Can I still use LinkManager 7 on my PC?
  • 18 May 2021
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Can I still use LinkManager 7 on my PC?

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Important note: As of LinkManager 8 v9.3 LinkManager 7 can no longer be installed alongside LinkManager 8.

This article illustrates how to switch between LinkManager 7 and LinkManager 8. Please note that the two LinkManager versions CANNOT run concurrently, but they can both be installed simultaneously on the same Windows machine.

What's the difference?

LinkManager 7 runs in a virtual box inside your Windows PC, while LinkManager 8 runs as a service. Both use the same virtual Ethernet adapter.

How to run LinkManager 7 with LinkManager 8 already running

  1. Right-click the LinkManager 8 tray icon and click Exit.
  2. Double click the LinkManager 7 icon.
  3. LinkManager 7 will now start-up and launch the user interface browser.
  4. Log in and start using LinkManager 7.

How to run LinkManager 8 with LinkManager 7 already running

  1. Exit your LinkManager 7.
  2. Log in with your LinkManager account on your GateManager.
  3. Click the green arrows and LinkManager 8 will start and be ready to use.


  • If you see this pop-up, your LinkManager 7 is still currently running.

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