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How to run incompatible xp software in windows 7

March 23, 2011 Leave a comment
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There are Many programs and games are nice and interesting ​​for windows xp, but can not be run on windows 7 and vista. Here’s tips and triks on how to run and use the software/application for windows xp that is not compatible with windows 7 and vista.

Use Compatibility Mode

Compatibility Mode is a way of trying to run a program as if in a different operating system, here is the steps :

  1. Right-click on the icon exe program
  2. Click Properties
  3. Click Compatibility tab
  4. It is optional to choose Change settings for all users
  5. Don’t check on “Run this program in compatibility mode for
  6. In the drop-down menu choose the appropriate operating system
  7. Click apply, then OK

If the Compatibility Mode does not work, so you can use other waysas follow :
Use Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit
A different way to solve the problems of compatibility is by download and install a free program from Microsoft called “Microsot Application Compatibility Toolkit”. It Can be downloaded here

Running the old applications properly will require some effort. However it’s never mind if the program is more useful than the new program that just have a more beautiful design

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