitchell Oct 21, 2009
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   ionara de lima Oct 21, 2009
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   ionara de lima Oct 21, 2009
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Thomas Mitchell Oct 21, 2009
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   ionara de lima Oct 27, 2009
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Timothy Catton Dec 31, 2009
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Thomas Mitchell Dec 31, 2009
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Timothy Catton Jan 05, 2010
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Thomas Mitchell Jan 06, 2010
Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64...   Timothy Catton Jan 06, 2010
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Subject installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Sidney Rodrigues 
Date Oct 31, 2006 
Message Dear listeners,

Im trying to install an arcview 3.3 in a Windows XP (64 bits) plataform but it doesn't work. Looking for some solution in the internet i found the following wikipedia article:

"ArcView GIS 3.3 will run on Windows XP
64-bit, however, the installer package will not. The user must either
compile their own installer or acquire this from a third party."

Does anyone have some idea or tips how to do that?
Thanks in advance
Sidney

 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Agustiar Hamdani 
Date Nov 18, 2006 
Message You can not install in WinXP X 64 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Abdul Samadi 
Date Jan 10, 2007 
Message Unfortunately, ArcView 3.2 is 16 bit. XP 64 does not support 16 bit 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Thomas Mitchell 
Date Jan 17, 2007 
Message It is possible ...

Simple procedure - sortuv - You can't run set-up because the installer is a 16 bit installer and XP64 won't run that. So you install ArcView 3.x on a non-XP64 computer. Copy the c:\ESRI\Av_GIS30 directory and the C:\Program Files\Common Files\ESRI\ directory and put them in the same place on the XP64 machine. (Instead of C:\Program Files\Common Files\ESRI on the 64 machine, copy it to C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\ESRI.)

Then you run regedit on the XP64 computer and go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE / SOFTWARE and create a new ESRI key if one doesn't exist (left click on .../Software and then right click and select new Key). If it exists, don't create it. Under that "Key" create two new Keys - one titled ArcView GIS Version 3.0 and the other titled ArcView Projection Utility. Under both of those, create a new Key titled "CurrentVersion" ...

On your non-XP64 machine, go to regedit and then to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE / SOFTWARE / ESRI / ARCVIEW 3.0 / Current Version and copy all of the items listed there into the same Key on the XP64 machine. (left click on the new key on the XP64 compuerand then right click on the work window and select "new" "string" type in the name e.g. Folder ... and then right click that and select Modify and enter the string found on the non-64 machine for that item)

Do the same for the CurrentVersion for the ArcView Projection Utility.

And then go to c:\esri\AV_GIS30\ArcView\BIN32\ and click onArcView.exe and it will run. Well it did here in Baku when I tried it today.

Simple as pie, eh? 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Sidney Rodrigues 
Date Jan 17, 2007 
Message Thx Thomas...
I knew that there was a way. It's not so simple but I will give a try...
Best regards,
Sidney 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Jonathan Levy Oceanit 
Date Feb 17, 2007 
Message For Thomas Mitchell.
Could you contact me at jonlevy73@usa.net regurading your 64bit fix.
Thanks.
Jonathan Levy
 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author ionara de lima 
Date Oct 21, 2009 
Message Hi Thomas,

I was trying to do that but on my 64-bit machine the ESRI folder has similar files (more recent one) because I have installed ArcGIS 9.3 first. Sould I overwrite the files, wouldnt that be a problem when I run ArcGIS?
I created another folder called ESRI2 and copied them there but I am not sure this will work. Any suggestions? Thanks, Ionara. 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author ionara de lima 
Date Oct 21, 2009 
Message Hi Thomas,

I was trying to do that but on my 64-bit machine the ESRI folder has similar files (more recent one) because I have installed ArcGIS 9.3 first. Sould I overwrite the files, wouldnt that be a problem when I run ArcGIS?
I created another folder called ESRI2 and copied them there but I am not sure this will work. Any suggestions? Thanks, Ionara. 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author John Jereczek 
Date Jan 20, 2010 
Message Hello,

Great info, thanks! Does anyone have any info on Copying/installing 3D analysis and Image Analysis? I see Spatial Analysis looks like it requires "registration" any thoughts on these two extensions?

