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How to remove UAC popup window for a single application

I'm trying to disable UAC popup window for a single application under Windows 7, but it seems that I can't find a solution. I already tried the methods provided to this question, especially by using ...
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Need help running a windows 2000 program in windows 7

I need to run a very old windows 2000 program on windows 7, and I do not have the install disk. All I have are the files from the windows 2000 install. I tried running it in comparability mode and ...
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0answers
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Disable IE10/Win8 auto detection of compatability mode

we have a site in the office we are trying to access. I have confirmed that it works on IE10 if I put the browser into IE8 Compat View with IE5 Quirks, on windows 7 at least. The problem with Windows ...
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0answers
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Trying to get KO99.exe running on a new computer

I cannot get KO99.exe (either restored from an archive or downloaded from the source: http://retrospec.sgn.net/users/rjordan/klass/) to run on my new(er) computer. Every time I run it, it asks if I ...
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How to make an extremely old app run on 64bit Windows? [duplicate]

I have a very old application designed for Windows 3.1. I have been able to use this application on Windows 7, however, that was Windows 7 32bit. Now I have since re-installed Windows to 64bit, and ...
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1answer
439 views

Need to make WinDLX work on Windows

For an architecture course, we have been told to install this software called WinDLX. I downloaded the zip file and when I run it, I get an error saying This app can't run on your PC. I tried ...
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1answer
314 views

Compatibility wizard error and occasionally missing compatibility Properties tab

I have two probably related problems with Windows' Compatibility mode. Compatibility tab missing, but not on all programs The title is rather self-explanatory, but let me show you: the Properties ...
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1answer
123 views

Building a pc to learn Linux — Anything to watch out for besides hardware compatibility issues?

I will need a new computer pretty soon, and am planning on building a dual-boot Windows/Linux box for weekend programming and play. Unfortunately, this will be my first time building a pc from the ...
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1answer
270 views

Is a pc that's sold with Windows 8, compatible with Windows 7?

I wanted to know -due to a client's requirement- if the support for Windows 8 means that it's also backwards compatible to Windows 7. I haven't tried Windows 8 yet. And I would like to know if the ...
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1answer
244 views

JRE / Windows version compatibility

I'm creating an installer for a Java application for Windows. The customers wants to bundle the JRE with the installation (I know that's kind of frowned upon, but it's not up to me). If I bundle the ...
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1answer
103 views

How to delete old-school program from windows7?

I just installed Ext2 Installable File System 1.11a, it creates new drive in "My computer" like link to my ext3 partition but further it does not work for me - an error appears when I try to access ...
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What to do when a device has no driver for Windows 7 but it has Vista, XP drivers

This has always been a bothersome matter for me. Some devices (printers, scanners, etc.) have drivers for older versions of Windows (Vista, XP, 2000, NT) but no driver for Windows 7. What are my ...
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0answers
104 views

Moving a program to another computer

I changed my computer and lost the installation CD of my office's management program, I got it installed at the old HD, I tried to move it to the new one but get the following error: "Could not ...
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0answers
61 views

Windows 7 how to monitor folders a program is trying to create

I'm trying to get Sony Artisan software to work on Windows 7 32-bit. They were made for Windows XP. I got the drivers installed, but when the program starts up it gives an error can't create ...
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1answer
54 views

What dictates the possible compatibility options for a Windows shortcut?

If you've ever dug into the properties sheet of a shortcut, you've might have come across this page: I highlighted a specific dropdown box in red. This is what it looks like, if I expand the ...
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4answers
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How can I set the compatibility mode for an executable from the command line?

Is there a way to set the compatibility with XP option (right click/properties/compatibility ... that one, yes :) to an executable from the command line? Or better yet, is there a way to set ...
3
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2answers
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Tools to see ext2/ext3/ext4/btrfs/jfs/xfs filesystems under windows?

