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Windows 7: can't disable program compatability assisant

13 Dec 2014   #1
Shub Niggurath

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
can't disable program compatability assisant

I have them disabled in both services.msc and gpedit.msc, but when I try to run certain programs it still comes up with this:



How do I fix this? This is just wrong and restrictive.


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13 Dec 2014   #2
DreadStarX

Windows 8 64bit Professional
 
 

Is this on Windows 7? The icon, and the skin look Windows XP Pro / MC Edition. Can you give us any more information?
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13 Dec 2014   #3
Shub Niggurath

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

It's Windows 7 using XP Royale skin, Windows 7 x64 Ultimate. I am getting WMP10 (because I prefer it) to install, I've followed through the steps on this post but they haven't worked for me.

I disable Program Compatibility Assistant in Local Group Policy Editor and Services:







But it still shows this:



One notable thing is that in the Registry Editor I didn't find "Installed Versions", I simply figured it wasn't there:

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13 Dec 2014   #4
Shub Niggurath

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Hello?
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13 Dec 2014   #5
Shub Niggurath

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

I found out why PCA was still on, I got it now but now I have a new error:



Can somebody PLEASE help me?
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13 Dec 2014   #6
DreadStarX

Windows 8 64bit Professional
 
 

If you click, yes, what happens? I haven't seen a problem like this in Windows 7 before.
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