Thanks! 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Thomas Mitchell 
Date Jan 19, 2007 
Message Sidney,

I hope my suggestions work for you. If you have questions/problems, please do send me an email and I will try to respond. (Tom@TomMitchellAssociates.com)

This week, I loaded ArcView 3.2a on an XP64 computer. The GIS specialist for whom I did this noted that it all seemed to work with the exception of the "projection" extensions. The problem appears a common one dealing with mo20.ocx which needs to be registered.

If you run into this problem, open a DOS window, navigate to c:\program files\common files\esri

check to make sure mo20.ocx is in that directory. If it is, type regsvr32 mo20.ocx

A pop-up should appear that says this has been registered. Once this has been done, the projection extension should work.

Again, hope this helps and write if you need a hand.

Tom 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Ming-chieh Lee 
Date Aug 27, 2007 
Message Above descriptions worked on my computer, but still miss some minor parts.
I summarized the whole processes and put the missing parts.


**Install following Applications on X86 PC:
Install ArcView GIS 3.3 --> D:\ESRI\
Install ArcView Spatial Extension 2.0 --> D:\ESRI\

[To install the SWAT watershed model]
Install AVSWAT2005 --> D:\AVSWATX\

[Fix WindowsXP issues]
Install ArcViewGISPatch4WinXP.EXE (download from ESRI website)


**Copy following folders to X64-bit PC:
c:\program files\common files\esri --> E:\program files (X86)\common files\esri
D:\ESRI\AV_GIS30 --> D:\ESRI\AV_GIS30
D:\ESRI\ESRIDATA --> D:\ESRI\ESRIDATA
C:\WINDOWS\Crystal --> E:\WINDOWS\Crystal
C:\WINDOWS\Fonts\ESRI*.ttf --> D:\Temp (for future use)
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\ESRI\ArcView GIS 3.3
--> E:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\ESRI\ArcView GIS 3.3
D:\AVSWATX\ --> D:\AVSWATX\ (in case you install AVSWATX)


**open a command mode (DOS) window, register following components:

(1) navigate to c:\program files\common files\esri
type: regsvr32 mo20.ocx

(2) Navigate to D:\ESRI\AV_GIS30\ARCVIEW\BIN32
type: regsvr32 esrimbvwf.dll (for spatial Extension)
type: regsvr32 Tsx6gx30.ocx (for spatial Extension?)
type: regsvr32 Tsx6vw30.dll (for spatial Extension?)

(3) navigate to [Control Panel] -> [Fonts]
Install the following fonts which copy from the x86 machine
esri_1.ttf
esri_2.ttf
esri_3.ttf
esri_4.ttf
esri_5.ttf
esri_6.ttf
esri_7.ttf
esri_8.ttf
esri_9.ttf
esri_155.ttf

(4) Export all the registry under the [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESRI]
on X86 and merge them into X64-bit PC. The attachements are the examples applied on my computer. (save the attached .txt files as .reg files, and double click on them to register.)

(5) If you install AVSWATX watershed model on your computer, you need to also apply 'swat.reg'

[Note] The registry on 64-bit Windows is slight different than 32-bit Windows:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/896459


BTW, one of the reasons to use the 64-bit OS with Arcview GIS 3.x is intend to use more than 2 GB memory for arcview. Another way to do so is modifing your boot.ini with /3GB option and modify your arcview.exe with /LARGEADDRESSAWARE option.

[Example]
NOTE: No Warranty for the following steps. It may have different results depend on your computer setting. However, It can run on my computer !! :)


[Boot.ini]
[boot loader]
timeout=15
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional 3GB" /fastdetect /3GB /Userva=2900
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Windows XP Professional x64 Edition" /fastdetect /NoExecute=OptIn


[Modify arcview.exe for 3GB Memory]
1. Create a backup copy of arcview.exe.
2. Obtain a copy of editbin.exe. (It is included in MSVS2005 or free MSVS2005 Express)
3. Open the Visual Studio 2005 command line.
4. Run the command "editbin.exe /LARGEADDRESSAWARE "D:\ESRI\AV_GIS30\ARCVIEW\BIN32\arcview.exe"
5. Launch arcview.exe




Ming-chieh Lee

mclee@ksu.edu
Kansas Statue University
Dept. of Bio. & Ag. Engg.
129 Seaton Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506
 
