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Windows 7: why compatibility mode list is different

17 Jan 2014   #1
saradav

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why compatibility mode list is different

i see something strange , on friend PC if you open the compatibility mode list you can see the (windows 7) option even he have windows 7 !!! on other PC's this choice is unavailable !!! any good and right answer ??? And why needed even if i am insides windows 7 environment !!!???


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17 Jan 2014   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
I'm not at all sure what compatibility mode list your referring to could you please give more details ?
Cheers.
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17 Jan 2014   #3
derekimo

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It lists windows 7 because it is a previous version since windows 7 SP1 is the more current version.
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17 Jan 2014   #4
UsernameIssues

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by saradav View Post
i see something strange , on friend PC if you open the compatibility mode list you can see the (windows 7) option even he have windows 7 !!! on other PC's this choice is unavailable !!! any good and right answer ??? And why needed even if i am insides windows 7 environment !!!???
Why do these PCs not have SP1 installed??? :-(
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