Compatibility refers to whether a particular piece of hardware or software will work with a system.

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program runs in safe mode but not in normal mode for Win7 in a virtual box

I recently installed a program on Win7 (hosted on a virtual box that runs on a Linux machine). The program runs correctly in Windows safe mode (no network) but fails to start in normal mode (...
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Is there a spreadsheet version of .rtf?

For a text document, there's multiple format options: .doc, .docx, .odt, .rtf, etc. I use .rtf for all text documents, because its compatible with nearly everything. My question is, is there a ...
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What is the correct way to tell if a screen is compatible with my laptop?

I have an old IBM thinkpad Z61t, and I want to upgrade the screen to one from an even older Toshiba laptop. The screens are both very different sizes, and probably different resolutions, but the same ...
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Dell 1000W PSU MODEL: N1000P-00 REF #: NPS-10000AB A

I have a friend very far away willing to send me his 1000W PSU that he no longer uses. He is very computer literate and it is hard for me to determine over long distance weather it has an 8 PIN PCI ...
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Copying files to USB 3.0 external HDD connected to USB 3.0 hub with external power supply connected to USB 2.0 port hangs and stops with IO error

When I connect my external HDD to USB 3.0 hub with external power supply connected to USB 2.0 port copying any bigger file to that HDD will freeze and eventually stop with error message. The same disk ...
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Meaning of the tilde in registry values for compatibility mode in Windows 8+

I've to support a legacy application, originally created for Windows NT 4 (32-bit), but still running fine under Windows 10 (64-bit), provided all of the compatibility settings are done. The problem ...
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How to diagnose compatibility issues that work in Windows 7 but not in Wndows 10

So, I've got a mother-in-law who loves WordPerfect 11 (Eleven shall be the version of WP, and the version of WP shall be eleven. Do not continue to WP12, and WPX3 is right out). Unfortunatly, since ...
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Is Thunderbolt 2 forward-compatible to Thunderbolt 3?

I know that Thunderbolt 3 computers are backward-compatible with Thunderbolt 2 devices using an adapter. What I want to know is if the reverse is true - if Thunderbolt 2 computers can connect to ...
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Thunderbolt 3 backwards compatibility

Thunderbolt 3 uses a USB-C Connector. Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 uses the Mini DisplayPort connector. On https://thunderbolttechnology.net/tech/faq they explain that Tunderbolt 3 has backwards ...
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How to make hyperlinks show up properly in MS Word for files created in other word processors?

In my job, I am often sent articles created in a variety of word processors, which I open and edit in Word 2013. However, compatibility-wise, of course they don't play very well together. There's no ...
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Mac Graphics Card Game Compatibility

I'm trying to download a game on my macbook pro. On the game's site, it gives the following minimum requirements: OS: OS X 10.8.5 or higher Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo Memory: 4 GB RAM Graphics: ...
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Synergy & SQLyog compatibility issue

I am using Synergy and SQLyog from many years but they have become incompatible. I cannot use Ctrl + X in SQLyog Edtitor, instead of cutting, it inserts a special char CAN You can see the bug here ...
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Is the Samsung 850 Evo compatible with Dell Latitude E6400?

Is the Samsung 850 Evo SSD compatible with Dell Latitude E6400 notebook?
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Adobe Reader X sendmail button not working

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 x64 Adobe Reader 10.0.1 When a user clicks the Sendmail button in Adobe Reader X (see above image), instead of opening a ...
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Outlook 2013 asking for administrator after Compatibility change (Windows 8.1)

I have a machine with Windows 8.1 and Office 2013 installed, which I wanted to change the compatibility to Windows Vista. The problem is, when Windows 8.1 have a pre-installed application into it, it ...
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CPU DDR2 compatibility

I'm looking to upgrade the CPU on a laptop, and am having a hard time verifying the DDR type of CPUs. The laptop has a T5250. So, for upgrading, I'm looking at the X7900 and T9500, which are the two ...
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Is there a native alternative to the `watch` command; for Darwin/OS X

I have a script that I'm trying to port from Linux to Darwin/OS X. The Linux version currently depends on the watch command, which doesn't appear to be installed on Darwin/OS X by default. What's the ...
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What should I look at if I want to buy RAM to my PC? [closed]

