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Windows XP and Vista Compatibility Mode
Posted By On November 16, 2004 @ 10:12 AM In System Tune-Up Help | Comments Disabled
For example, let’s say you have a program that installs but refuses to run. If you set its compatibility for Win 98, you may find that it’s now perfectly happy doing it’s thing on XP or Vista (of course, it’s blissfully ignorant of the fact it’s been tricked).
This usually works about 50% of the time, so don’t bet the proverbial farm on it.
Another suggestion is to update your program. How often do you go to the website of a software manufacturer and look for program updates? What about updated drivers for your sound card? Most of the time you can download update patches for free!
With some luck, you will be playing your favorite old games or using that older software in no time.
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