Dreamweaver 8 was released more than a year before Windows Vista became publicly available and does not officially support this new operating system. However, Dreamweaver 8 runs fine for the majority of users running Windows Vista. Dreamweaver CS3 is avaliable and fully supports Windows Vista. Please refer to How Adobe Products Support Vista for more information on Adobe product support for Vista,
While Dreamweaver 8 works well for most users on Vista, some users have reported problems.
Vista specific issues with Dreamweaver 8:
- Dreamweaver 8 crashes on some Vista systems while browsing for files (TechNote kb400788)
- Vista help system stops working when Dreamweaver is the default XML editor (TechNote kb400789)
- Control-Alt-Tab keyboard shortcut change in Windows Vista (TechNote 8718ad77)
Common support issues that also affect Vista with Dreamweaver 8: