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How to use the Application Compatibility Mode?

    How to use the Application Compatibility Mode?

    Using the Application Compatibility Mode allows application software in older versions to work with the new operating system.

    To use the Application Compatibility Mode, please follow the steps below:
    1. Right-click the shortcut of the program and click Properties.
    2. Click the Compatibility tab.
    3. Select the Run this program in compatibility mode for option and select an operating system from the pull-down menu.
    4. Select a mode in Display Settings.
    5. Click OK.

    For more information, please refer to the following solution in Microsoft's technical support website.
    Article ID: Q292533
    Last Reviewed: August 06, 2001
    Title: How To: Use Windows Program Compatibility Mode in Windows XP
    URL: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb