1. Joined : Nov 2015
    Overland Park, KS
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Home
       08 Dec 2015 #1

    OLD CorelDraw installation weirdness

    I have two desktop computers. A new one that came with Windows 10 installed. The other was Windows 7 until I did the upgrade. I tried to install CorelDraw X3 (yeah, it's really old...) on the new computer, but it wouldn't install ... not compatible. But ... I already had CorelDraw X3 installed on the older computer, and now that Win10 is installed there, CorelDraw works just fine.

    So...... any way to "force" CorelDraw X3 to install on the new computer?
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  2. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 223
    Windows 10 Home
       09 Dec 2015 #2

    That is odd!
    Perhaps CorelDraw X3 , because it's quite old, is having compatibility problems with your newer computers hardware.
    Someone else had the same problem and gave up:
    Cant install CorelDRAW X3 on Windows 10 - Microsoft Community
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  3. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10
       22 Jan 2016 #3

    Successful install of X3 on Win 10

    The link noted on the previous message now includes how to install CorelDraw X3 on a Win 10 system using the MSI files on your install CD.
    I've not had any problems with the install on a new tablet/laptop or on my old desktop and I've used old X3 files and X7 files saved as X3s and also installed GMS macros. Please note that X7 files saved as X3 WILL fail if there are any custom fills and there may be other similar problems with files saved as an older version - but this is not a problem with the install. I had several that failed with fills that I had scanned in.
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  4.    22 Jan 2016 #4

    Have you checked to see if Corel have released any patches for Draw x6? They might fix your problem.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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