I have 2GB (2 x 1GB !Rx8 PC2 - 5300U - 555 - 12) on my PC (Windows 7 64-bit version): http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=3459243&swLangOid=18&swEnvOid=1093 I want ...
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Supermicro X8DTT-F Ram Compatibility

can anyone help me if this ram specs is compatible with Supermicro X8DTT-F? Manufacturer Hynix Manufacturer Part # HMT151R7BFR4C-G7 Memory Type DDR3 SDRAM Capacity 4GB Pins 240 Pin Bus Type ...
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What kind of Non-ECC RAM does this board support?

I'm leaning towards a purchase of this CPU/MOBO combo: SUPERMICRO MBD-X9DRL-IF-B Xeon E5-2660 2.2GHz x 2 (if I think I can afford two...) Background I'm trying to figure out what kind of and how ...
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How do I choose a graphics card which balances CPU? [closed]

I just heard from one of my friend that I cannot buy a high end graphics card if I don't have a high end processor. Now, my problem how do I make sure that a graphics card say, GTX 780 will work with ...
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Can I inspect the application compatibility solutions?

Microsoft deploys application fixes since Windows XP in the the folder %systemroot%\AppPatch. They can provide: An application compatibility fix. This is a segment of code that replaces a ...
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Will the Intel W2600CR2 accept Xeon E5-2600 v1 CPUs?

Given the currently very low price of used 8 core Xeon E5-2670 v1 CPUs, I'm looking for a matching dual LGA2011 motherboard. The Intel W2600CR2 fits the bill but is specified by Intel to support ...
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Is the AMD A6-6400k APU comparable to the NVidia GTX 480 Graphics Card?

My PC build has an AMD A6-6400k APU instead of a graphics card. A game I'm planning to buy has a minimum requirement for the NVidia GTX 480. Will I be able to run it, assuming that I meet all other ...
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MS (Mac) Word - import styles with custom (hanging) indents to new template with Organizer

This question is a follow up to similar questions e.g. superuser.com/questions/965463/ms-word-edit-space-after-numbers-in-titles-list/965477 I've set up my numbered headings in one template document ...
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Intel vs AMD for laptop compatibility

My past three laptops were all Intel CPU powered but this time I'm considering a model that is AMD chip driven. I see other threads that compare AMD vs Intel for performance etc. but that doesn't ...
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Manually added exceptions webpage disappearing from Compatibility view list - IE11

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 IE11 x64 (11.0.9600.17843) My situation: company uses website which requires the URL to be added to the Compatibility View list to work correctly. (for the purposes of ...
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Tuleap compatilibity with openfire 3.7 or newer

I have a tuleap 8.10 server with openfire 3.6.4. After running a vulnerability analysis, I have the following message: 9090/tcp 51143 - Openfire Admin Console login.jsp XSS Synopsis ...
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teamviewer 10 not compatible to remote control version 11?

i have a commercial license of teamviewer 10. when trying to remote control a host that has teamviewer 11 installed i'm getting an error message that says "incompatible version". is there any way ...
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Upgrading a DELL Precision T3400 graphics card [closed]

I'm looking to upgrade my older T3400's graphics card (Quadro FX 570). I've been looking at a GeForce GTX 960 card, but I don't know if it would even be compatible. It says it requires a Pci-e 3.0 ...
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How to run IBM Rational Rose v 7.0 on Windows 8/10 (incompatibility bag)

I have installed IBM Rational Rose v 7.0.0 2006 on Windows 10. When I try to run IBM Rational Rose Enterprise exe file it crashes with the following error: Rational Rose Visual Modelling Tool has ...
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Hardware Motherboard Compatibility

I have an old computer and I want to upgrade it. I am looking for a motherboard but I think the other components that I have here will not work on the new board. My specs are these: The ...
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If my motherboard only supports minimum DDR3 1066MHz ram and I have 639.9 MHz ram, will it work?

I'm going to upgrade my PC to a newer MB, but not my RAM. One allows the following frequencies: DDR3 1066/1333/1600/1866*/2000*/2133*/2200*/2400*/2600*/2666*/2800*/3000*/3100*/3200*/3300*(*OC) MHz, ...
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Is now Linux Mint fully supported on Lenovo G50-80?

