Windows XP compatibility mode

Recently I had to run some old Windows XP software on a vista machine.

Trying the install did not work properly, but it was easily overcome by using the XP compatibility mode that Vista has to offer.

Simply:

(a) Right click on the icon you use to run the application

(b) Click properties

(c) Click on Compatibility tab

(d) Select the option to Run the program in comaptibility mode for Windows XP

(e) Select option to run program as an administrator

(f) Click Apply

Then try again and hopefully that ancient bit of software will still work!

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