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Windows 7: How to turn off application compatibility engine


14 May 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
How to turn off application compatibility engine

I'm trying to install Windows SahrePoint Services 3.0 SP2 on Windows 7 Home Premium following a tutorial found at Bamboo Nation, which requires turning off the application compatibility engine from the local group policy editor. As my version of Windows 7 excludes gpedit.msc how am I supposed to disable the engine manually through the registry?
Thanks in advance!


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22 Nov 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Poroff, and welcome to Seven Forums.

I don't know if you still need this, but here are two REG files below that are the same as doing it in Group Policy. After merging the REG file, restart the computer to apply. Be sure to read the description below for what this does to make sure this is what you want.
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Hope this helps,
Shawn


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File Type: reg Enable_Application_CompatibilityEngine.reg (260 Bytes, 374 views)
File Type: reg Disable_Application_CompatibilityEngine.reg (286 Bytes, 507 views)
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22 Nov 2010   #3

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

is this the same as the program compatibility assistant service?

it's easily disabled with services.msc.

..or maybe it's not the same thing?
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22 Nov 2010   #4
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Angelo,

I don't think it's quite the same since that has it's own enable/disable option in Group Policy, but not 100% sure.

Program Compatibility Assistant - Enable or Disable
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