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Downloads for Previous Versions of Legacy Family Tree

Author: Jim Terry Reference Number: AA-00899 Views: 5115 Created: 2014-07-10 07:15 AM Last Updated: 2014-09-11 08:12 AM 0 Rating/ Voters

Downloads for Previous Versions of Legacy Family Tree

The following downloads are free. Use your customer number to unlock the Deluxe features. Customer numbers are version specific (e.g., a Legacy 6.0 customer begins with a "6" and will only unlock version 6.0, etc.). Please read the special instructions in red for each version: 

Legacy Family Tree 7.5    Legacy Family Tree 6.0     Legacy Family Tree 5.0

Legacy Family Tree 4.0    Legacy Family Tree 3.0     Legacy Family Tree 2.0

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Support for synchronizing with FamilySearch FamilyTree is no longer available in Legacy 7.5 and earlier.  This is because of recent major changes made by FamilySearch to their system calls. Legacy Family Tree 8.0 has been programmed to the new system and works correctly.

The final release of Legacy 7.5 was Version 7.5.0.286 (Build Date 25 August 2014)

Download Full Setup (47 MB)

Click on Save in download dialog box to save the setup file to disk, then run the Legacy7Setup.exe
http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/Download/Legacy7/sng1/Legacy7Setup.exe

Installation password:  legacy7

Setup Instructions: Only install Legacy 7.5 to C:\Legacy and set the User Account Control to "Never Notify”. See http://support.legacyfamilytree.com/article/AA-00897 for more information.

Revision History: http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/RevisionHistory7.asp

If uninstalling Legacy 8.0 to reinstall Legacy 7.5 please:

A.  If you have backups of your Legacy 7.5 family files before they were opened and converted to the new Legacy 8.0 format then follow these steps:

1. Uninstall Legacy 8.0

2. Use the above to download and install the final build of Legacy 7.5.

3. Start Legacy 7.5 and click on Help > Unlock Deluxe Edition and enter your version 7.5 Deluxe Edition Customer Number.

4. If you did not open and convert your Legacy 7.5 files to the new Legacy 8 format then all of your files should still be in their original location and can simply be opened. If you did open your original Legacy 7.5 files with Legacy 8.0 then you will need to Restore your Legacy 7.5 family files to the C:\Legacy\Data folder.

B.  If you don't have backups of your Legacy 7.5 family files before they were opened and converted to the new Legacy 8.0 format then follow these steps:

1. Using Legacy 8.0, Export each family file to a Legacy Gedcom file.  Make sure you review the options very carefully.   You will want to make sure you include all private and living data.   Also, remember the name of these Gedcom files and where you are saving them to as you will be re-importing these after you get Legacy 7.5 re-installed.

2. Uninstall Legacy 8.0.

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• The final release of Legacy 6.0 was Version 6.0.0.190 (Build Date 27 Feb 2008)

Download Full Setup (30 MB)
Click on Save in download dialog box to save the setup file to disk, then double-click Legacy6Setup.exe:
http://www.LegacyFamilyTree.com/Download/Legacy6/sng2/Legacy6Setup.exe

Installation password:  family

Revision History: http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/RevisionHistory6.asp

Setup Instructions: Only install Legacy 6.0 to C:\Legacy and set the User Account Control to "Never Notify”. See http://support.legacyfamilytree.com/article/AA-00897 for more information.

Using Different User Accounts:  If people are using Legacy 6.0 in different user accounts in Windows 8, Windows 7 or Vista, when you go into Legacy after switching accounts, you'll need click Options and select Customize > Locations.  Next click on the Reset button next to the "Location of temporary files" field before creating reports, or doing a Check/Repair, etc.  If you installed in Admin account and are using Legacy strictly under the user account, go there and click on the Reset button to set the path to the correct Temp folder.  This does not apply to Windows XP or earlier.

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• The final release of Legacy 5.0 was Version 5.0.0.261 (Build Date 12 Dec 2006)

Download Full Setup (16.2 MB)
Click on Save in download dialog box to save the setup file to disk, then double-click Legacy5Setup.exe:
http://www.LegacyFamilyTree.com/Download/Legacy5/sng1/Legacy5Setup.exe

Installation password:  family

Revision History: http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/RevisionHistory5.asp

Setup Instructions: Only install Legacy 5.0 to C:\Legacy and set the User Account Control to "Never Notify”. See http://support.legacyfamilytree.com/article/AA-00897 for more information.

Help File:  If you are using version 5.0 in Windows 8, Windows 7 or Vista, you must download the WinHlp32.exe patch from Microsoft in order to access Help.  Without this patch you will get an error message that says "Help file format not supported by Windows 8, Windows 7 or Vista."  Once the WinHlp32.exe patch is downloaded/installed you will able to open the Help files in Legacy, as well as other programs that are not yet updated, or that are not going to be updated.  This patch is not needed for Windows XP or earlier.

Please go to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/917607/en-us where you'll find information about this problem and links to download the WinHlp32.exe patch.  There are two options to download:

     Windows6.0-KB917607-x64.msu For 64-bit Vista
     Windows6.0-KB917607-x86.msu For 32-bit Vista

Using Different User Accounts:  If people are using Legacy 5.0 or earlier in different user accounts in Windows 8, Windows 7 or Vista, when you go into Legacy after switching accounts, you'll need click Options and select Customize > Locations.  Next click on the Reset button next to the "Location of temporary files" field before creating reports, or doing a Check/Repair, etc.  If you installed in Admin account and are using Legacy strictly under the user account, go there and click on the Reset button to set the path to the correct Temp folder.  This does not apply to Windows XP or earlier.

