Is it possible to use craft on Windows 8.1 (or 7)?

Hannah von Reth hannah at
Tue Dec 31 13:29:19 GMT 2019

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> On 31. Dec 2019, at 13:54, Thomas Friedrichsmeier <thomas.friedrichsmeier at> wrote:
> ´╗┐Hi!
> Thanks for the quick feedback!
>> On Tue, 31 Dec 2019 09:58:39 +0000
>> Hannah von Reth <hannah at> wrote:
>> I can investigate but if it's just a vm how about upgrading.
> Well, for one thing, I'd like to keep it so I can look a problems,
> should users report anything specific to older (supported) versions of
> Windows.
> For another thing, I'm a bit afraid of upgrading that working VM. I do
> have another VM with Windows 10, but I'm currently having a hard time
> trying to convince it that it is in fact running on the same hardware
> that is was (OEM) licensed for - which it really is, only inside a VM.
>> Regarding Windows 7 it's eol and we cant practically support it.
> Yeah, that was essentially "just asking".
>> To rebuild kshimgen  call craft -i --no-cache kshimgen and then
>> reinstall cmake etc.
> Did that, did not help. At any rate,
> CRAFTROOT\dev-utils\bin\cmake.exe "has stopped working"
> while
> CRAFTROOT\dev-utils\cmake\bin\cmake.exe works.
>> After a longer break without updating the craft root I'd also
>> recommend to start fresh.
> Yeah, like I said, that was one of the first things, I tried.
>> If it's a dependency issue you could investigate by using
>> dependenciesgui on a generated Shim wich is installed by the
>> dependencies blueprint.
> Well, dependenciesgui (and dependencies.exe) are not working for me
> either, right now. Will try to figure out that one, later, AFK for a
> while, now.

Oh yes they are shims to dev-util/dependencies/...

Pls try invoking then directly.
In the next days I try a win8.

> Regards
> Thomas

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