Re: Difficulties Installing Reaper on Windows 7 Laptop

Danny Miles

Hi Georgina. Many thanks for your reply.

I'm saving the executable file and then running it, so I haven't got a
problem with finding the set-up file. The issue I'm having is that,
once it's apparently been successfully installed, using the search bar
attached to the Start Menu or looking in Windows Explorer doesn't aid
me in finding the program so that I can open it and use it. If this
can be done using the executable file, I've never heard of this before
and would appreciate further info.

I think that course has been mentioned on here a few times but, as
I've only become interested in Reaper in the last week or so, I've
never fully taken in any talk about using it before. Thanks very much
for the link...I'll be sure to investigate.

Take care, Danny

On 9/26/19, Georgina Joyce <> wrote:
Hello Danny,

Can you not use windows explorer and find the executable file? Or if you hit
the start button and type reaper what happens?

Did you know about the audio ins and outs course?


On 26 Sep 2019, at 10:25, Danny Miles <> wrote:

Hi Everyone. I'm trying to install the free 60-day trial of Reaper
for Windows (64-bit) on my laptop. However, whether I allow it to
install to the default Program Files folder or edit the folder path so
that it reads Program Files (X86), I'm finding that it claims to
install correctly but doesn't create a Start Menu or Desktop icon for
future use and I'm therefore unable to open the software. I've
noticed that there are some questions requiring yes or no answers
during the installation, and for some reason Jaws 14.0 doesn't read
these or announce whether or not the check boxes for items such as the
aforementioned icons are selected or not, so I've got no way of
knowing exactly what I'm installing. I've already installed the Jaws
scripts for Reaper, and I assume that I should install the program
before adding Osara, so I assume that inaccessibility isn't strictly
the cause of these problems (although, as I say, the lack of clarity
regarding the highlighting of tick boxes is unhelpful). Can anyone
please advise on how to get everything installed correctly? Also, I'd
appreciate recommendations for any suitable tutorials/email
lists/Facebook groups/etc., especially as the company's user guide
appears to be an inaccessible PDF. Many thanks in advance for any

Take care, Danny


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