The three Knitware programs cannot be installed directly on to a computer running Windows 7 or 8, but they can be successfully copied over from a computer running an older version of Windows, and will run perfectly on these newer versions of Windows. Please follow the directions below.
**Although these instructions may look complicated, they are in fact quite straightforward - the instructions have been written in step by step full detail for anyone who isn't comfortable with computers. The basic steps are: Copy files from old computer -> Install the Borland Database on the new computer -> Paste files on to new computer -> Create shortcut icons -> Set administrator privileges. And that's it!