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Cat n Bull
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Date: 2/28/13 12:34 PM

I really want to get a laptop I can use for my embroidery, does anyone know if there is a problem using the 5D software with Windows 8?

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Date: 2/28/13 1:08 PM

If so Pfaff probably has a patch for it

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Date: 2/28/13 2:35 PM

I asked on the Pfaff facebook page, but so far no answers....

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Date: 2/28/13 3:38 PM

Have you tried Pfaff Yahoo Groups?

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Date: 2/28/13 4:05 PM

Cat

Pfaff software customer service

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Date: 2/28/13 4:38 PM

You guys are awesome!
Patti, thanks for the yahoo group! They say to go to a different group for software questions, I will hunt that one down.

Wolf, just sent them an email, hope they get back to me soon!

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Date: 2/28/13 7:04 PM

I got an answer on Pfaff's facebook page, YES it does work with windows 8!

And they gave me a phone number to call if I need help with it.

Now on to finding an inexpensive laptop.....

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Date: 3/2/13 9:14 AM

I have windows 8 and 5D and yes it works. The Driver you choose is the 64 bit when you get to that part in the download from the 5D disk

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Date: 8/26/13 11:02 AM

Thank you for this advice - off to buy new compluter tomorrow!!

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