Installing Intel Parallel Advisor Lite on Windows 7

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Dr. Dobb’s has an article on the ins and outs of installing PA Lite on Windows 7

As Windows 7 hasn’t been released yet, Intel Parallel Advisor Lite doesn’t offer official support for this operating system. However, I’m already working with Windows 7 and I wanted to optimize some code for multicore microprocessors taking advantage of the new performance improvements offered by the new Windows 7 kernel.

There is a very simple way to successfully install Intel Parallel Advisor Lite on Windows 7. Besides, the same steps work with Windows Vista.

Details in the article; not hard, but probably not obvious.