Windows - Change the compatibility of a software




Changing the compatibility of programs allow you to run a program as Windows 2000, Windows XP or other depending on your system ...
This tip is valid for all Microsoft operating systems:
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Seven
  • Simply right-click on a program (any) and do:
  • Property
  • Compatibility tab
  • Tick the box "run this program"
  • Choose an operating system. (Windows Vista, XP, 2000, NT 4, 98 or 95).
  • Apply and OK



Other choices are also available, especially for old programs:
  • Run in 256 colors.
  • Run with a screen resolution of 640 x 480.
  • Disable visual themes.
  • The program is being executed in compatibility of the system choosed. This can be handy for a program that only runs on Windows XP and you have Windows Vista or Seven.
Published by jak58. Latest update on February 28, 2018 at 06:22 AM by Jeff.
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