The verdict: XI runs with no issues by itself. Just make sure you're logged in as the administrator and that you turned off User Account Controls.
XI's bastard child Windower is another story and crashes, but that will have to be resolved on the Windower forums, not here.
____________________________ All jobs at level 99 Bard 4 Life Hanging out in the Ionosphere these days
::Finale II HNM
Daurdabla 85 completed 3-18-2013 *** Gjallarhorn 95
(Zelduh)'s won the argument by going so far off the deep end that no one is willing to follow.