Make program run in compatibility mode in Windows 7 | 8

If your favorite program does not run in Windows 7 | 8 or if it does not run the way it ran in Windows Vista or Windows XP, here is what you may try  to make program run in compatibility mode.

Make program run in compatibility mode

Right click on the program or program shortcut icon and select Properties.

compmode Make program run in compatibility mode in Windows 7 | 8

Select Compatibility tab and from the Compatibility mode section, check in the Run this program in compatibility mode for and from the drop down menu, select the version of Windows in which you knew this program to work.

Click Apply > OK.

This should help!

The Windows Program Compatibilty Troubleshooter may also help you.

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Anand Khanse aka HappyAndyK is an end-user Windows enthusiast, a Microsoft MVP in Windows, since 2006, and the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com. Please create a System Restore Point before trying out any software & be careful about any third-party offers while installing freeware. Add me on Google+.
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