I have a laptop which I upgraded from Win 7 to Win 8 and I can't install NinjaTrader 7. The problem is that I need to enable .NET 2.0 and 3.5, and for some reason, no matter what method I use (I've tried 4 different methods) to try to install/enable .NET 2.0 and 3.5 I always get an error. Without those components, I can't install NT 7. So what I might end up doing is reinstalling Windows 8, but this time from scratch, instead of updating from Win 7 as I did before. My desktop has Win 7 and it doesn't have any issues. So I'm thinking maybe something with the upgrade from Win 7 to Win 8 is what is making it difficult for me to enable the .NET framework and therefore cant get NT 7 to install.
So I wouldn't say it's a NT issue, but more of a Win 8 issue.
The following user says Thank You to Lmess for this post:
I'm sorry to hear your system is having some trouble! Is there a specific error it's giving you?
To share my experience on Windows 8 / NinjaTrader 7, everything has worked perfectly from the get go. I've had Windows 8 since the developer preview and have used it exclusively for NinjaTrader 7 since the developer preview was released. I'm now on the latest consumer version(bought it for the $40 promo price!), and still haven't had any hitches yet. I regularly use vendor-licensed indicators as well as Kinetick/Rithmic data feeds.
I should also mention that I use Windows 8 within Parallel's Desktop on my Mac.
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Hi guys I'm getting ready to buy a new laptop and as soon as it's available I'll order a thinkpad w540. My question is do I get it with windows 8 or stick to windows 7? Primarily I use it to run Ninjatrader.
-the last post here was in august so if anyone can offer any insight I would greatly appreciate it!