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Physical Chemistry Ebook does not work on Windows 8: Solution

Windows 8 has upgraded to  .Net 4.0. The ebook needs the older version of .Net to be installed, to work  on windows 8. Our development team is working to upgrade the installer. We hope to have the upgrade out soon.

In the meantime, here are a few steps that will help you resolve the issue

  1.  Upon download of MCHPDFViewer.exe  you get a warning that the file “is not commonly downloaded and may harm the computer”. You can ignore and ‘View Downloads’
    Error 1

  2. In the “Downloads” folder (or where you downloaded the file), double-click MCHPDFViewer.exe . You will get an error that mentions that the application is blocked.

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  3. In order to unblock the application, right-click the executable and select “Properties”. Within the Properties dialogue, select “Unblock” and press the OK button.
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  4. Now that the installer is unblocked, we can double-click the application to start installing. You will receive another error message indicating that the program requires .NET version 2.0.
    Physical Chemistry ebook on windows 8 - 4Selecting “Yes” from dialogue brings you to the .NET 4.0 web installer which is not compatible with version 2.0.
  5. In order to download .NET 2.0 visit the control panel and select “Programs” > “ Turn Windows Features on or off”. From within the window that opens, select to install “.NET framework 3.5 (includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0)”
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    After selecting .NET 3.5 and pressing OK, the feature is installed.
  6. You can now double-click the MCHPDFInstaller.exe and it installs successfully.
  7. You will now be prompted to launch your ebook with your serial # and should have no further problems with running the ebook on the windows8 OS.

 

Written by: Dr. Bryan Sanctuary

Bryan Sanctuary has authored 17 more articles.

Bryan Sanctuary, Professor of Chemistry at McGill University (Montreal, Canada) as well as president of MCH Multimedia. | www.mchmultimedia.com | and co- author of Physical Chemistry - Laidler, Meiser, Sanctuary. You can also read about Quantum mechanics and Physical Chemistry on Bryan's personal blog: http://quantummechanics.mchmultimedia.com/

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