 
[SWAT.reg]
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\AVSWATX]
@=""

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\AVSWATX\SWATDATABASE]
@="D:\\AVSWATX\\AvSwatDB"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\AVSWATX\SWATPROGRAMS]
@="D:\\AVSWATX\\AvSwatPr"

 
  HKLM_ESRI.reg.txt (opens in new window)
HKLM_REG.reg.txt (opens in new window)
HKLM_ShellDll.reg.txt (opens in new window)
swat.reg.txt (opens in new window)
 
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Thomas Dilts 
Date Oct 23, 2007 
Message Thanks Thomas. Using your methods I was able to get ArcView to run. The only additional thing that I needed to do was copy the C:\Program Files\Common Files\ESRI folder. Thanks again.

-Tom Dilts 
  Tom Dilts
-----------------
Spatial Analyst/Research Scientist
Great Basin Landscape Ecology Lab
University of Nevada Reno 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Francisco Javier García Sierra 
Date Jan 21, 2010 
Message Excelent. Muchas Gracias!!

I did it on a system with Windows 7 64bits

The only tool that doesn't work is Projection Utility, send a run time error msj:


"Run time error '339':

Component 'COMDLG32.OCX' or one of its dependencies not correctly registered: a file is missing or invalid"

I look for this file in the system32 folder of the XP machine and copy it on the Win 7 machine, later i try to register this component but it seems that didn't work.
 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Matt Dell 
Date Apr 21, 2010 
Message HI,

Did you find a solution to this issue

"Run time error '339':

Component 'COMDLG32.OCX' or one of its dependencies not correctly registered: a file is missing or invalid"
.
I have run into the same error.

Thanks 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Luis Gamarra 
Date Mar 09, 2010 
Message Efectivamente siguiendo las indicaciones del foro pude instalar Arcview 3.2a en XP a 64 bits en una workstation de la siguiente manera:
Copiar desde una pc en 32 bits la carpeta ya instalada de Arcview 3.x
Usando el Regedit agregar los registros de una pc de 32 bits donde se halla instalado Arcview 3.x a la workstation
En los casos que se amerite reinstalar extensiones y editar registros
En los casos que amerite acceder a una base de datos como Oracle crear la conexion ODBC en caso de no poder configurarse abrir C:\Windows\SYSWOW64\odbcad32.exe y configurar desde ahí

Saludos

LG. 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Darlene Wilcox 
Date Sep 21, 2009 
Message Tom,
I did this, and it did not resolve the error. Any ideas?

Also, my marker symbols are gone -- I get things like # and >> instead of the expected circles and squares and whatnot. Any ideas there?

I realize this is probably ancient history for you, but any ideas would sure be appreciated.

Thanks, Darlene 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Daniel Schneider 
Date Mar 17, 2008 
Message Is it possible to install ArcView 3.3 on a Vista 64 Bit System by using the same method that Thomas Mitchell explained to us?

Thnak you Guys!!! 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Liam O'Connor-hannon 
Date Oct 16, 2008 
Message Hi,

Can anybody tell me if the modifications to the boot.ini and the LARGEADDRESSAWARE setting described by Ming-chieh Lee in this post would be beneficial to somebody running arcview 3.2 with 2 giga bytes of ram and using xp or vista 32 bit.

Background (Arcview in taskmanager stays at 64 mb in vista when I am running a process which takes a very long time or does not finish even in days and I am wondering if I can improve perfromance by making the modification recommended by Ming-chieh Lee ).


Thanks,

Liam
Thanks,

Liam 
  Liam O'Connor-Hannon,

GIS Unit,
Archaeological Survey of Ireland,
DoEHLG.
 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author William Huber 
Date Oct 16, 2008 
Message Liam

AV 3.x is still going to run as a 32 bit process no matter what you do. (In fact, it's likely you have slowed it down a little by running it on a 64 bit processor.)

