This article explains how to find the latest KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects updates compatible with older Windows system versions, including:
- Finding the latest NI base product update compatible with your Windows version.
- Finding the latest KOMPLETE Instruments and Effect updates compatible with your Windows version.
Finding the Latest Base Product Update Compatible with your Windows Version
KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects (e.g. SESSION STRINGS, RAZOR, THE FINGER, etc.) depend on a specific version of a base product (KONTAKT, REAKTOR or GUITAR RIG) in which they have to be loaded. Please check the compatibility of the base product with your Windows version in the chart below, in order to make sure you have installed the latest update compatible with your Windows version.
|Windows XP||Windows Vista||Windows 7||Windows 8||Windows 10|
|GUITAR RIG 5||5.1.1||5.1.1||latest||latest||latest|
Finding the Latest KOMPLETE Instrument and Effect Update Compatible with your Windows Version
Once you have installed the latest base product compatible with your Windows version, you need to find the latest KOMPLETE Instrument and Effect update compatible with your Windows. The easiest way to do this is to check its release date. As a general rule, every KOMPLETE product is compatible with Windows Vista and Windows XP if released before September 2011. All KOMPLETE products released after September 2011 are compatible with our currently supported operating systems Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. You will find the release date of your installers in the Updates page on our website. Please proceed as follows:
- Go to the Updates page of our website and log in with your NI e-mail and password.
- Type in the name of the content product for which you need an installer and launch the search. In the example below, we are searching for an Alicias Keys udpate.
- A list of all available updates for Alicias Keys is now displayed. They are sorted by release date. In this example we are looking for the latest update which can be installed on Windows Vista. According to the general rule stated above, we have to look for the last update released before September 2011. The latest update compatible with Windows XP / Vista is Alicias Keys 1.2. Win Update which has been released in July 2010. Once you have found the update compatible with your Windows version, click its name to launch the download process.