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Legacy 4.0.0.288 (Final build 17 November 2003)

Download Full Setup (15.6 MB)
Click on Save in download dialog box to save the setup file to disk, then double-click Legacy40.exe
:
http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/download/legacy/sng1/Legacy40.exe

Installation password: history

Revision History: http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/RevisionHistory4.asp

Setup Instructions: Only install Legacy 4.0 to C:\Legacy and set the User Account Control to "Never Notify”. See http://support.legacyfamilytree.com/article/AA-00897 for more information.

Help File:  If you are using version 4.0 in Windows 8, Windows 7 or Vista, you must download the WinHlp32.exe patch from Microsoft in order to access Help.  Without this patch you will get an error message that says "Help file format not supported by Windows 8, Windows 7 or Vista."  Once the WinHlp32.exe patch is downloaded/installed you will able to open the Help files in Legacy, as well as other programs that are not yet updated, or that are not going to be updated.  This patch is not needed for Windows XP or earlier.

Please go to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/917607/en-us where you'll find information about this problem and links to download the WinHlp32.exe patch.  There are two options to download:

     Windows6.0-KB917607-x64.msu For 64-bit Vista
     Windows6.0-KB917607-x86.msu For 32-bit Vista

Using Different User Accounts:  If people are using Legacy 4.0 different user accounts in Windows 8, Windows 7 or Vista, when you go into Legacy after switching accounts, you'll need click Options and select Customize > Locations.  Next click on the Reset button next to the "Location of temporary files" field before creating reports, or doing a Check/Repair, etc.  If you installed in Admin account and are using Legacy strictly under the user account, go there and click on the Reset button to set the path to the correct Temp folder.  This does not apply to Windows XP or earlier.

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Legacy 3.0 (Final build 28 August 2001)

Download Full Setup (12.9 MB)
Click on Save in download dialog box to save the setup file to disk, then double-click Legacy30.exe.
http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/_downld/2/Legacy30.exe

Installation password: freedom

Revision History: http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/RevisionHistory3.asp

Not Compatible: Legacy 3.0 will not install on 64-bit Windows operating systems and cannot be adapted. Please upgrade.

Setup Instructions: Only install Legacy 3.0 to C:\Legacy and set the User Account Control to "Never Notify”. See http://support.legacyfamilytree.com/article/AA-00897 for more information.

Help File:  If you are using version 3.0 in Windows 8, Windows 7 or Vista, you must download the WinHlp32.exe patch from Microsoft in order to access Help.  Without this patch you will get an error message that says "Help file format not supported by Windows 8, Windows 7 or Vista."  Once the WinHlp32.exe patch is downloaded/installed you will able to open the Help files in Legacy, as well as other programs that are not yet updated, or that are not going to be updated.  This patch is not needed for Windows XP or earlier.

Please go to
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/917607/en-us where you'll find information about this problem and links to download the WinHlp32.exe patch.  There are two options to download:

     Windows6.0-KB917607-x64.msu For 64-bit Vista
     Windows6.0-KB917607-x86.msu For 32-bit Vista

Using Different User Accounts:  If people are using Legacy 3.0 different user accounts in Windows 8, Windows 7 or Vista, when you go into Legacy after switching accounts, you'll need click Options and select Customize > Locations.  Next click on the Reset button next to the "Location of temporary files" field before creating reports, or doing a Check/Repair, etc.  If you installed in Admin account and are using Legacy strictly under the user account, go there and click on the Reset button to set the path to the correct Temp folder.  This does not apply to Windows XP or earlier.

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Legacy 2.0 (Final build 11 January 2000)

Download Legacy2Setup.zip, then open the file using WinZip or other compression utility, and double-click on SETUP.EXE.
http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/_downld/Legacy20/Legacy2Setup.zip (8.0 MB)

Revision History: http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/RevisionHistory2.asp

Not Compatible: Legacy 2.0 will not install on 64-bit Windows operating systems and cannot be adapted. Please upgrade.

Patch: Legacy 2.0 may not run on some 32-bit Windows operating systems, if this is the case download and run/open Common20.exe. http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/_downld/Legacy20/Common20.exe (444 KB).

Setup Instructions: Only install Legacy 2.0 to C:\Legacy and set the User Account Control to "Never Notify”. See http://support.legacyfamilytree.com/article/AA-00897 for more information.

Help File: If you are using version 2.0 in Windows 8, Windows 7 or Vista, you must download the WinHlp32.exe patch from Microsoft in order to access Help.  Without this patch you will get an error message that says "Help file format not supported by Windows 8, Windows 7 or Vista."  Once the WinHlp32.exe patch is downloaded/installed you will able to open the Help files in Legacy, as well as other programs that are not yet updated, or that are not going to be updated.  This patch is not needed for Windows XP or earlier.

Please go to
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/917607/en-us where you'll find information about this problem and links to download the WinHlp32.exe patch.  There are two options to download:

     Windows6.0-KB917607-x64.msu For 64-bit Vista
     Windows6.0-KB917607-x86.msu For 32-bit Vista

Using Different User Accounts:  If people are using Legacy 2.0 in different user accounts in Windows 8, Windows 7 or Vista, when you go into Legacy after switching accounts, you'll need click Options and select Customize > Locations.  Next click on the Reset button next to the "Location of temporary files" field before creating reports, or doing a Check/Repair, etc.  If you installed in Admin account and are using Legacy strictly under the user account, go there and click on the Reset button to set the path to the correct Temp folder.  This does not apply to Windows XP or earlier.

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