Here is the computer I'd like to buy: Lenovo g50-80 I5 5200U AMD Radeon m5 330 I've no idea on what kind of WiFi chipset it has. Here someone has not find the driver for WiFi : http://...
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RAM compatibility for notebook [closed]

I'd like to by the following laptop: Notebook 15.6" HP G4 200 Intel Core i5-5200U 2,2GHz RAM 4GB - DDR3L-SDRAM - 1600 MHz - CL: Unknown, sorry HDD 500GB I'd like to totally replace the RAM to avoid ...
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Will these laptop displays fit into each other?

I found a LCD panel that's a perfect replacement for my laptop Acer Aspire 5738G. It's relatively cheap, and it's from a laptop named Acer eMachines E727. I have only one question. Will it work with ...
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will h57m be compatible with 8gb ddr3 single stick?

I have a GA-h57m usb3. I Have a 2x2gb ram total of 4. I want to upgrade to more. Will my h57m support 8gb ddr3 single stick? or do I need to buy a 2x4gb?
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Is linux ok with hp 15-ac011nl? [closed]

after having bricked my old laptop (HERE), I'm going to buy a new laptop: I've found this laptop on sale but I cannot find much on the internet: HP 15-ac011nl with the following hardware: CPU: i5 ...
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Bash Export Syntax Compatibility

I often see commands written with the following syntax and I am curious if this is done for compatibility reasons: Snippet from Default .bash_profile on CentOS # User specific environment and ...
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Is there a way to determine application compatibility for a Windows Update prior to starting the update?

It appears that Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows is on a list that the Windows 10 1511 Update (10586) installer can find, and determines is not compatible with the update (even though it's ...
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Compatibility-Mode doesn't work in Windows 10

I used to play the game Freelancer, which originally was designed to work with win98/Me/2000/xp, with Windows Xp/Vista/7. Now I upgraded to Win 10 and it doesn't run anymore. The problem is, that it ...
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1600mhz ram compatibility with 1333mhz ram and CPU supporting 1333mhz max [duplicate]

I want to upgrade RAM in my PC. My motherboard is Gigabyte P55-UD3L. My CPU is Intel core i5-760. The only RAM that is both compatible with my motherboard (as the RAM manufacturer website says) and ...
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Potential hardware issues for installing Scientific Linux

I am planning to buy a new laptop and install Scientific Linux, with the default GNOME desktop environment. If the laptop comes with an OS I will probably remove it for extra disk space. Are there ...
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Will a 128GB SDXC work on a 64GB compatible sd card slot?

I'm not quite sure if this was the correct board for this topic. But I had been searching for an answer and found no luck in with regard to this specific question.. I'm looking to buy a Lenovo Miix 3-...
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Why do photos change color when you open an .odt file in Microsoft Word?

I have an .odt document (OpenOffice) containing photos. When I open the document with Microsoft Word, the photos are displayed darker then they were. Why is this the case? I would like to be able to ...
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How do I know if the software on a computer is compatible with Windows 10?

Several computers at home currently run on Windows 7 or Windows 8. How do I know if the software on those computers is compatible with Windows 10 ? When I say software, I mean: Drivers for the ...
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Ram Compatibilty

I wish to upgrade my laptop from 6GB ram to 8GB ram. Currently installed is Type DDR3 Size 4096 MBytes Manufacturer Samsung Max Bandwidth PC3-12800 (800 MHz) Part Number M471B5173DB0-YK0 ...
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Disable “Disable display scaling on high DPI settings”

I'm having trouble with a few applications, particularly RuneScape, setting the compatibility option "Disable display scaling on high DPI settings" every time I try to run it. I want that option to ...
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Memory compatibility - what to watch out for?

So, there's been at least 10 years since I adventure myself on the world of DIY computer upgrades. I have a desktop with 4GB of RAM and I need another 4GB. But as soon as I re-entered the world of ...
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Are faster high-capacity microSD cards less compatible?

I have heard claims that faster high-capacity (64GB+) microSD cards will not work in some devices in which slower cards will work. I have not been able to correlate this to any particular brands or ...