Perhaps you could start a new thread in the main forum (this Network Analyst forum is too specialized to attract most readers) and let us know a little more about what you're doing: your best bet is to change the algorithm rather than getting the current one to go a tiny bit faster. 
  --Bill Huber
Quantitative Decisions (http://www.quantdec.com )
More GIS Q&A at http://gis.stackexchange.com/q/3083/664 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Liam O'Connor-hannon 
Date Oct 20, 2008 
Message Thanks Bill,

Have reposted that http://forums.esri.com/Thread.asp?c=3&f=38&t=266455
 
  Liam O'Connor-Hannon,

GIS Unit,
Archaeological Survey of Ireland,
DoEHLG.
 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Garrett Pichler 
Date Mar 31, 2009 
Message I have followed the above process and ArcView does work on Vista x64. Just make sure to put the "Common Files" folder in "Program Files (x86) and not in "Program Files" 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author ionara de lima 
Date Oct 21, 2009 
Message I was trying to do that but on my 64-bit machine the ESRI folder has similar files (more recent one) because I have installed ArcGIS 9.3 first. Sould I overwrite the files, wouldnt that be a problem when I run ArcGIS?
I created another folder called ESRI2 and copied them there but I am not sure this will work. Any suggestions? Thanks, Ionara. 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Thomas Mitchell 
Date Oct 21, 2009 
Message Hi Ionara,

First, do not overwrite ArcGIS files with ArcView 3.3 files.

I have always installed ArcGIS in a directory named "ArcGIS" rather than ESRI, so I have never run into the problem you describe.

There appear two ways that may deal with your situation ... each is a different way to end up with the situation where ArcGIS 9.x and ArcView 3.x are installed in different directories.

Alternative I

1. Go to the 32 bit computer you are using as the source for the files for ArcView 3.3. Check to see if you installed ArcView 3.3 in a directory named C:\ESRI. If yes, go to step 2. If no, go to step 4.

2. If ArcView 3.3 is in the directory named ESRI, then uninstall ArcView 3.3 on this computer. Create a new Directory named ESRI2 or ArcView3 or IonaraGIS. Then reinstall ArcView 3.3 on the 32 bit computer, but when it asks where do you want the program to be installed, choose the new directory you just created; for example, C:\ESRI2

3. Once ArcView 3.3 is reinstalled in this new directory, follow the instructions in this Thread for copying files to the 64 bit computer but instead of putting the files in C:\ESRI, put them in C:\ESRI2 (if C:\ESRI2 is where you had them on the 32 bit computer). If you did steps 2 and 3, don't do step 4.

4. If ArcView 3.3 is installed in a Directory named something other than C:\ESRI, then try to duplicate this directory name on the 64 bit computer. For instance, if ArcView 3.3 on the 32 bit computer is installed in c:\othername then create a directory on the C drive of the 64 bit computer named "othername" Copy all of the files from the 32 bit computer to this directory as outlined earlier in this thread.

Alternative II

1. Uninstall ArcGIS 9.3 on the 64 bit computer.

2. Reinstall ArcGIS 9.3 on the 64 bit computer, but this time, install it into a directory with a different name than C:\ESRI such as C:\ArcGIS

3. Then copy the files from the 32 bit computer found in C:\ESRI to a Directory on the 64 bit computer titled C:\ESRI.

Following either alternative should result in ArcView 3.3 installed in one directory and ArcGIS 9.3 in another directory and both should work.

Hope this helps.

Tom 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author ionara de lima 
Date Oct 21, 2009 
Message Hi Thomas,

Thank you for your prompt answer. I tried your alternative 1 as uninstalling ArcMap on the 64-bit machine takes forever, but it did not work. What happens is that although I chose to install arcview on the non-64 bit machine in a folder called ESRI2, it still creates a folder called ESRI on Program Files/Common Files. What would you suggest I do now?
Many thanks, Ionara. 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author ionara de lima 
Date Oct 21, 2009 
Message And then right after I installed ArcGIS on the non-64 bit machine. I was wondering what it would do since there was a file named ESRI but it installed with no problems as they are sharing the files from the same folder?
Do you have a folder called ESRI on your 64-bit machine? When did you copy the file did you have any problems? Perhaps if you dont have ArcGIS installed in the 64-bit machine that would be easy as you just copy the files to the ESRI folder, but once you have the folder and it already has files, I am not sure it is going to work. Am I missing something? 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Thomas Mitchell 
Date Oct 21, 2009 
Message Dear Ionara,

I have ArcView 3.x and ArcGIS on the same machine and they seem to share the same ESRI directory (C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\ESRI) There seems to be no problems with this. I don't think they share subdirectories or files within this directory, though.