Are there any drivers/application that can read/write ext2/ext3/ext4/btrfs/jfs/xfs filesystems from Windows? E.g.: a removable drive is formatted with EXT3.. how can I write it under Windows XP/7?
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4answers
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How do I get 16-bit programs to work on a 64-bit Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why 64 bit OS can't run a 16 bit application? When trying to play an old game, Skyroads for instance, I get the following error message: The version of this file ...
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1answer
229 views

Which codec and (Linux) video tool for highly compatible video on Windows?

I'm looking for a Linux tool that allows me to transcode videos to a video codec that is highly compatible to the Windows platform. We produce large scientific videos from measurements and would like ...
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5answers
183 views

Running a Windows Application on a Mac

I just did a presentation to a client of mine of a commercial Windows application I just made available. The problem is that this client just has Mac machines. I don’t know the Mac OS version. So how ...
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3answers
567 views

Where do I download an older version of Safari for Windows

I need a specific version of Safari using WebKit 525.27; I have tracked it to Safari 3.2.1. The first Google hit on Apple points to: ...
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3answers
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Install Windows Media Player 12 on Windows XP?

Is it possible to install Windows Media Player 12 in Windows XP SP2?
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1answer
863 views

Are all Adobe CS3 and CS4 programs compatible with windows 7 home premium

Are all Adobe CS3 and CS4 programs compatible with Windows 7 Home Premium? I have doubt that maybe it will not work? Can you tell me if it works? and also another question: are all programs in ...
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What filesystem to use when using both Windows and Linux? [duplicate]

I will be buying a 2TB hard drive soon, and would like to use it as media storage. I would like to be able to read/write from both Windows (version 7, 64bit) and Ubuntu Linux, and I need support for ...
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1answer
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File system format for both windows and linux use (besides fat32)

I'm looking for a file system to format my large external drive with that can read/write in linux and read/write in windows. I know Fat32 is usually the best suggestion, but a large percent of my ...
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3answers
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Can a Windows CE netbook run Windows XP?

Can you upgrade a nebook running Windows CE to Windows XP? Can you download music? I just bought two for my grandkids ages 12 and 14.
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6answers
263 views

Considering upgrade to Windows 7; need advice [closed]

All my systems are happily running Windows XP. I'm finally - grudgingly - installing SP3 on all of them since Microsoft has stopped developing patches for SP2. But XP doesn't have much life left. ...
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3answers
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Record desktop screen with command line tool

I have to record my desktop screen for at most 30 minutes using command line parameters. I have an Adobe Air application that works fine with VLC player, it records the screen, but on Linux only — it ...
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1answer
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How many of the world's PCs has the Office 2007 compatibility pack installed (docx, xlsx etc)?

Is there any way to find out how many PCs have the compatibility pack installed? We're planning to end distribution of office 2003 (.doc .xls) files, and even though a considerable number of users ...
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2answers
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Acer Aspire 9300 - Windows 7 Drivers Needed

I bought an Acer Aspire notebook with Vista several years ago. It's great laptop and has served me well since I have been running it. The thing is, since Vista was crap back then, I downgraded to XP ...
2
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1answer
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Run a Windows executable in XP compatibility mode from the command line?

Is there a way I can set the compatibility mode of an .exe file through the command line on execution of said file?
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How does the “Compatibility Mode” in Windows work?

How does the Compatibility Mode in Windows work internally?
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1answer
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Can MS Services for Unix be deployed and accessed from a shared drive?

I'm interested in experimenting with replacing our dependency on MKS with MS' Sevices for Unix toolset. I was wondering if anyone has any experience with deploying SFU on a shared drive? We like to, ...
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2answers
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What is a file system which has r/w on all major OSes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cross-platform filesystem What is a file system which has r/w on all OSes like windows, linux and Mac. Windows comes with FAT and NTFS support and EXT3 support can be ...
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1answer
151 views

help purchasing a firewire card and external harddrive [closed]

My brother wants a firewire card and 1TB external harddrive which I want to get him for Christmas. The thing is, I'm not sure I have all the information I need. He built his own computer which I know ...
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Is there a Wine-like program, but for Windows? [closed]

Sometimes, there's a Linux app that I'd like to run in Windows (XP). Is there something similar to Wine that will do it?