"Cam " <email@example.com> wrote in message <firstname.lastname@example.org>... > "Dishant Arora" wrote in message <email@example.com>... > > I was previously running matlab 7 on windows, using classic theme. > > recently i upgraded to windows 8 and not able to run matlab 7 on the system. > > Kindly help me running it on windows 8. > > is there anyone else facing the same problem???? > > Yes. My old computer died, so I recently got a new computer with windows 8 installed (so I have no choice on which OS to use). > > I moved the installer to Program files/Matlab like the poster above me said. Then I opened it. It will get to a dialogue window that says it's reconfiguring Microsoft Visual C++ 2005, gets to 0%, then... nothing happens. Matlab never installs. > > Does this mean I need to download visual studio as well?