Try copying over just the ArcView files from this subdirectory from the non-64 bit machine onto the 64 bit machine. When you do this, there should not be files that are part of ArcGIS that would be overwritten by the files you are copying over.

Try it and let me know what happens.

Tom
 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author ionara de lima 
Date Oct 27, 2009 
Message Hi Thomas,

Thank you so much for your help!!!
ArcView is running on the 64-bit machine!
Thank you for patience in explaining everything! 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Timothy Catton 
Date Dec 31, 2009 
Message I am helping a co-worker install ArcView 3.3 on a new Dell laptop with Windows 7. We have followed all the suggestions in this string and have it up and running, the only issue is the symbology. Instead of having circles, squares, triangles, etc. it has #, @, " etc. Darlene Wilcox posted with the same problems but I didn't catch any fix. Can anyone help? 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Thomas Mitchell 
Date Dec 31, 2009 
Message Hi Tim,

Check the message by Ming-chieh Lee earlier in this posting. In that message, look at his discussion regarding "fonts". Try copying the fonts from the 32 bit machine to a directory and then installing them from the Control Panel. This MAY solve your problem.

Let us all know if it does.

Thanks,
Tom 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Timothy Catton 
Date Jan 05, 2010 
Message I'm trying to help her out by phone remotely, and am unfamiliar with Windows7, but here is where we are at. We had done what Ming-chieh had in the posting (as well as yours) and that is how we got it to where we are at. I'm told that she does not have the option of "installing" fonts from her Control Panel (Windows7 issue?). We did copy all the ESRI fonts in to the Fonts folder within the Control Panel.
I've read on some other postings that you may be able to set the installer in ArcView to run in compatability mode and can get it to install correctly. Do you know anything about that? 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Thomas Mitchell 
Date Jan 06, 2010 
Message Hi Tim,

I haven't tried running install in the compatibility mode, so I don't know if that would work - particularly for Windows 7. The main problem is the installer for ArcView 3.x is a 16 bit installer. It will work on 32 bit machines because Microsoft allowed this to aid compatibility, but not on 64 bit machines (on 64 bit machines/operating systems, they allow 32 bit installers to work, but not 16 bit). And as far as I know, no one has written either a 32 bit or 64 bit installer for ArcView 3.x

I've looked up on the web "Installing Fonts on Windows 7" and found a confusing set of posts ... some say it is impossible or at least they can't figure it out; others say it is simpler than ever! Of course, once you know how to do something, it would appear simple, eh?

The set of instructions that appears most complete is:

1. Download and unzip the new font.
2. Click the Start button, type font, and click Fonts. The Fonts window will appear.
3. Drag the new font file into the Fonts window.

Another "post" indicated that if you put the font on the Desktop and right click it you will get a choice to "Install" which will install that font. But with all the fonts and symbols with ArcView, this would be tedious at best.

According to the person posting the first set of instructions, "That's all there is to it. Once you drag the font file into the Fonts window, it is automatically installed."

Which may be true and which may still leave you not being able to access the fonts. Why? Because in Windows 7 you can turn on and turn off fonts based on where you are or what you are doing or ...

So while in the "Fonts Window" discussed above, I would right click on the fonts that you added and then select "Install" if that is available and then select "Properties" and in "Properties" make sure the font is turned ON.

I don't have Windows 7 so I can't try this and confirm that this will help you at all; but it is worth a try???

Let us know if any of this works.

Thanks,
Tom
 
   
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Subject Re: installing arcview 3.3 in windows xp 64 bit 
Author Timothy Catton 
Date Jan 06, 2010 
Message I, too, saw all those postings on fonts and Windows7. And since I was trying to do this over the phone I couldn't really see what was going on either. Anyway, I finally convinced her to drive in and I could take a look at it.

I think the drag/drop/installed comment is true. When I copied an ESRI font to the desktop (install greyed out while in fonts folder) and tried to install it I got "font already installed".

I finally got the "correct" symbology to show up. Double click on the symbol to get the legend editor to open, click on the palette, click "Clear", click "Load", then navigate to esri\av_gis30\arcview\symbols. Select "default.avp", hit OK, then click "Make Default". She only had one project, by my assumption is that this would become the default for all existing and future projects.

Thanks for your help.